CHEROKEE COUNTY, GA (Dec. 27, 2023) – Northside Hospital is committed to expanding access to leading health care across Georgia. The health system announces the following new providers and network updates.

Georgia Cancer Specialists in Canton is moving Jan. 8

Georgia Cancer Specialists’ Canton clinic is relocating. The new clinic will be at 1521 Hickory Flat Highway, Suite 100, Canton, GA, 30115.

Physicians will see patients in the new location beginning Monday, Jan. 8. The phone number will remain the same — 770-479-1870. For more information, visit

North Georgia OB/GYN Specialists welcomes Dr. Patrick McCarthy

Dr. Patrick McCarthy is a dedicated and compassionate physician specializing in Obstetrics and Gynecology. His expertise is in minimally invasive, laparoscopic and robotic surgery such as hysterectomies, ovarian cystectomy and salpingectomy (tubal). He began seeing patients at North Georgia OB/GYN Specialists on Dec. 1.

Orthopedic surgeons add locations

Two physicians with the Northside Hospital Orthopedic Institute (NHOI) are adding practice locations.

Dr. Dan Nicholson will see patients Monday, Wednesday and Friday at NHOI – Sports Medicine in Acworth effective Jan. 8.

Dr. Mathew Pombo has begun seeing patients at NHOI – Sports Medicine on Towne Lake Parkway in Woodstock.

Learn more about Northside Hospital Orthopedic Institute.

New physicians join the Northside Primary Care network

Dr. Rebecca Kim has joined Northside Peachtree Corners Primary Care. Dr. Kim is a board-certified family medicine physician, specializing in hypertension, diabetes, mental and women’s health. She began seeing patients on Dec. 1.

Dr. Adrianna Kordek will now see patients at Covenant Family Medicine. She is a board-certified physician in family medicine, and her clinical interests include obesity, women’s reproductive health and behavioral health. She began seeing patients on Dec. 1.

Dr. Nicolas Pham joined Northside Loganville Primary Care on Dec. 1. He is a board-certified physician in internal medicine with clinical interests in diabetes and preventative care.

Strickland Family Medicine adds Porras, extends hours

Dr. Catherine Porras has joined Strickland Family Medicine Clinic in Lawrenceville. She specializes in pediatrics and adult medicine, primarily women’s health.

The clinic also has extended its hours on Tuesday, from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Call 678-312-0400 or visit to make an appointment.


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