Monday thru Friday: 7am to 5pm
NCFP is proud to present our staff of board certified physicians. Each member is dedicated to service and quality health care in a comfortable environment.
Dr. Gardiner has been in private practice since 1984. Originally from Louisiana, he moved to Alpharetta in 1995. Dr. Gardiner helped found North Chattahoochee Family Physicians, LLC in 1997 in...
After finishing his training in Kentucky, Dr. Ellis returned to Georgia in 1996. He has a special interest in pediatrics and preventive medicine, and is also experienced and skilled with...
Dr. Culpepper was raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She completed her Family Practice training in Atlanta, Georgia with special emphasis in women’s health care. She lives in Johns Creek with husband...
A Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse (RN) who has earned a Master’s Degree in a specialty area. Certified Family Nurse Practitioners specialize in family practice and provide primary health care to individuals and families. NPs assess, diagnose and manage common, acute and chronic illnesses, administer physical examinations, order and interpret diagnostic test and perform common office procedures. NPs emphasize health promotion, disease prevention and patient education.
Physician Assistants are health care professionals licensed to practice medicine with physician supervision. As part of their comprehensive responsibilities, PAs conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret test, counsel on preventive health care, assist in surgery, and in most states can write prescriptions. PAs are trained in intensive education programs accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physiciain Assistant (ARC-PA).
Before joining NCFP in 2013, Mrs. Sharova practiced in hospital, outpatient, and home health care settings in Georgia and abroad. She is Board Certified in Family Practice and has a special interest in Preventive medicine and treating obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol. Yelena resides with her husband in Alpharetta. She enjoys traveling, hiking, reading and cooking.
Kenessaw State University, MSN, NP-C, 2010
Kenessaw State University, BSN, RN, 2009
Ms. Caulley has been a member of the NCFP team since 2000. She has previous experience in critical care and research roles and is currently a preceptor for Emory University Family Nurse Practitioner and Midwifery programs. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.
Emory University, MSN, FNP-BC, 1999
Chattanooga State Community College, AD, RN, 1994
Liberty University, B.S. Community Health Promotion, 1990
Hanna Park received her undergraduate degree in Nursing with honors at The University of Iowa before she moved to Atlanta in 2009. She was a surgical and transplant nurse in the ICU for 7 years before receiving her Master’s degree in Nursing at Emory University in 2014. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Hanna enjoys spending time at home with her husband and son.
Emory University, MSN, FNP-C, 2014
University of Iowa, RN, BSN, 2007
Jo Ann joined North Chattahoochee Family Physicians in November 2014 and is excited to be working in her community. Jo Ann recently moved to the Alpharetta area and brings with her experience specific to orthopedics and pain management. Jo Ann received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Smith College in Northampton, MA. She later went on to graduate with a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, which is nationally ranked among the top ten physician assistant schools in the United States.
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, MS, PA-C, 1999
Smith College, BA, 1991
Kelly Miskovic joined North Chattahoochee Family Physicians in 2015. Kelly was raised in the Greater Atlanta Area. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Georgia. Kelly continued her education at the Medical University of South Carolina, graduating with honors and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. She is a member of the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys traveling with her husband, cooking and spending time with friends and family.
Medical University of South Carolina, MSPAS
University of Georgia, B.S.
Bonnie Chapman is a native Georgian. She has over 34 years’ experience in the medical industry. . She worked 16 years for what is now Emory Eastside Medical Center. While at Emory Eastside Medical Center, Bonnie was instrumental in setting up the Senior Mental Health Unit along with Grace Nadolny, MD and Ted Brockett, MD. From there, she worked for HCA setting up practices that ranged from Geriatric to Ob-Gyn. Bonnie has been married for 38 years to, her husband, Scott and has two boys, Ross and Kyle. She enjoys spending time with her two grandchildren, Clementine and Conor. In her spare time, she sews, paints and is an avid reader.
Dekalb Community College 1994.
MEDICAL GROUP MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION 2006 AAPC 2006
Most of our patients have been personally referred to us by previous patients. There
is no greater satisfaction than the recommendation by a patient that has received
The very capable and friendly nursing staff at North Chattahoochee Family Physicians.
Front Office Staff
Our front office staff employees are very dedicated and knowledgeable in the areas of registration, scheduling, eligibility and billing. Please feel free to contact our staff if you have any questions or needs.
We are a “Preferred Provider” for more than 30 Insurance Carriers.Below is a list of insurers we contract with. If your insurer does not appear on the list please contact them directly, we may have a contract with them and not show up on the list.
Our staff will electronically file your medical claim if you have an HMO or PPO plan that we contract with.
If you have an indemnity plan or a plan which we do not contract with, you will be asked to pay for services at the time of your visit.
We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover and Diner’s Club.
Accepted Managed Care Providers
Allura Aesthetic Center
Allura Aesthetic Center is North Chattahoochee Family Physician’s in-house Medical Spa. Allura was founded in 2007. Dr. Lonnie Gardiner and Dr. Paul Ellis have extensive training in injectables cosmetic use. Licensed medical aesthetician Candy Conrady has been practicing skin care since 2005. Candy specializes in chemical peels, performs laser treatments, microdermabrasion and cellulite reduction procedures. Our team specializes in treatments tailored to the individual. We merge artistic with medical expertise to provide an aesthetically safe treatment.
RADIESSE® calcium-based microspheres suspended in a water-based gel are injected into your skin through a simple, safe, and minimally invasive procedure. Once injected, the process of collagenesis starts at RADIESSE wrinkle filler works below your skin’s surface to stimulate the production of your own collagen which replenishes lost facial volume to smooth our signs of aging. These results may last a year or more.
JUVEDERM injectable gel (hyaluronic acid) is smooth gel filler your doctor eases under your skin to instantly smooth out wrinkles or folds that look like parentheses along the side of your nose and mouth. Results are instant, smooth and natural. Lasts up to six months or longer.
(Botulinum Toxin Type A) is a quick and minimally invasive procedure consisting of a few tiny injections directly into the muscles responsible for frown lines between the brows.
New Patient Forms
If you are a new patient, please download the following forms. Fill them out and bring them with you to your first appointment. This will save time for you and us.
Please note that anytime your personal or insurance information changes, you will need to fill out the “Patient Information” form and bring it in.
Click on the underlined file name below (‘patient information.pdf ‘, etc.) to download the document. All forms are Adobe Acrobat .pdf files. (You most likely already have this application to open pdfs, but if not, you can download free, at this external link to