Gwinnett Heart Specialists Welcomes New Physician

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Yuri Pride, M.D.
Yuri Pride, M.D.

Gwinnett Heart Specialists of Gwinnett Medical Group is now a team of five as they welcome a second new physician this summer, Yuri Pride, MD.

Dr. Pride comes to Gwinnett Heart Specialists from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, where he was an instructor in clinical medicine at Harvard Medical School. He specializes in radial artery catheterization by using the small artery in the wrist to perform coronary angiography and angioplasty procedures as well as stent procedures. Dr. Pride”s interests lie in structural heart disease and interventions, including transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

“I”m excited to join a medical community so dedicated to exceptional patient care. I hope my skills, knowledge and expertise can bolster an already exemplary practice,”# Dr. Pride said.

Dr. Pride is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease, and he is board eligible in interventional cardiology. At Gwinnett Heart Specialists, Dr. Pride will see patients in the Lawrenceville and Duluth locations.

A graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Pride completed his residency in internal medicine. At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, he completed fellowships in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Pride is the author of many peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters focusing on caring for patients with cardiovascular disease.

The four doctors at Gwinnett Heart Specialists include: Sreeni Gangasani, MD., Michael Lipsitt, MD. Marc Unterman, MD. and Marcus Sims, MD. The practice is based in Lawrenceville and has additional locations in Dacula, Duluth, Loganville, Monroe and Sugar Hill.# Gwinnett Heart Specialists provides services for both the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Services include:

  • Stress testing
  • Echocardiography
  • Vascular services
  • Coronary interventions, including cardiac catheterization and angioplasty
  • Peripheral interventions, including percutaneous stenting
  • Pacemaker implantation

About Gwinnett Medical Group
To meet the growing needs of our community, Gwinnett Medical Center created Gwinnett Medical Group (GMG). GMG serves as a seamless continuum of healthcare services, including primary and specialty care, set in easily- accessible locations. GMG physicians bring expertise and compassionate care to a range of specialties. To learn more, visit

About Gwinnett Medical Center
Gwinnett Medical Center is a nationally-recognized, not-for-profit healthcare network with acute-care hospitals in Lawrenceville and Duluth. Offering cardiovascular, orthopedic and neuroscience specialty care as well as a full continuum of wellness services, GMC”s 4,500 associates and 800 affiliated physicians serve more than 400,000 patients annually. To learn more about how GMC is transforming healthcare, visit



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