Heather Grafton is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She specializes in family medicine with a focus on adult health, internal medicine, and women's health. She prioritizes patient education and demonstrates empathy when working with clients. She received her B.S.N., M.S.N., and D.N.P. from Mercer University. Before becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner, she was a certified 7th-12th grade Language Arts teacher and JV cheerleading and tennis coach. She is the proud mother and uber of 2 children who keep her busy with travel baseball, tournament softball, cheerleading, and wrestling. When she isn't coaching her daughter's cheerleading team, spending time at the ballfield, or in the gym, she enjoys watching football, going to concerts, and playing tennis. She is an avid Florida State, Buffalo Bills, and Atlanta Braves fan.
Originally from the Marietta area, Sowmya recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science Degree in animal science from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Here at our office she assists patients with securing assistance for their medications through various foundations, getting patients’ vital signs, chart preparation and administration of injections for various medications. She also assists in obtaining prior authorizations for injectables and biologics. In the back office, she conducts patient eligibility including insurance verifcation functions, performs accounts receivable duties and provides support as needed to the Practice Administrator.
Originally from the Roswell area, she is a graduate of the Medical Assistance Program from Altierus Career College. She originally joined the practice in 2013 and is presently attending Georgia State University where she is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in biology.
Here at our office she is a senior Medical Assistant/Infusion Coordinator who specializes in obtaining prior authorizations for injectables, biologics and infusible medications. She answers questions and educates patients on the use of various medications and demonstrates how to properly administer injectable medications. Yarely is also our Infusion Coordinator. In this capacity, she obtains prior authorizations and predeterminations for infusion medications and provides support to patients with obtaining financial and foundation assistance.