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– Spartan Health Sciences University
– Residency in Family Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB): 2001

Dr. Dharmesh Kumar Patel

M.D., F.A.A.F.P

As President, CEO, and founder of Georgia Family Care, Dr. Patel has proudly served the primary care needs of Dekalb And Gwinnett County for nearly 30 years.

Dr. Patel is a Board Certified Family Medicine physician, treating patients of all ages. He emphasizes the holistic treatment of the total patient, both physically and mentally. While he enjoys practicing all aspects of family health, education and prevention are foundational to his philosophy and the practice.

He is particularly interested in treating patients with multiple comorbidities (conditions), especially Diabetes, Hypertension and Cardiovascular diseases.

Dr. Patel embodies the motto of Georgia Family Care, “Where Patients Come First,” as seen in multiple awards including, but not limited to America’s Most Honored Professionals. His attentive and compassionate nature make him a favorite among families.

He previously practiced in Alabama before moving to Georgia in 2005 when he established Georgia Family Care. Since then, he has opened two additional offices.

Dr. Patel is fluent in English, Spanish, Gujarati, Hindi, and Punjabi. Outside the office, Dr. Patel also enjoys playing and watching cricket, golf, and volleyball.


America’s Most Honored Professionals

– 2019 – Top 10%
– 2018 – Top 10%
– 2017 – Top 5%
– 2016 – Top 10%

Compassionate Doctor

– 2016
– 2015
– 2012

Patients’ Choice

– 2016
– 2013
– 2008

Patients’ Choice 5 Year Honoree

– 2012

Vitals Top 10 Doctor by City

– 2014

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Jenny Than


Mrs. Jenny Than has over 10 years of experience in the primary care field. She has been working with Dr. Patel at Georgia Family Care since 2010.

Mrs. Than is a graduate of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences with a Master degree of Physician Assistant in 2008, and was Certified in 2008.

Her energetic and calming spirit makes her great with children, and she is also very experienced with well women exams.

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Ganesh Kini


Dr. Kini is a Board Certified Internal Medicine physician who has practiced in the Lithonia, Rockdale and Newton communities for over 30 years. Having primarily cared for the adult and senior population locally, he is well versed in treating hypertension, insulin and non- insulin dependent diabetes, arthritis, heart and lung disease, and many other acute and chronic conditions.

Before joining the Georgia Family Care practice, Dr. Kini started his own private practice in Rockdale County in 1987. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine from Cook County Hospital in Chicago in 1981, after which he worked for the Veterans Administration Hospital.

With decades of experience caring for patients, Dr. Kini’s expertise is unmatched. With his compassionate and caring demeanor, Dr. Kini has been a very welcome addition to Georgia Family Care.