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Theresa Lawrence Ford
Theresa Lawrence Ford is The Medical Director of North Georgia Rheumatology Group and an Active Staff member at Gwinnett Medical Center Hospitals. She practices in a single specialty group in Gwinnett County, Georgia with her sister who is also a Rheumatologist. Dr. Lawrence Ford received her Medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Emory University Hospitals, where also completed a fellowship in Rheumatology and Immunology. She is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
She is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology, a member of the National Medical Association, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rheumatology Society™ and an active member of the Board of Directors for the Georgia Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. She has also served as a Member of the Medical Advisory Board of the Lupus Foundation and the Lupus Registry.
With a strong research background, she has done research in the fields of Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis and maintains her interest currently by participating as an investigator in clinical trials and by acting a national speaker in the field of Rheumatology. She has been recognized in Atlanta Magazine yearly as a Top Doctor in her field since 2005.
In addition to her professional societies she maintains an avid interest in Wellness. She is holds certification in the American Council on Exercise as a Personal Trainer, and is Medical Director of Patient Fitness Center.
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