For the second year in a row, Joanne E. Williams, MD, of YourTown Health has been recognized as one of Atlanta magazine’s Top Doctors. What makes the list special is that, along with extensive research, the physicians are chosen by their peers as being the best and most trusted. In the July issue, Dr. Williams is noted for her expertise in preventive medicine. She is board certified in family medicine and practices at YTH’s Palmetto office at 643 Main Street.

A graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Williams has been in practice for 39 years. She completed her residency at the University of Maryland Medical System and fellowships at Duke University Hospital and Emory. She went on to become an assistant professor and staff physician at Emory, where she received the prestigious Campus Life Humanitarian Award and the Distinguished Service Award from the Division of Campus Life-Multicultural Life.

“Atlanta magazine just validates what we have always known,” said Jon W. Wollenzien, Jr., Chief Executive Officer. “We’re privileged to have Dr. Williams on the YTH staff and very proud of the extraordinary quality of health care that all of our physicians provide. ”

You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Williams at the YTH community medical center in Palmetto. The center offers convenient care to meet your family’s busy schedule including chronic disease management for hypertension, diabetes, asthma, depression in addition to immunizations, diagnostic testing, lab services, school and work physicals, and more. Please call 770-463-4644.

About YourTown Health

YourTown Health is a non-profit network of six community health centers serving the communities of Meriwether, Pike, Lamar, Carroll, Coweta and South Fulton counties for over 35 years. The centers provide access to quality primary care, pediatric care, women’s care, dental care and more, regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. YourTown Health – Your Family. Your Health. YourTown. For more information, please visit