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About Our Physician Outreach Program

What do physician outreach liaisons do?

The physician outreach liaisons at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta:

  • Build and maintain collaborative interactions and open communication between Children’s, our medical staff and community physicians.
  • Create a more consistent experience for community physicians and their staff.
  • Address questions, concerns and issues.
  • Identify and address barriers to access to care.
  • Provide information about Children’s services, programs and continuing education events.
  • Introduce new providers to community pediatricians.
  • Arrange requested in-services.

Who are the physician outreach liaisons at Children’s?

Designated physician liaisons are the primary contacts for physicians, practice managers and staff in specific regions throughout Georgia. If you have questions or concerns or are seeking information, contact the liaison for your region. 

The physician liaisons are led by Ryan Williams. He can be reached at ryan.williams@choa.org or 404-785-2286.

 

Sibley Heart Center Cardiology Physician Outreach Liaisons

At Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, our physician outreach liaisons:

  • Build and maintain collaborative interactions between Sibley providers, staff and community providers.
  • Create a more consistent experience for community providers and their staff.
  • Address questions, concerns and issues.
  • Identify and address barriers to access to care.
  • Provide information about our services, programs and continuing education events.
  • Introduce new providers to pediatricians in the community.
  • Promote conferences and community events with referring groups, perinatologists and hospitals.
  • Arrange requested in-services.

Our designated physician liaisons are the primary contact for providers, practice managers, referral coordinators and staff within specific regions throughout Georgia. Our liaisons are able to address questions, concerns, and issues. They provide information about Sibley's cardiology services and specialty programs and can arrange educational opportunities.

  • Katina Hunter
    Katina Hunter
    Manager, Marketing and Communications, Physician Outreach
    hunterk@kidsheart.com
    770-488-9218
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  • Joyce Bahorich
    Joyce Bahorich
  • Physician Liaison, Cardiology
    Regions: Albany, Alpharetta, Canton, Center for Advanced Pediatrics,
  • Columbus, Cumming, Gainesville, Macon, Marietta, Scottish Rite, Villa Rica
    bahorichj@kidsheart.com
    404-405-1717
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  • Lauren Purdum
    Lauren Purdum
  • Physician Liaison, Cardiology
  • Regions: Athens, Center for Advanced Pediatrics, Cumming, Dalton, Johns Creek, Lawrenceville,
  • Marietta Newnan, Rockdale, Scottish Rite, Stockbridge, Thomasville, Valdosta, Villa Rica
    purduml@kidsheart.com
    330-322-6930

  • Looking for additional information on a service at Children’s?

    We are happy to schedule an in-service to educate your practice on a specific specialty, service or resource. Contact our physician outreach team and let us know what you are looking for.

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