• Windermere Medical Group


    Our state of the art, Full Service Primary Care medical offices are here to serve all your healthcare needs. We provide Primary Care services to individuals and families. We are affiliated with Northside Hospital, Inc.



    We are accepting New Patients at all our locations. We offer Same Day Appointments. We welcome walk-ins. You can schedule your appointments ANY time by using our mobile, on-line or phone call options

    Accepting New Patients

    Most Insurances Accepted


    We are committed to providing each patient with an exceptional level of care and attention in a friendly environment. Our board certified Physicians and dedicated staff work together as a team to provide high-quality comprehensive care and take pride in paying close attention to each patient's needs.  Our focus is not just treating immediate and chronic problems but we believe that preventing a health problem is better than having to overcome one.

    Same Day Appointments Available.

    Walk-Ins Welcome


    We are committed to providing health care that fits your busy schedule. We offer extended hours on weekdays. We are open on Saturdays and accept same-day appointments.


    Need a reminder? No Problem! We will call, text and email to remind you of your set appointment.

  • On-Site Services

    Primary Care, Annual Physical & Wellness Exams 

    All Lab Tests, X-Rays 

    D.O.T Physicals / Drug Screens

    Pre-Employment & Sports Physicals

    Immigration Medical Exams 

    Well Women Care/ Gynecology

    Minor Surgery 

    Sick Visits and Urgent Care 

    Stress Tests, EKG and LFT

    Ultrasound and Echo cardiograms 

    Worker's Comp & Disability testing

    Dermatology and Mole Removal 

    Cholesterol / Hypertension 

    Travel Medical Services 

    Spa Services

    We specialize in treating:

    Hypertension/High Blood Pressure
    Heart Disease
    Serious Colds
    Ear, nose, and Throat Ailments

    Snoring and Sleep Apnea 
    Weight/Wellness Management
    Digestive Problems
    Kidney Stones
    All other Medical issues

    Primary Care

    Annual Physical exams (for both men and women)

    Preventive Health and Management of chronic and acute diseases.
    Diabetes, thyroid, heart, hypertension, gastro intestinal, and other diseases

    Executive Physicals, Pre-employment Physicals

    Gyn Physicals, Sports and Camp Physicals


    Our board certified Providers are uniquely qualified to provide continuous care and diagnostic evaluation for your overall good health. With convenient hours and comfortable locations, we welcome the opportunity of caring for your medical needs by focusing on disease prevention, healthy lifestyle choices and readily connecting and coordinating you with appropriate medical specialists when needed. A primary care physician gives you the opportunity of centralizing your medical information providing a comprehensive picture of your overall health.

    Urgent Care

    Immediate Care

    In case of situations that need immediate attention and care, we are open late hours on Weekdays and Saturday. Fast, quality medical care that fits your schedule!


    For insured patients, we collect normal Physician office (Primary Care) standrad co-pay for any visit. We do not collect Urgent Care co-pays that are usually high and we do not charge any convenience fee for weekend and evening hours like other doctor's offices. We keep it simple and provide excellent medical care at lowest cost to you.  


    From coughs, the flu, and strep throat to cuts, injuries and physicals, we are here to serve all your general medical needs. When you are unable to see your doctor, don't want to spend hours in emergency room, or just want time efficient quality care, Windermere Medical Clinic will see you now.

    Travel safe with our Exceptional Medical care

    Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure we can prepare you for your trip with destination-specific travel information, immunizations and travel shots. We are a state certified Yellow Fever vaccine provider and will provided your International Certificate of Vaccination if you receive yellow fever vaccine. We have key travel vaccines on site to help you travel safely.
    You will receive counseling as to the specific vaccines recommended for your travel based on your past immunization history, countries to be visited, anticipated activities, and duration of your stay. These recommendations will be based on the latest recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization.
    You will also receive counseling on food and water precautions, malaria prophylaxis, management of travelers diarrhea, altitude sickness and other risks as appropriate for your destination and type of travel (tourist, business, adventure, long stays etc.). 

    Weight loss

    There is no faster way to safely lose weight than with the guidance of a physician. Effective results come from you and your  physician (Board Certified in Obesity Medicine)  working one-on-one to create a plan that's medically tailored to your body. If you have tried other weight loss programs with little or no success, you know it can be a frustrating and disappointing process...


    Now a Customized Weight loss program developed for you by licensed physician!



    Benefits of our Program:


    - Rapid Weight Loss (.5-1/lb per day)*

    - Physician supervised for your safety.

    - Targets “problem” fat around your abdomen, hips & thighs.

    - Resets your metabolism to help maintain your weight loss.

    - Reduces your appetite.


    Weight Loss Program includes:

    - Detailed medical history assessment and lab testing.

    - The exclusive Patient Guidebook.

    - Weekly private consultations with our experienced staff.

    Immigration Medical Exam

    by USCIS Civil Surgeon

    The US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) requires that all individuals applying for adjustment of status have a medical examination. Your examination must be conducted by a USCIS designated civil surgeon. Priya Bayyapureddy, MD has been designated as a Civil Surgeon by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) and now performs affordable, quality immigration physicals.  These immigration physicals exam appointments are available 6 days/week during the clinic normal hours. 

  • Windermere Medical Group

    New Patients and Walk-ins welcome at both locations

    We offer same day appointments at both locations

    Main Location

    Windermere Medical Clinic

    3850 Windermere Pkwy, Ste 105, Cumming, GA 30041
    Phone: (678) 455-2800

    Fax: (770) 888-9998


    Office Hours:
    Monday to Friday 8:30AM - 6:30PM

    Saturday               9:00AM - 4:00PM

    Satellite Location 

    Canton Primary Care:


    200 Eagles Nest Dr, Ste 300-D, Canton, GA 30115

    Phone: (678) 455-3200

    Fax: (770) 888-9998


    Office Hours:
    Monday & Friday: 9AM - 4PM

    Tuesday & Thursday: 9AM - 4PM

    Wednesday: 8:30AM - 1PM

    Windermere Medical


    Located in Windermere Professional Park on Windermere Parkway.   Please look for 'Medical Center' sign. 


    When you enter Windermere Professional Park, please turn LEFT inside the professional park and drive about a block and until you see Medical Center sign.


    Take GA 400  to Exit 14
    Go East toward Buford on Highway 20, travel approximately 4
    miles. Turn right into Windermere Parkway

    Take GA 141 North
    Go Past McGinnisFerryRd, travel1.2miles, turn right to Mathis AirportRoad (2miles) continue 2.5 miles toWindermere Parkway

    Take 85 North to Exit 111
    Turn left onto Suwanee Dam Road, travel approximately 8
    miles; Turn left ontoHighway20, travel approximately 2 miles,turn left intoWindermereParkway

    Canton Primary Care



    Located in Buffington Commons on Eagles Nest Dr facing Hyw-20.

    Please look for 'Canton Primary Care' sign.




    When you enter Buffington Commons Professional Park, please turn RIGHT inside the professional park and drive about a block and find building 300. Then Look for Suite D.


    Canton Primary Care DrivingDirections:


    From Intersate 575 - Take exit 19, go east on Hwy 20 towards cumming. Travel approximately 4 1/2 miles and turn left into Eagles Nest Dr and take an immediate right into Buffington Commons and locate Suite 300 D that is facing Highway 20.



  • Windermere Medical Group

    Board Certified Providers

    Priya Bayyapureddy, MD

    Dr. Priya Bayyapureddy is a compassionate board certified Internal Medicine doctor. She is certified as a diplomat in Obesity Medicine by American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) and is a member of American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ABSP). She has been recognized as "Leading Physician of The World" by the International Association of Internists. She has been appointed as Civil Surgeon by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration services. She is a member of International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine. She started Windermere Medical Group to achieve her goal to be a community physician for all primary health care needs for families. During her career, she worked for VA Clinic and served as part time faculty member at Emory University School of Medicine. She provided Occupational and Travel Medicine consulting services to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC-Atlanta). She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Emory University School of Medicine and internship at University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Chattanooga.  She has hospital privileges at Northside Hospital - Forsyth & Cherokee and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.  She speaks English, Hindi and Telugu. Dr. Bayyapureddy has been honored with Patients' choice and Most Compassionate Doctor awards for several years.


    Thenmozhi Singarm, MD

    Dr. Thenmozhi Singaram is a board certified in Family Medicine Physician. She completed her residency training in Family Medicine from Montgomery Hospital Medical Center in Pennsylvania.  She participated in many reserach activities at Emory university and other clinical facilities. She is a member of  American Academy of Family Physicians and American Medical Women's association.She is currently a preceptor for Emory University PA and Mercer University PA programs. She speaks English, Hindi and Tamil.  

    Jeff Buchanan, PA-C

    Jeffrey D. Buchanan, PA-C is a graduate of the University of Michigan and a former United States Marine Corps fighter pilot. He attended Emory University School of Medicine and received his Physician Assistant training there graduating in 1998. Jeff served as a US Public Health Service, National Health Service Corps PA, providing medical care to under-served populations, is currently working in the Emergency Department of Oconee Regional medical Center and comes to us with a wealth of practice experience in emergency, family practice and adult medicine. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

    Katy Hanaford, FNP

    Katy Hanaford, FNP, earned her Master's of Science from the University of North Georgia. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  As a 1998 graduate of Kennesaw State University with her Bachelor in the Science of Nursing, she has 17 years’ experience in medical, surgical, cardiology and emergency medicine. Her interests include cardiology and preventative medicine. She lives in Ball Ground with her husband and 4 children.

    Dana Hickman, FNP

    Dana Hickman, FNP, earned her Master's of Science in Nursing from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1988.  With over 25 years of experience as FNP, Dana is well known in local medical community. She held various clinical and leadership positions during her career in primary care settings, hospitals and insurance companies.  She lives in Cumming with her husband. 

  • Patient Portal / Mobile App


    Please use your secure portal and mobile app for following

    • Communicate with practice, securely and efficiently
    • Review your lab results
    • Schedule appointments in real-time, see date and time of upcoming appointments
    • Request a prescription refill from pre-populated list
    • Manage your personal information

    To gain access to our secure server on Patient Portal and become web-enabled or mobile app enabled, simply sign-up by providing us with a personal e-mail address.


    Please contact our office to request a secure log on and password now to begin utilizing this efficient method of communicating with our office.

  • Windermere Medical Group

    We are in-Network participating Primary Care Provider with insurances listed here.

    We offer reasonable self-pay rates for patients with no Insurance. 

    Commercial Insurances

    Aetna (All Plans)

    Alliant PPO (All Plans)

    Beech Street (All Plans)

    Blue Cross Blue Shield/Anthem (All Plans)

    Care Improvement Plus (CIP)


    (All plans except Local Plus)

    Coventry (All Plans)

    Health One Alliance

    Humana (All Plans)

    Kaiser (Multi-Plan or PHCS Only)

    LifeWell Health Plans


    (Multiple Small Insurances)


    PHCS (Multiple Small Insurances)

    United Health Care (All Plans)

    Time/Assurant Plans

    Other Insurances



           (All Plans except Humana Gold HMO)



           (Prime & Standard)



            (Georgia Medicaid Plans only)


    Amerigroup Community Care

            (All Plans)
    Wellcare (All Plans)

    Peach Care for Kids (All Plans)
    Peach State

            (All Plans Except Ambetter)


  • FAQ's

    How long will it take me to get an appointment?
    Usually same day appointments.


    What is the typical wait time?

    Usually 15 to 20 min.

    What do you charge for Co-Pay?
    For insured patients we collect normal Physician office (Primary Care) standard co-pay for any visit. We do not collect Urgent Care co-pays that are usually high and we do not charge any convenience fee for weekend and evening hours like other doctor's offices. We keep it simple and provide excellent medical care at lowest cost to you.


    When should I have a complete physical?
    You should have one once a year, every year.


    What days are you open?

    Our Windermere Medical office is open 6 days week. Our Canton Primary Care office is open 5 days a week.


    What services do you provide?

    We provide Primary Care and Urgent Care services for all individuals and families.


    Can I get a copy of my lab results?
    Yes, we will be glad to give you results. We can make these results available for you online using patient portal or Fax or pick up at our location. Please contact us for details.


    Who do I call if I have a questions about my bills?

    We are affiliated with Northside Hospital and part of its Primary Care Services. Patients can pay their bill online. Our Northside billing office can be reached at (678) 223-7932 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Patients can also email nshphysbilling@galenadvisors.com with billing concerns.


    Do you provide Financial Assitance for Patients?

    As an affiliate of Northside Hospital, Inc. we are committed to fulfilling Northside's charitable mission as a health care provider. Uninsured, underinsured and Medically Indigent Patients having limited or inadequate resources to pay for Medically Necessary Services rendered at a our Practice may be eligible for full or partial Financial Assistance through Northside’s Physician Practice Financial Assistance Program "PPFAP".


    What is your Medication Policy?
    It is the policy of our office to not phone in ANY controlled substance to your pharmacy. Maintenance medications will not be phoned in unless you have been seen in this office in the last six Months. Please allow 2-3 business days for any maintenance medications to be refilled upon notification in this office. Our goal is to provide the best medical care to meet your needs and this policy is in place to adhere to the high medical care standards we strive to provide.


    What is your Forms Policy?

    It is the policy of this office to charge a $20.00 fee for each occurrence of any medical forms needing to be completed. (i.e. disability forms, physical forms, insurance forms, etc.)

  • Reach Us

    We offer 24/7 Appointment services: on-line/mobile/call options.

    Established patient's can access secure patient's portal 24/7 as well.

    Windermere Medical Clinic
    (678) 455-2800

    Canton Primary Care

    (678) 455-3200


    (770) 888-9998



    Northside Hospital Online BillPay

    (678) 223-7932