ATLANTA, GA (October 12, 2011) – Piedmont Physicians Group welcomes internist and endocrinologist Jennifer Gilligan, Ph.D., M.D., to its practice located on the Piedmont Hospital campus. Dr. Gilligan joins Reshma Patel, M.D., and Imad El-Kebbi, M.D., at Piedmont Physicians Endocrinology located at 105 Collier Road, NW in Atlanta, Ga.
Jennifer Gilligan, Ph.D., M.D.
“Dr. Gilligan’s expertise is a great complement to this practice,” said Berney Crane, President of Piedmont Medical Care Corporation. “Her background in both medicine and public health will be an asset to both patients and the community at large.”
Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Gilligan served most recently as a physician in the emergency room at the Veterans Association Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. Prior to her career as a medical doctor, Dr. Gilligan served in several public health research roles in Washington, D.C., including positions at George Washington University, the National Low Income Housing Coalition and the American Bar Association - Center on Children and the Law.
Dr. Gilligan earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and Spanish, a master’s in philosophy, doctorate in public policy and a medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, in Lowell, Mass. She completed her residency and fellowship at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. and is board certified in internal medicine.
A strong advocate for preventative medicine, Dr. Gilligan Is particularly interested in helping patients with chronic diseases like diabetes make lasting lifestyle changes. In her spare time, Dr. Gilligan enjoys running, yoga and Pilates.
Dr. Gilligan accepts most major insurance plans. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. To schedule an appointment, call 404-367-3210. For more information, visit piedmontphysicians.org.