Since 1991, New Horizons Internal Medicine has provided the highest level of quality care, focusing on the prevention and treatment of adult diseases. The practice”s head physician and owner, Dr. Ralph Jackson, has more than 30 years experience in the medical field and is double board certified in internal and emergency medicine. “My practice offers a full range of services, and I”m prepared to handle whatever diagnosis a patient brings to me – no matter how rare or complex,”# he says.
Presently operating two locations in Gwinnett – one office in Lawrenceville and one in Duluth, New Horizons Internal Medicine cares for adolescents (15 and up), adults and geriatrics. In addition, Dr. Jackson serves on staff at Gwinnett Medical Center and Emory Johns Creek Hospital. “It”s our goal is to assist patients by providing flexible office visits, being the on-call physician for hospitalizations, and coordinating outpatient care,”# he says. The medical team also has established working relationships with many subspecialists in the community, which relieves the pressure for patients searching for the appropriate specialist.
Practicing comprehensive preventative medicine, the team manages severe chronic illness and pain, multi-system disease processes, and situations where several illnesses may strike at once. This includes treating such conditions as diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, stroke management and prevention, gastrointestinal (GI) disorders, anxiety and depression, ADHD, asthma/COPD, and gynecology. Dr. Jackson is also one of the few internists in Gwinnett to care for patients during their hospitalization stay as well as perform minor surgical procedures and lacerations.
For 2013, New Horizons Internal Medicine has expanded their services to include assistance for narcotic dependants with Suboxone, weigh loss management, and adult vaccinations. Dr. Jackson also added certified family nurse practitioner Yuan Hu to his team. Originally from China, Hu received her Master of Science in Nursing from Georgia State University and is part of the American Association of
“It”s a pleasure and honor to work side-by-side with Dr. Jackson participating in the care of his patients. His history and experience has made him an expert in diagnosing difficult cases. At all times, I have found him to have a wonderful bedside manner serving his patients,”# says Hu.
New Horizons Internal Medicine is committed to caring for their patients for many years to come. “We plan to continue to provide professional and compassionate care to a wide spectrum of patients and their families,”# says Dr. Jackson.