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.
Amy Hannula, CNM, MSN
Amy was born in Fresno, California and grew up in Simsbury, Connecticut. She graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1995. She worked as an adoption counselor and then received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Kennesaw State University in 2004. Amy worked ten years as a Labor and Delivery nurse at Northside Hospital and then obtained a Master's degree in Midwifery and Family Nurse Practitioner from Emory University graduating in 2015. Read more.
Lara Hart, MD, FACOG (joining 7/1/2015)
Dr. Hart was born in Arlington, TX. She graduated from Gwynedd-Mercy College with a BS in Biology, Chemistry minor, Cum Laude. She graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Her internship and residency were completed at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN, June 2012. 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.
Mary Long, MD, FACOG (joining July 1, 2015)
Dr. Long was born in Ft. Riley, KS. She graduated from Mercer University with a BS in Biology, Latin minor, Magna Cum Laude. She graduated from Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA. Her internship and residency were completed at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN, June 2010. 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, FACOG
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.
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.
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, MSN
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.
Elizabeth Leggett, CNM, MSN
As an Atlanta area native, Elizabeth first began her career in women's health as a labor and delivery nurse in 2008 after getting her Associates degree. She then continued her education and obtained a Bachelors of Science in nursing from the University of West Georgia in 2009, while continuing to work in labor and delivery at a rural hospital 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.
April Teffault, CNM, MSN
April grew up in Buford, GA and always had the desire to be a nurse. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1996 from Brenau University in Gainesville, GA and began working as a labor and delivery nurse. While caring for laboring women, the desire grew to be a part of the entire pregnancy and birth experience. Read more.
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We're happy to report that Drs Lara Hart and Mary Long will be joining Roswell ObGyn 7/1/2015!!! Please see their bios for additional information.