October 31st 2022

Attention All:

This letter is to inform you that Dr. Michael Smitherman will be closing his medical practice, Atlanta Arthritis Center to pursue career opportunities in another state. His last day seeing patients in Roswell GA will be November 30, 2022.

Dr. Smitherman has partnered with Dr. Glenn Parris of Parris and Associates Rheumatology group to continue offering Rheumatology services in the same location. Parris and Associates, along with the entire nursing and allied healthcare team of Dr. Smitherman’s’ will continue to provide Rheumatology and infusion services in the Roswell office. Care and treatment you received in the past will continue to be available to you at Parris and Associates Rheumatology group. Should you wish to continue with your current care plan and schedule an appointment with one of Parris and Associate physicians, please contact the office at 678-867-0000. Your medical records will be retained by Parris and Associates.

You have the right to choose your healthcare provider and Dr. Smitherman as well as Parris and Associates remain committed to fully supporting your decision. If you decide to transfer your care elsewhere, you may request your medical records be transferred to the physician of your choice by simply calling our office.

Thank you for the confidence you have placed in me, it has been a privilege to serve my patients here for the last 20 years. I wish you the best in your healthcare journey.

Michael Smitherman, M.D.