Heart Disease Prevention & Wellness Team

Jefferson Baer, MD

Jefferson Baer, MD

Director of Preventive Cardiology- Midtown

Allen Dollar, MD

Allen Dollar, MD, FACC, FACP

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Chief of Cardiology, Grady Memorial Hospital

Ijeoma Isiadinso, MD

Ijeoma Isiadinso, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Susmita Parashar, MD

Susmita Parashar, MD

Professor of Medicine

Arshed Quyyumi, MD

Arshed Quyyumi, MD, FACC, FRCP

Professor of Medicine

Laurence Sperling, MD

Laurence Sperling, MD, FACC, FACP, FAHA

Professor of Medicine
Director of Preventive Cardiology

Peter Wilson, MD

Peter Wilson, MD

Professor of Medicine














Christine Nell-Dybdahl, NP, MPH, MSN, RN (Nurse Practitioner)
Christine Nell-Dybdahl, NP-C, MPH, MSN has been a registered nurse since 1994 and a nurse practitioner since 1998. She has been with this practice since 1999. She brings to the practice over 17 years of cardiology experience. She received her BSN from Kent State University and her dual master degrees from Emory University in nursing (board certified family nurse practitioner) and public health (health education and promotion). Her interests include cardiovascular disease prevention, heart healthy life style changes, cholesterol abnormalities, women’s heart care, and family-involved chronic heart disease management. She is adjunct faculty with the Emory Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and is the Nurse Clinical Director of the Emory Center for Heart Disease Prevention.

Claire R. Rice, MSN, APRN, BC (Nurse Practitioner)
Claire R. Rice, MSN, APRN, BC is a graduate of Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing with a Masters in Nursing. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner, with over 20 years experience in cardiovascular disease and risk reduction management. Her clinical interests include: heart disease prevention, cholesterol and lipid management, obesity and diabetes prevention and management and assisting patients and their families to achieve goals for heart disease and diabetes prevention. She is a fellow in American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, 1997 Georgia Association of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Heart of Gold Recipient and 1998 Alpha Epsilon Chapter Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing honoree.

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