Dr. Katherine Tolhurst joins North Ga. physicians group

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DAWSONVILLE, Ga. – Family medicine physicians Ernst Nieuwoudt, MD, Paul Behrmann, MD, Katia Adams, MD and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Dawsonville are pleased to announce that Katherine Tolhurst, MD, a new physician with NGPG Sports Medicine, is now accepting patients at their practice Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Dr. Tolhurst received her medical degree in family medicine from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and completed her residency at University of Tennessee College of Medicine, where she served as chief resident. She completed a primary care/sports medicine fellowship at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Tolhurst is affiliated with the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. She comes to NGPG Dawsonville from Lexington, Kentucky.

“I am thrilled to become a part of NGPG Sports Medicine. It is exciting to join the Group and be able to offer a new service at NGPG Dawsonville,” says Dr.Tolhurst. “By offering sports medicine services in the Dawsonville area, NGPG Sports Medicine can care for more patients and make treatment more convenient for people in Northeast Georgia.”

NGPG Sports Medicine provides services in Barrow, Dawson, Gwinnett, Hall and Jackson counties.

Services include, but are not limited to:

Care for sprains and strains

Customized orthotics

Simple fracture care

Osteoarthritis care

Joint injections

Worker’s compensation

Concussion management

NGPG Sports Medicine Dawsonville is now accepting patients and even offers same-day appointments. It is located at 45 Medical Center Drive in Dawsonville. Call 706-216-3238 to schedule an appointment, or visit www.ngpg.org/sportsmedicine to learn more about the services the practice offers. Please contact the office to inquire regarding specific insurance plans.

NGPG Sports Medicine is a service of Northeast Georgia Health System and has full access to complimentary services including imaging and laboratory services.