W. David Hammad, M.D.
Dr. Hammad grew up in Lebanon and France. After graduating from medical school, he completed his training in pediatrics at Case Western University in Ohio, and then did a fellowship in infectious diseases at Emory. He is board certified in Pediatrics. In addition to general pediatrics, he likes to focus on infectious diseases and dermatology. He is fluent in French and Arabic. During his free time, Dr. Hammad enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, walking and spending time with his grandchildren.
Robert C. Platner, M.D.
Dr. Platner grew up in Chattanooga, TN, attended Washington University in St. Louis and is a graduate of The University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. He completed his pediatric training at Emory University. He is an adjunct faculty member of the Emory School of Medicine and is a board-certified pediatrician with the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Platner has special interest in the treatment of asthma and allergies as well as attention deficit disorder. He enjoys hiking, kayaking, travel, cooking, and playing guitar.
Priya Patel, M.D.
Dr. Patel grew up in Dalton, GA then completed her undergraduate and masters degree in Washington DC. She then went on to medical school at the Medical College of Georgia and completed her pediatric residency at the University of Florida Gainesville. She is board certified in pediatrics and has interests in preventative care, obesity and breastfeeding medicine. In her free time Dr. Patel enjoys baking, hiking, cooking, exercising, watching sports, traveling and eating at food festivals.
Tennisha Williams, CPNP-PC
Tennisha Williams is a board certified pediatric nurse practitioner. She received her Masters of Science in nursing from the University of Rochester and is currently a doctoral candidate at Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. Tennisha is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as well as a member of the Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society for the Emory Chapter. She also currently serves as a preceptor for South University Family Nurse Practitioner students. Her special interest includes child advocacy and child abuse. Tennisha grew up in Rochester, NY and loves to travel, sing, watch movies, and spend time with her family.
Lauren King, M.D.
Dr. King grew up in Atlanta. She got her undergraduate degree at Stanford University, and then went to medical school at the University of Colorado. She returned home to Atlanta to complete her pediatric training at Emory University, and stayed on to serve an extra year as Chief Resident. She is board-certified in Pediatrics and has special interests in breastfeeding medicine, child development, parent education, and child advocacy. She loves spending time with her husband and two young children, and especially enjoys hiking, cooking, and reading.
Michelle Davis-Watts, PA-C
Michelle Davis-Watts is a native Atlanta and lives in Decatur with her 3 children. She earned her bachelor degrees in science and in psychology from Emory University. She attained her Master's degree at Emory University School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program in 1995. Michelle enjoys sharing her love of reading, healthy lifestyle, nature, exploring, and music with her children at home and her patients at work. She believes educating and supporting both patient and family in healthy lifestyle choices can cause lasting positive changes in both body and mind.