Our Providers

Physicians

Michael Echemendia, MD, FACOG

Dr Echemendia (Dr. Ech) is from Cuba and lived in Minnesota until he moved to Atlanta, Ga. at 12 years old. He graduated from Marist HS and has Bachelor of Arts and Science degrees from both St. Thomas College in Minnesota and Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Ga. Read more.

John Lee, MD

Dr. Lee is from Eastman, Georgia. He attended Georgia Tech receiving his degree in Civil Engineering in 1968. He served three years in the U.S. Navy from 1968-1971. Upon discharge he entered the Medical College of Georgia graduating as a Doctor of Medicine in 1975. Read more.

Angela Nix, MD, FACOG

Dr. Angela Nix is a native of Atlanta. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and then graduated from the Medical College of Georgia, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Society. Read more.

Abby H. Otto, MD

Dr. Abby Otto, a native of the Atlanta area, joined Roswell ObGyn in 2012. She received her undergraduate degree at The University of Georgia where she majored in Biology and Psychology. Read more.

Melissa C. Parker, MD, FACOG

Dr. Parker received her undergraduate degree from Emory University. She completed her medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana and her residency at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia in 1999. Read more.

Richard B. Robbins, MD, FACOG

Originally from Cincinnati, Dr. Robbins came to Atlanta in 1976 to attend Georgia Tech where he graduated with highest honors in Chemical Engineering, was a 4 year starter on the baseball team, was a member of ANAK and was the 1980 graduate of the year. Read more.

Shannon L. Sugarman, MD, FACOG

Dr. Sugarman, a native of Connecticut, joined Roswell OB-GYN in 2008. She did her undergraduate studies at Vassar and her medical training at St. George's University and The University of Connecticut. Read more.

Richard C. Zane, MD, FACOG

Dr. Zane was born and raised in Roslyn, New York. He graduated magna cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis and completed medical school at St. Louis University. Read more.

Nurse Practitioners

Kerianne Anastasia, FNPC, MSN

Kerianne grew up in Atlanta. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Clemson University, with honors. After working in Women’s Health at Northside Hospital for two years, she advanced her training at North Georgia College & State University, where she earned a Master of Science in Nursing, with honors. Read more.

Rachel Burt, WHNP, MSN

Rachel joined Roswell OB/GYN in 2005 after earning her Masters degree in nursing from Emory University where she was a Woodruff Scholar. She is certified as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. Read more.

Ginnene Hall, WHNP, MSN

Ginnene started her career in nursing at Northside Hospital after receiving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Georgia College & State University. After six years of working as a registered nurse in Mother-Baby, she furthered her training at Georgia State University where she received a Master of Science degree, with honors. Read more.

Terry Morris, WHNP, MSN

Terry Morris completed her Master’s Degree at Emory University as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in 2005, graduating with honors. Prior to attending Emory she worked as labor and delivery RN for many years. Read more.

Nurse Midwives

Stephanie Beasley, CNM, MSN

Stephanie grew up on Lookout Mountain, Tennessee and moved to Atlanta in high school. She graduated from the Westminster Schools, attended the University of Georgia, and graduated from the Medical College of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Read more.

Laurie Braswell, CNM, MSN

Laurie graduated from the Medical College of Georgia with a BS in nursing and began her career at Northside Hospital as a labor and delivery nurse in 1982. After working for several years as a staff nurse, she realized she wanted to provide women with better options in their birth experience and returned to graduate school at Emory University to earn a Masters degree in Nurse Midwifery. Read more.

Traci Dunn, CNM

Traci is originally from Ringgold, Georgia. She attended the University of Georgia and graduated with honors from the Medical College of Georgia in 2002 with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Read more.

Natalie Nix, CNM, MSN

Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Natalie received her BS in Microbiology from the University of Georgia in 2001 graduating Summa Cum Laude with Honors. She then attended Emory University where she obtained her BSN graduating Magna Cum Laude. Read more.
Welcome

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News

Dr. Sugarman's oldest child Rose has an inoperable brain tumor requiring that Dr. Sugarman begin a leave of absence October 30. However, Dr. Sugarman will begin working part-time starting in January 2014.

For details on Rose, go to the CaringBridge website and search for Rose Sugarman.

Please keep the Sugarman family in your thoughts and prayers.

Effective immediately, our practice has added office hours and adjusted schedules to meet the needs of Dr. Sugarman's patients. Please be patient.

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