Dr. Christy Hewling named Chief of Emergency Medicine
The Southeast Permanente Medical Group is pleased to announce that Christy Hewling, MD, has been named Chief of Emergency Medicine, effective October 1. Dr. Hewling, who was previously lead physician at the Kaiser Permanente TownPark ACC/CDU, will be responsible for all Advanced Care Center (ACC) physicians at the TownPark ACC. She will also oversee our ACC physicians at the new KP Southwood ACC when it opens in early 2014.
Dr. Hewling, a native of Louisiana, moved to Atlanta in 1996 and attended graduate school at Georgia State University. She completed her medical degree at Howard University Medical College in Washington, DC and her residency in Emergency Medicine at Grady Hospital. She joined TSPMG in December 2011 as part of our new ACC team. Christy lives in Smyrna with her husband Kirk, who is also a physician, and their two sons, ages 6 and 9.
Dr. Hewling's leadership has been a major force in the success of the Kaiser Permanente ACC and CDU. Please join us in congratulating Christy on her new role.