Georgia Pulmonary & Critical Care Consultants Georgia Pulmonary & Critical Care Consultants

Dear Patient,

Northside Hospital is grateful for your support over the years in allowing our practice, Dr. Frank DeMarco with Georgia Pulmonary & Critical Care Consultants (GPCC), to serve as your trusted health care provider. We would like to take this time to notify you that this practice will be closing effective November 30, 2018.

In order to maintain continuity of care, we are happy to help you find another pulmonary and sleep specialist within the Northside Hospital system. We are confident you will continue to receive the same excellent care to which you are accustomed. The following is a list of our other Northside pulmonary and sleep related practices:

North Point Pulmonary Associates
Alpharetta and Cumming

Northside Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Buford, Cumming, and Dawsonville

Pulmonary and Critical Care of Atlanta
Sandy Springs

Cherokee Lung and Sleep
Blairsville, Canton, Ellijay, and Woodstock

Sleep Disorder Centers of Georgia (Sleep only)
Sandy Springs

The Northside Hospital referral line is also available at 404-845-5555 for those who wish to consider other options.

We will continue to maintain your patient record in the Northside medical record system as part of our organized health care arrangement following the GPCC closing. Prior to November 30, 2018, if you would like to obtain a copy of your medical records, you can bring the enclosed Authorization for Release of Information Form to GPCC. Should you decide to continue your care with one of the providers listed above please call the appropriate appointment line and identify yourself as a GPCC patient and they will have the ability to obtain a copy of your record for your next visit.

However, should you choose to have your medical record sent to a non-Northside provider or obtain a copy of your medical record after November 30, 2018, HIM Quality Solutions will be managing the release of your records and you can mail, fax or email the enclosed Authorization Form to:

HIM Quality Solutions, Inc.
Closed Physician Practice Requests
PO Box 1778
Buford, Georgia 30515
(Fax): 678-482-5572
Email sent over the internet may not be encrypted or secured. If you choose to email any information over the internet (including to yourself) your information could be accessed by others.

In the event you need to reach HIM Quality Solutions, Inc., please call 404-303-3342.

On behalf of Northside Hospital, it has been a privilege to serve you at Georgia Pulmonary & Critical Care and we would be honored to continue your care at any of the practices listed above.


Greg Underwood