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The New Benchmark In Endocrinology

Paul C. Davidson, MD - Paul Davidson MD, one of the nation’s original board-recognized endocrinologists, has worked with diabetes for 42 years. Diabetes experts in Minnesota, West Virginia, University of Pennsylvania, and Emory trained him, and he has in turn trained others at West Virginia University and Emory.


Bruce W. Bode, MD, FACE - Bruce Bode, MD, FACE, is a diabetes specialist with Atlanta Diabetes Associates with special expertise and interest in insulin delivery and glucose sensing. He is past president of the Georgia Affiliate of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and has served on the board of directors of the Atlanta chapters of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, the ADA, and Georgia Diabetes camps.  Read Full Bio


_MG_0715edit1N. Spencer Welch, MD - Dr. Welch was born and raised in Atlanta. He received his undergraduate degree at Princeton University and then came home to Emory University for Medical School. He did his internship and residency at Emory, Grady Hospital and affiliated hospitals. He did a chief residency at Crawford Long Hospital before doing a Fellowship in Endocrinology at Emory where he did research in development a method to measure insulin resistance in Type 2 Diabetes patients.  Read Full Bio


David G. Robertson, MD - Dr. Robertson currently practices Endocrinology with the Atlanta Diabetes Associates located at Piedmont Hospital. He has been with this practice since 1998.

Previously he was in practice at the Emory Clinic for six years. In addition to general Endocrinology, his practice focuses on metabolic risks for cardiovascular disease and endocrine disease in transplant patients.  Read Full Bio


 _MG_0688edit-2Joseph A. Johnson, PA- Mr. Johnson is a licensed Physician Assistant with Atlanta Diabetes Associates. He has been with the practice for over 10 years, under the direct supervision of Dr. Bruce Bode.

He has over 10 years experience delivering high quality care for persons with diabetes, including intensive insulin pump therapy.  Read Full Bio


Patricia Richardson, NP - Pat Richardson is a Nurse Practitioner whose nursing career stared in 1970 after obtaining a Bachelors in Nursing from St Louis University. After years as a staff member and supervisor in numerous types of Critical Care units she received her Masters in Nursing at Emory University in 1979. It was then after meeting Dr. Paul Davidson at Emory Clinic, that Pat dedicated the rest of her career to Diabetes.  Read Full Bio


Staci D Kies, PA - Staci D. Kies is a board- certified physician assistant who has been with the practice since 2006.  She is a graduate of the Emory Physician Assistant Program and also has a master’s degree in behavioral studies.  She has been a medical volunteer at Camp Kudzu, a camp for children with Type 1 Diabetes, since 2006.  Read Full Bio