Atlanta South Gastroenterology, P.C.
Atlanta South Gastroenterology, P.C. was a private practice of gastroenterology (gastrointestinal medicine and liver diseases) with a clinic and an endoscopy center. The clinic was initially located in East Point, Georgia and later in Riverdale, Georgia, both suburbs of Atlanta.
The practice was started in 1984 by David M. Martin, M.D., who was joined by Ralph C. Lyons, M.D. in 1989.
Drs. Martin and Lyons opened Atlanta South Endoscopy Center in 2005.
On July 1, 2016 Drs. Martin and Lyons closed their independent
practice and joined Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates, a well-established GI
practice known for their quality of care and one of the largest GI practices in the US.
Dr. David Martin graduated from Oberlin College in 1973, and from the Emory University School of Medicine in 1977. He served an internship and residency in Internal Medicine from 1977-1980 at the Emory University affiliated hospitals, and a fellowship in Digestive Diseases (Gastroenterology) from 1980-83 at the Emory University affiliated hospitals. He was the acting Chief of Gastroenterology at the Atlanta VA Medical Center, and Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) at the Emory University School of Medicine from 1983-84. In 1984 he opened his office for the practice of internal medicine and gastroenterology; the practice is now limited to gastroenterology. Dr. Martin is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and by the American Board of Gastroenterology. He is a Fellow in the American College of Physicians and in the American College of Gastroenterology.
Dr. Ralph Lyons graduated from Harvard University in 1978, and from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1982. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine from 1982-85 at the Emory University affiliated hospitals, served with the Public Health Service from 1985-87, and completed his specialty training in Digestive Diseases (Gastroenterology) at the Medical College of Georgia from 1987-89. He joined Dr. Martin's practice in 1989. Dr. Lyons is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and by the American Board of Gastroenterology.