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1CountyLineFebruary2015FEBRUARY2015LambertHighSchoolBaseballBackIanKimbrellNickGuimbardaHeadCoachDrewFerrerSethBeerTuckerMaxwellFrontJDDutkaJeremyJohnson CountyLineFebruary2015www.CountyLineMagazine.net2YourLandscapingisPartofYourHomeLiveinitJohnsCreekSouthForsythsPremierGardenandFarmCenterWehaveitalltodoityourselforhaveusdeliverandinstallAddarepitreplacepatioordecksodowerbedscorrectdrainageproblemsorremodelyourpool.Enjoylivinginyourbackyardandbeproudofyourhomescurbappeal.Wehaveover26yearsofaddingvaluetoyourlandscape.Callforanestimate770-886-0402www.RQLinc.comSecondLocationoGA400inDawsonville706-216-1936BROWNMULCHRIVERROCKBERMUDAZOYSIASODREDMULCHSodHardwoodColoredMulchPineStrawTopSoilBouldersRiverSandCrossTiesSteppingStonesGravelRocks770-844-19371732PeachtreeParkwaywww.agls.us 3CountyLineFebruary2015LvB.LvH.northside.combariatricsAtlanta404845-5457Forsyth770292-4726Itstimeoryoutotakethatimportantsteptowardsahealthierandullerlie.NHcbg30bcxcccgbbcv.Cbggf. ContyLneFebrary2015www.ContyLneMagazne.net4COVERSTORY16HIGHEXPECTATIONSDEPARTMENTS6FromthePublisher10PaparazziBuSiNESSFOCuS26NorthsideHospital-Forsyth28EmoryEyeCenter16 5ContyLneFebrary2015FEATuRES8ProjectDarasaniEmpowermentthroughEducation12ForsythCountysCitizensFireAcademy20BringingMusictoOthers22MakingaDifferenceCOuNTYLiNECOMMuNiTY14CallingAllPoets15Dr.SivanandaNyayapathiWinsanAwardinanInternationalCompetition24ForsythCountyFireDepartmentReceivesGrantforDevicesfortheHearingImpaired1222820 CountyLineFebruary2015www.CountyLineMagazine.net6The2015highschoolbaseballseasoniskickingoffthismonthandfortheplayersontheteamatLambertHighSchoolthereispressuretofollowtheteams2014incredibleseason.LastyeartheLambertteamwontheGeorgiaHighSchoolAs-sociationsClassAAAAAAchampionshipandwasnamedthetopteaminthenationbyCollegiateBaseballNewspaperandUSAToday.Ahugeacttofollowbuttheteamisreadyforthechal-lengeandupforanotherwinningseason.YoullenjoyreadingwhattheplayersPrincipalGaryDavisonandHeadCoachDrewFerrerhavetosayaboutlastyearsteamthisyearsteamandtheplayersontheteam.BestoflucktotheLambertLonghornsbaseballteamYoullbeimpressedwhenyoureadaboutwhatSaloniSharmaandotherNorthviewHighSchoolstudentsaredoingthroughProjectDarasanitohelpchildreninArushaTanzaniagotoschoolandhavebetterequippedclassrooms.FindoutwhatmotivatedSalonitostartProjectDarasaniandwhatsheandothersaredoingtoraisefundsandhelpthelivesofthosewhoarelessfortunate.ItsapleasureformetoletthecommunityknowaboutthefabulousworkthisgroupofstudentsisdoingCitizensinForsythCountynowhavetheopportunitytolearnaboutandexperiencethemanyser-vicesprovidedbythereghtersoftheForsythCountyFireDepartment.TherstCitizensFireAcademytookplacelastfallandanotherwillbeginonFebruary17th.Thisisaveryinterestingandinformativeprogramsobesuretoreadaboutitandconsiderexperiencingityourself.ViolinistCorinaBritoknewtherewasaneedforyoungmusiciansinForsythCountytobepartofanorchestrawithouthavingtotraveldowntown.In2012withthesupportofForsythCountySchoolsFineArtsDepartmentCorinaformedtheForsythYouthOrchestra.Besuretoreadaboutthistal-entedgroupofmusiciansandtheirconductorCorinaBrito.Since2000theRotaryClubofJohnsCreekhasbeenmakingadifference.PresidentBobOstapowerisproudofwhatthe24membershaveaccomplishedtohelpothershereandaroundtheworld.BesuretoreadaboutthislocalRotaryclubandconsiderattendingoneoftheirMondaymeetingstondoutmoreaboutthemembersandtheirprojects.Thisissuesbusinessfocusisonthestate-of-the-artsurgicalservicesatNorthsideHospital-ForsythandEmoryEyeCenterthatrecentlyopeneditsofceintheEmoryJohnsCreekPhysiciansPlaza.EnjoythephotosenjoythereadingandenjoythisissueofCountyLineRespectfullyJudyLeJeunePublisherFromthePublisherCallingAllPoetsSeepage14fordetails. 7CountyLineFebruary2015PublisherJudyLeJeuneSugarcaneJudyaol.com678-787-3551EditorialSugarcaneJudyaol.comAdvertisingSugarcaneJudyaol.com678-787-3551GraphicDesignSummertimeGraphicsWritersKathleenKraynickCindyLombardoPhotographyCourtesyoftheForsythCountyFireDepartmentRupeshSharmaCoverCoverStoryPhotographyJudyLeJeuneOntheCoverLambertHighSchoolBaseballBackIanKimbrellNickGuimbardaHeadCoachDrewFerrerSethBeerTuckerMaxwellFrontJDDutkaJeremyJohnsonCountyLineispublishedbySugarcaneCommunicationsLLC.NoadvertisingeditorialorphotographsinCountyLinemaybereproducedwithoutthepermissionofSugarcaneCommunicationsLLC.25349copiesofthisissueweredeliveredtoallthehomesandbusinessesintheeasthalfofJohnsCreekandSouthForsyth.CountyLine3651PeachtreeParkwaySuite222SuwaneeGA30024678-787-3551www.countylinemagazine.netForallyourskincareneeds3370PaddocksPkwySuwaneeGA30024Off141ClosetoBPGasStation3850PleasantHillRd.DuluthGA30096BetweenPeachtreeIndustrialBufordHighway3331HamiltonMillRd.Suite1106BufordGA30519AcrossfromtheKrogerShoppingCenterGabrielleM.SabiniMDCharlesJ.DouchyMDMatthewJ.ReschlyMDA.DamianDharMDStephanieS.GardnerMDAnjanaM.PatelPA-CSaraA.BarrPA-CStaceyOlivierPA-CKarlyKincaidPA-CNikkiOrciuch-PA-CAllBoArdCertifiedNorthAtlantaDermatologyAdultPediatricDermatology770.814.8222www.nam.cmDiagnosisTreatmentofSkinCancerTreatmentofSkinHairLossNailDiseasesAcneWartsMolesPsoriasisEczemaetc.VbeamVascularLaserforRosaceaandTreatmentofLegandFacialVeinsLaserHairRemovalAllSkinTypesSclerotherapyforFineLegVeinsBotoxDysportLatisseRestylaneRadiesseJuvedermSculptraPerlaneChemicalPeels CountyLineFebruary2015www.CountyLineMagazine.net8ProjectDarasanimembersAarushiKalraFatimaWehbeandSaloniSharmainaclassroomattheMajengoSchool.ProjectDarasania501c3non-protorgani-zationwasfoundedtwoandahalfyearsagobythenNorthviewHighSchoolrisingsophomoreSaloniSharma.WithamissiontomakeeducationpossibleforawidesegmentofthepopulationthathastochoosebetweenfoodandeducationProjectDa-rasanicurrentlyhas25memberswhoaremakingitpossiblefor16childreninArushaTanzaniatoattendschoolandaredonatingsuppliesforclassrooms.Howdoesa15-year-oldfromJohnsCreekfoundandgrowanorganizationthatismakingitpossibleforchildreninArushatogotoschoolandhelpsupplyclassroomsAmongotherinterestsSalonisfamilyenjoystravelingandhiking.HerfatherRupeshwenttoArushaonatriptoclimbMt.Kilimanjaro.Saloniwasawareoftheadvantagesthatshehadandexpressedtoherparentsthatshewaslookingforawaytohelpotherswhowerenotasfortunate.SowhenRupeshsawthepovertyandlivingconditionsinArushahethoughtthatbringingSalonitheremighthelphertonarrowthefocusonhowshecouldhelpothers.Duringthesummerof2012RupeshandSaloniwenttoArushaandvisitedschoolswhereSaloninotonlysawunder-equippedclassroomsbutlearnedthatmanychildrenwerenotinschoolbe-causetheywereorphansortheirfamiliesdidnothavethe120ayearrequiredforthecostofadmissionsuppliesbooksuniformslunchandguardfees.Shesawthesparsesuppliesinclassroomsandcomparedthemtothoseatschoolshere.ShevisitedtheMajengoSchoolathreeroomschoolbuiltinthebackyardofahomeandsawchildrenasoldasninestillinapre-Kclassroombecausetheydidnthavethemoneytogotoahigherlevelschool.SeeingthisdepravitySalonithoughtThesekidswanttogotoschoolbuttheydonthavethemoneytogosomaybeIcanraisemon-eytodonatetokidsinArushaandmakeitpossibleforthemtogetaneducation.WhenshewentbacktoschoolthatfallSalonispokeaboutherideawithfriendsandotherstudentswhomshethoughtmighthaveapassionforhelpingothers.ClassroominEnglishtranslatestoDarasaniinSwa-hilisoSaloninamedtheorganizationProjectDarasani.Sheandtheotherstudentsworkedonwhattheywant-edtoaccomplishandhowtheycouldmeettheirgoals.Theyelectedofcers.ProjectDarasaniscurrentof-cersareSaloniSharmapresidentAarusiKairavicepresidentAnkitaShroffcommunicationschairStutiRaotreasurerandFatimaWehbeeventsmanager.byJudyLeJeunephotographybyRupeshSharmaEmpowermentthroughEducationPROJECTDARASANI 9CountyLineFebruary2015Fundraisershavebothraisedmoneytosendstudentstoschoolandcollectedclassroomsupplies.LastJanu-arySalonihostedadinneratherhometoraisemon-eyforthe16studentsProjectDarasaniissendingtoschoolandover100peopleinattendancedonated4000onthatonenight.InJuneAarushiKairavicepresidenthostedaprayerceremonyatherhomethatraised1000.Oursuccessislargelyduetothecom-munitysoverwhelmingsupportandgenerosity.IthasbeenamazingtoseehowmanypeoplecareaboutourmissionandhavesteppedforwardtohelpsaidSaloni.LastJanuaryProjectDarasaniplacedboxesineveryLanguageArtsclassroomatNorthviewforschoolsup-pliestobedonated.Localsubdivisionsalsoheldsupplydrivesintheirneighborhoods.LastsummerSaloniAarushiandtheirfathersandFati-maWehbeandhermothertraveledtoArusha.TheymetwiththechildrenthattheysponsorattheMajengoSchool.TheyvisitedPlasterHousewherechildrenaretreatedtorecoverfromorthopedicandothersurgeries.ForAarushiwhowillstarttostudymedicineincollegethisfallvisitngPlasterHouseconrmedhercommit-menttobecomeadoctor.ShesaidIfeelverystrong-lythatIwillnothavelivedafulllingandmeaningfullifeuntilIdosomethingforsomeonewhocanneverrepayme.ThatsthekindofpatientaudiencethatisatPlasterHouseandthosearethepeoplewhowouldneedmymedicalknowledgeandservicesthemost.ProjectDarasaniisgrowingandstudentsfromLam-bertHighSchoolarehelpingwithfundraising.AsthememberscontinuetoraisefundsandcollectclassroomsuppliesSalonisaysTheoptimismofkidswesupportneverfailstoamazeme.Theyhavesuchbrightdreamsforthefutureandwehavethepowertomaketheirgoalsmoreattainable.Beingabletohelpthesekidsisahugemotivationforourteam.FormoreinformationvisitProject-Darasani.comoremailsaloni.sharmaproject-darasani.com.MembersofProjectDarasaniatNorthview.www.VeinCenterofNorthGeorgia.comVeinCenterOFNORTHGEORGIAWeprovideourpatientswithTreatmentforvaricoseandspiderveinsRelieffromlegpainswellingandlegulcersSclerotherapyveinligationandstrippingEndovenouslaserveintreatmentOn-siteultrasound770-664-57135755NorthPointParkwaySuite214AlpharettaGA30022AllproceduresareperformedbyBoardCertiedVascularSurgeonLauraGarveyMDFACSDr.LauraGarveyCompassionateCarebyvetswhoreallylistenandtreatyouandyourpetlikefamily.Askaboutournewclientdiscount770-844-73873571PeachtreeParkwaySuwaneejustnorthofMcGinnisFerryRd.www.fourpawsjohnscreek.comCompleteDiagnosticSurgicalandPreventativeMedicineServicesAFullServiceAnimalHospitalServingSUWANEEJOHNSCREEKCUMMINGALPHARETTAAshleyTharpDVMJaimeChoDVM CountyLineFebruary2015www.CountyLineMagazine.net10PaparazziALICIANEWBERRYNICKODAYMARYANNEKOUTRELAKOSSANJAYPATELBRYANTTHOMPSONSANDYKELENTICMARYCOCHRANMARKCHOSAMZITTROUERLINDAJOHNSONERICTAYLORJENNIFERCANAVANCHRISTINELINDSEYTOMFONTAINECONNIEMARA 11CountyLineFebruary2015BoardCertiedPediatricDentistOneDoctorPracticeChildrenofAllAgesTreatedParentsWelcomeinTreatmentAreasIn-NetworkwithMostInsurancesLowRadiationDigitalX-raysSedationSpecialNeedsDentistry678-822-981810475medlockbridgeroadsuite501johnscreekwww.pdJohnsCreek.comPERIMETERNORTHFAMILYMEDICINE4375JohnsCreekParkwaySuite320SuwaneeGA30024Call770395-1130foranappointmentpnfm.comOfferingafullrangeofadultandpediatricservicesourboard-certifiedphysiciansproudlyofferthehighestqualitycaretokeepyouandyourfamilyhappyandhealthy.Weacceptmostinsuranceplansandoffersame-dayappointmentsandextendedhoursatmanyofourlocations.OurservicesincludePhysicalexaminationsandwellnesscareformenwomenandchildrenGeneralandchroniccareforgeriatricpatientsImmunizationsAcuteillnesstreatmentforcoldsfeversfluandmoreComprehensivewomenshealthservices1505NorthsideBoulevardSuite4400CummingGA30041 CountyLineFebruary2015www.CountyLineMagazine.net12CollinHalliganareghteratStation10hadheardaboutredepartmentsinothercountiesofferingacourseforresidentstolearnabouttheirredepartmentsservicesreghtingandreghtersequipmentandinteractwithmembersofthedepart-ment.HewenttoFirePreventionTrainingOfcerRe-becahGreenwiththeideatoofferacourselikethisinForsythCountyandRebecahbroughttheideatothede-partmentsmanagement.InearlyAugusttheCitizensFireAcademyCFAwasapprovedandtheplanningquicklymovedforwardtostarttheprogramonSeptem-ber2nd.AsCollinandRebecahorganizedaschedulefortheAcad-emytheysimultaneouslyputthewordoutinthecom-munityaboutthenewcoursebyissuingapressreleaseandpostingitontheForsythCountywebsite.Withinafewweekstheclasswaslledtoitscapacityof15.TheclasseswereheldonTuesdayeveningsfrom7to9pm.Participantswererequiredtobe18orolderhavenopriorfelonyconvictionbearesidentofForsythCountypassabackgroundcheckandmakea10-weekcommit-menttotheprogram.Theywerealsorequiredtosubmitasignedandnotarizedliabilityreleaseandcondential-ityagreementwiththeirapplication.Therstclasspresentedparticipantswithanoutlineofwhatwouldbecoveredeachweekoftheprogramaswellastherulesregulationsandthedresscode.Rebe-cahandCollindiscussedwhattheprogramwouldoffertheparticipantsandwhatwasexpectedofthem.TheyweregivenatourofFireStation12andthe911Dis-patchCenter.ThenextweekbeganwithanoverviewofthehistoryoftheForsythCountyFireDepartmentbyFireChiefDannyBowman.ParticipantswerealsogivenanoverviewofthestructureofForsythCountysPublicSafetySystemand911DispatchCenterstaffdescribedtheirdutiesanddemonstratedthetechnologytheyuseattheCenter.WeekthreewasdedicatedtoEMSwithinthecounty.CaptainRickHamiltontheEMScoordinatordiscussedthedepartmentsprotocolsandgaveanoverviewofCPRandrstaid.Hands-onopportunitiesaregiventopartici-pantswheneverpossibleandtheywereabletogointoanambulanceandbecomefamiliarwiththeequipmentusedbyEMSstaff.ThenextclasswasaTrainingDivisionoverview.Safetymeasuresassociatedwiththegearusedbyreghterswerereviewedandthenparticipantspracticeddressingquicklyintoturn-outgearincludingSCBAmasksthatsupplybreathableair.Theclassmemberswerethenpre-paredtoentertheTrainingTowerwheretheycrawledthroughasmoke-lledareaontherstoorbeforeen-teringamazeonthesecondoor.Theypracticedarightandlefthandwallsearchwhilebeingchallengedbyob-staclesinthearea.ThefollowingclasscoveredEngineCompanyOperationswithhands-onpracticalapplicationsthatincludeddress-FORSYTHCOUNTYSCITIZENSFIREACADEMYbyJudyLeJeunephotographycourtesyoftheForsythCountyFireDepartmentCaptainJoeySmithoftheFCFDsTrainingDivisioninspectingastudentpriortoentryintotheburnbuilding. 13CountyLineFebruary2015ingahydrantandrollingandloadinghoses.ThenextweekLt.JenkinscoveredLadderCompanyOperationsfortheparticipantsincludingextricationsandhydraulictools.Themembersoftheclasswereabletopracticeforcedentriesusingadoorframe.ThefollowingweekaclassconductedbyInvestigatorJeffHundleywentoverFireArsoninvestigations.ThenextweekLt.NathanHeadoftheDiveTeamandSwiftWaterRescueTeamtalkedtotheclassabouttheseoperationsandbroughtaboatforhands-ontrainingwiththeequipment.ForthenextclassLt.OConnelloftheHazardousMaterialsTeambroughtHazMat2forhands-ontraining.Atthenextclassparticipantsusedtoolstopracticeextricatingtechniques.AtthelastclassonNovember8ththememberstookpartinaliveresimulation.Theirfamilyandfriendswereinvitedtowatchthemandwereabletotakepho-tos.Followingthesimulationthecourseconcludedwitheachmemberbeingpresentedwithaletterofrecogni-tionfortheirparticipationintheCitizensFireAcademy.EveryonefromtheForsythCountyFireDepartmentthatparticipatedintheplanningandimplementationoftheCitizensFireAcademyisverypleasedthattherstpro-gramwassosuccessfulsaidRebecahGreen.Partici-pantslearnedalotaboutourdepartmentandenjoyedtheclasses.Wevedecidedthateachclassneedstobethreehoursinsteadoftwohoursasitwasduringtherstsessionbecauseweneedmoretimeperclasstocoverallthematerialanddemonstrations.ThishasbeenalearningexperienceforusaswellandwerelookingforwardtofutureCitizensFireAcademyprograms.ThenextCitizensFireAcademywillstartonFebruary17th.Forinformationaboutregisteringforthisoranoth-erfutureprogramcallRebecahGreenat770-205-4688oremailheratrlgreenforsythco.com.Classparticipantsgethands-onexperienceusingtoolstopracticeextricatingtechniques.DebbieCortjens770.331.6855debbie.cortjensgmail.comLizRyan404.713.6023lizryan2bellsouth.netNowisthetimetoSellYourHouseOur2014soldlistingswereonthemarketanaver-ageof32daysandsoldfor97ofaskingprice.Callustoseewhatyourhomeisworth CountyLineFebruary2015www.CountyLineMagazine.net14Scheduleaneyeappointmenttoday404-778-2020RoutineannualeyeexamsScreeningsforeyedisordersSurgicalevaluationsDiabeticeyeexamsCataractsurgeryVisualacuityexamsGlassesprescriptionsContactsprescriptionsOthereyeconcernseyecenter.emory.eduYourvision.Letushelpyouseeaswellasyoucansee.ScheduleaneyeexamtodaywithoneofoureyecareprofessionalsnowservingyourcommunityatJohnsCreekPhysiciansPlazaEmoryJohnsCreekHospital.EmoryJohnsCreekPhysiciansPlaza6335HospitalParkwaySuite115JohnsCreekGA30097AnEmoryEyedoctorinyourneighborhoodRabeeaJanjuaMDPetraJoODCallingAllPoetsInhonorofNationalPoetryMonthCountyLineiscallingallpoetstosubmitpoemstobepublishedintheAprilissue.PoemswillbeselectedforpublicationintwocategoriesStudentselementarythroughhighschoolandAdults.PleasesubmityourpoembyemailingittoSugarcaneJudyaol.comPleaseincludethefollowinginformationYourNameCategoryAdultorStudentincludegradelevelTelephoneNumberPutCallingAllPoetsintheSubjectlineThedeadlineforsubmissionisFridayFebruary132015.PoetschosenforpublicationintheApril2015issuewillbenotiedbyFridayFebruary272015. 15CountyLineFebruary2015Dr.SivanandaNyayapathiwona4thplaceawardintheStillLifecategoryofthePortraitSocietyofAmericasMembersOnlyAnnualCompetition2014.Over800artworksweresubmittedbymem-bersfromaroundtheworld.ThePortraitSocietyofAmericareportsthatalloftheseartworksvariedinstyleandexecution.Therewerevejurorsandtheybasedtheirselectionsonaspecicsetofcri-teriathatincludeddrawingskillstonalvaluesde-signtreatmentofedgescolorharmonyandthemechanicsofcomposition.Thenalselectionsandthedeterminedawardswereadditionallybasedontheartistsimaginationemotionandabilitytocommunicatetheiridea.Be-ingselectedinthisesteemedinternationallevelcompetitionisverycompetitiveandchallengingbyitselfandwinninganawardishighlyprestigiousandveryhonorable.ThispaintingalongwithothertopwinningworkswillbefeaturedinInternationalArtistmagazineandtheSocietysquarterlypublica-tionTheArtofthePortraitJournal.AresidentofJohnsCreekDr.NyayapathihasbeenexhibitinghisartworkintheU.S.since1997.HehasbeenhonoredwithtitlessuchasLivingArtistoftheArtRenewalCenter.HeisanAssociateMem-berofPortraitSocietyofAmericaOilPaintersofAmericaandInternationalGuildofRealismaJuriedMemberofPortraitSocietyofAtlantaandaSigna-turememberofAtlantaFineArtsLeague.DR.SIVANANDANYAYAPATHIWINSANAWARDINANINTERNATIONALCOMPETITIONAorticAneurysmsCarotidDiseasePeripheralArteryDiseaseRenalandMesentericDiseaseVenousDiseaseDialysisAccessThoracicOutletSyndromeNorthsideVascularSurgeryoffersstate-of-the-artcareinprovidingthefull-spectrumofvascularandendovascularservicesforNorthsideVascularSurgeryisafull-servicevascularandendovasculartherapypracticethatspecificallyfocusesondiagnosisandtreatmentofdisordersoftheveinsandarteries.Ourstaffofboard-certifiedphysiciansbringsyearsofvaluableexperienceworkingatsomeofthenationsleadinginstitutions.ThefirstinGeorgiaandoneoffewprogramsintheworldtoperformrobot-assistedendovascularproceduresNorthsideVascularSurgeryoffersstate-of-the-artprocedurestotreattheentirescopeofvasculardiseasesfromthesimplesttothemostcomplex.www.northside.com770292-3490NVS-GA.comFromtheSimplesttotheMostComplexVascularCare.980JohnsonFerryRoadSuite1040AtlantaGA30342145RiverstoneTerraceSuite101CantonGA301141505NorthsideBoulevardSuite2400CummingGA30041939BobArnoldBoulevardSuiteDLithiaSpringsGA30122CASTLECONNOLLYTOPDOCTORSDr.SiddharthPatelDr.JosephRicottaDr.EdwardKangDr.CatalinHarbuzariuJosephRicotta2011-2014 CountyLineFebruary2015www.CountyLineMagazine.net16byKathleenKraynickphotographybyJudyLeJeuneHIGHEXPECTJDDutkaIanKimbrellNickGuimbardaHeadCoachDrewFerrerSethBeerTuckerMaxwellJeremyJohnson 17CountyLineFebruary2015Fromitsrstseasonin2010theLambertHighSchoolbaseballteamhasenjoyedgreatsuc-cessmakingittotheplayoffseveryyearandsecuringtheregionalchampiontitletwiceinfouryears.Butnothingcouldhavepreparedtheplayersfortheseasontheyhadin2014.Theynishedtheyearwitha36-2recordagainsttoughcompetitionandwontheGeorgiaHighSchoolAssociationClassAAAAAAchampionship.InJune2014theLong-hornswerenamedthetopteaminthenationbybothCollegiateBaseballNewspaperandUSAToday.SeniorrstbasemanIanKimbrellsaysNoth-ingIveeverdonecancomparetolastseason.Itseemedlikeadreambutwestartedtoaccepttherealityastheseasonwenton.Theteamwasun-defeatedintheirregularseasonsomethingun-commoninhighschoolbaseball.TheyalsowontheUSANationalBaseballClassicatournamentheldinMemphisTennesseewheretheybestednationally-rankedteamsfromaroundthecountry.Headingintothe2014playoffstheLonghornslostagametoMillCreekHighSchoolwhichseniorleft-elderJeremyJohnsonsayswasastrongmotiva-tor.Thatlosshelpedus.WedidntwanttofeelthatwayagainandweweredeterminedfromthatpointontowintheStateChampionship.Andwin-ningthatchampionshipwasoneofthebestfeel-ingsIveeverexperienced.LambertPrincipalGaryDavisonreectedonthe2014seasonsharingItwassoheartwarmingtowatchthisteamgothroughdifcultyintheplayoffsandtoseetheircharactercarrythemthrough.Theyneverletanythinggettothem.Theywereveryhumblealwayspositiveandhadgreatattitudes.Everyoneinthiscommunitycanbeproudofthem.TheplayerspointoutthatthecommunityprovidedgreatsupportthroughouttheirTIONS CountyLineFebruary2015www.CountyLineMagazine.net18dreamseasonwithgamesdrawinglargecrowdsastheirwinningstreakcontinued.Fansincludednotonlytheirfamiliesandfriendsbutoftenyoungplayers.BaseballteamsfromlocalparksandrecreationprogramscameouttocheerontheLonghornplayerswhoenjoyedtalkingwithkidsandsigningbaseballsaftereachwin.Astellarseasonlikelastyearsgetstheattentionofcollegecoacheswhoarenowpay-ingcloserattentionthanevertoLambertsplayers.Two2014graduateshavegoneontoplayforcollegeteamsandnineofthisyearsseniorshavealreadycommittedorsignedtoplaycollegebaseball.JeremywhoalsoplayedvarsityfootballsignedinNovembertoplaybaseballatAuburnUniversity.ThoughhehadcollegeoffersfromseveralschoolstoplayfootballaswellJeremysayshechosebase-ballinpartbecauseitseasieronthebody.AndfromthersttimeIvisitedAuburnIreallylikedthecampusandthecoacheshesays.IanwhogrewupinForsythCountyplayingbaseballatSha-ronSpringsParkfromtheageofvewillheadtoFloridaSouthWesternStateCollegeonabaseballscholarshipnextyear.ForthepastveyearsthebaseballteamwasledbyJamieCorrwhowasheadcoachfromtheteamsstartin2010.HecoachedatSouthForsythHighSchoolforfouryearsbeforethat.JamiebuilttheLonghornsprogramintooneofthebestinthenationandin2014hewasnamedtheUSATo-dayHighSchoolCoachoftheYear.JustamonthafterthehighschoolbaseballseasonendedJamieleftLambertforhisalmamaterFloridaSouthWest-ernStateCollegeformerlyEdisonStateCollege.Thereheisrestartingtheschoolsbaseballpro-gramwhichhasbeendormantforthepast17years.LambertsAthleticDirectorDrewFerrersaysWewereveryhappyforJamie.Weknewitwouldhappeneventuallyandtherewerenohardfeelings.Itwasagreatopportunityforhim.Heleftthisprogramingreatshapewithanoutstandinggroupofyoungmenandanoutstandingcoachingstaffallofwhomarereturningforthe2015season.WiththeheadcoachdepartinglessthantwomonthsbeforethestartofanewschoolyearDrewsaysthattheschoolneededtoquicklygureouttheirplanforthe2015season.Weweremostconcernedaboutndingtherightpersontostepintotheroleanddidntwanttorushthatdecision.Schoolstaffconductedinterviewswithpotentialcoachesthroughoutthefallandexpecttohaveacandidatethatwillstartwiththe2016seasonidentiedbeforethecurrentseasonbegins.AlthoughDrewpointsoutthattheremaynotbeapublicannouncementimmediatelydependingonwheretheincomingcoachiscurrentlyworkingandwhethertheychoosetoannouncethemovebeforeoraftertheircurrentteamsseason.ToleadLonghornbaseballthroughthisinterimseasonPrincipalGaryDavisonhadanobviouschoicealreadyonhisstaff.GaryapproachedmeaboutcoachingtheteamforthisyearsaysDrewandImnevergoingtoturnmybackonthesekids.Theplayershavebeenverysupportiveandtheirfamilieshavebeenverysupportive.Itshumblingthattheywouldeventhinkofmeforthejob.Drewisntnewtobaseballorcoaching.Garyapproachedmeaboutcoach-ingtheteamforthisyearsaysDrewandImnevergoingtoturnmybackonthesekids.Theplayershavebeenverysupportiveandtheirfamilieshavebeenverysupportive.Itshumblingthattheywouldeventhinkofmeforthejob. 19CountyLineFebruary2015BeforehewasnamedathleticdirectoratLambertDrewcoachedbaseballatSouthForsythHighSchoolforeightyearsastintthatincludedatriptotheStateChampion-shipfortheWarEaglesin2009.HealsoplayedbaseballatLassiterHighSchoolandatNorthCarolinaStateUniversity.DrewnotesthathecoachedalongsideJamieforseveralseasonsandsaysthattheteamwillseealotofconsistencyfromlastyear.JugglingthedutiesofathleticdirectorandheadcoachbringschallengesbutDrewisrelyingheav-ilyonassistantcoachesontheeldandsaysthattheschoolsprincipalandassistantprincipalshavebeenhelpfulinbackinghimuponadministrativeduties.Theyreagreatteamtooheexplains.DrewsfamilyhasbeenverysupportiveandhesayshissonAJisparticularlyexcitedabouthisdadsnewrole.Likemanyhighschoolathletesbaseballplayersdontreallyhaveanoffseason.Mostplayonclubteamsthroughoutthesummer.Thefallbringsconditioningwhereplayersworkingroupsoftwowithacoachweighttrainingandspeedwork.Tryoutsforthe2015seasonofciallybeganonJanuary19and45-50playerswilllltherostersofthefreshmanjuniorvarsityandvarsitybaseballteams.BeyondbaseballskillsDrewsaysthatinselectingplayersthecoachesarelookingforastrongacademicandbehavioralrecordcharacterandcommitment.Theirprincipalconcurs.Thisisaverytalentedgroupandwereveryproudoftheirabilitiesontheeldbutmoreimpressedwiththewaytheyconductthemselves.Theyregreatstudentsofgreatcharacter.TheyrejustgenuinelygreatkidssaysGary.Thoughtheteamgraduatedsixkeyplayersafterthe2014seasonthereisstillagreatdealofyoungtalent.WehavealargenumberofreturningplayersDrewexplains.Thisisagoodthingbutitsalsochallengingbecauseweendupwithgoodplayersnotgettingtheopportunitiestheywant.Itsimportanttocommunicateclearlysothateveryoneknowswhattheirroleisandhowimportanteachroleis.Returningplayersrecognizetheimportanceandvalueoflastyearsseasonasalearningexperienceandpointtotheleadershiprolethatseniorstakeonsettinggoalsforthenewseasonandsettinganexampleforyoungerplayers.WevegottojustkeepplayingashardaswecanandstayfocusedontheseasonaheadofussharesIan.PlayersspendtimetogetheronfundraisingandsocialactivitiesandsincelastyearhaveplayedanactiveroledoinglandscapeworkandotherprojectstosupportthefamilyofBobLeewhowastheteamsbusdriverwhenhepassedawayin2014.RecognizinghowmuchapartoftheteamBobhadbeenandhowimportanthisrolewasintheirsuccesstheteampresentedhiswifeCherylwithaStateChampionshipringaftertheywereawardedtotheteamlastyear.EachsummerLamberthoststwoyouthcampsoneforyoungplayersinthecommunityinJuneandoneforrising9thgradeplayerseveryJuly.ThisisagreatwayforourcoachestobeabletobuildtheprogramandforkidstobeintroducedtoLambertbaseballDrewsaysproudly.ThenewbaseballseasonstartswithascrimmageonFebruary13andwillincludeatripthisspringtotheprestigiousUSABaseballNationalHighSchoolInvitationalatourna-mentinCaryNorthCarolinathatbringstogetherthetophighschoolbaseballteamsinthecountry.FollowinglastyearssuccessexpectationsarehighfortheLonghornsthisyearandplayershopetheseasonwillendwithanotherStateChampionshipbutJeremyisclearthattheteamislookingforwardtothenewseasonwithafreshfocus.Weneedtoleavelastyearbehindus.Wereadifferentteamwithanewcoachandnewplayers.LastyearsteamsetthestandardtofollowbutwevegottoredenewhoweareasLambertbaseball. CountyLineFebruary2015www.CountyLineMagazine.net20Agroupofyoungmusicianshavefoundanor-chestralhomeinForsythCounty.TheForsythYouthOrchestraFYOcomprisedofeigh-teenmembersrangingfrommiddleschoolthroughhighschool-agedstudentshelditsrstrehearsalinFebruary2013andsincethenhasperformedinvariousvenuestoaudiencesofallages.CorinaBri-totheFYOconductorwithovertwenty-veyearsofexperienceperformingandteachingisinterestedinexposingkidstoalltypesofmusicfromclassi-caltoBroadwayandpop.Sheisexcitedabouttheprogresstheorchestrahasmadeandthepotentialformusicalgrowth.CorinahasbeenteachingprivateviolinlessonsinForsythCountysince2006.SheoftensentherstudentstodowntownAtlantatohaveanoppor-tunitytoplayinanorchestrabecausetherewasnoyouthorchestralocaltoForsythCounty.Inthefallof2012withsupportfromtheForsythCountySchoolsFineArtsDepartmentCorinabeganaudi-tionsfortheFYO.Shewantedtoprovideacreativeoutletforstudentswhohadbeeninprivatelessonsforviolinviolacelloandbass.FYOmembersin-cludestudentsfrompublicprivateandhomeschoolsettings.AllkidshavethesameneedtoplayinanorchestraCorinasaid.Iwantedtobringthemtogether.Itprovidesamotivationforkidstogetoutofindividualperformancesandsharemusicwithothers.Itisaturningpointtoperformandplaywithanorchestra.Sixteen-year-oldAlexWaterllhasplayedcelloforfouryearsandstartedwithFYOinJanuary2014.HesaidTheorchestrahasgivenmeexperiencethatIcouldonlyhavegainedbyplayingwithothermusicians.Ihavealsobeenintroducedtonewpiecesofmusicofvariousgenresandorigins.StartingwithfteenmemberstheFYOhelditsrstrehearsalinFebruary2013attheForsythAcademiesofCreativeEducation.TherstperformancewastheFYOinauguralconcertinMay2013attheCum-mingPlayhouse.TheorchestrawasalsotheguestperformerattheCummingPlayhousesChristmasClassicsinDecember2013.OthervenueswheretheFYOhasperformedincludetheMallofGeorgiaNorthPointMalltheCummingFairandChannel11MorningShow.LastsummerthemusiciansdonnedrenaissanceattireandplayedattheGeorgiaRenais-sanceFestivalinFairburn.Theconcertshaveinclud-edsongsrangingfrommoviescoresMozartoperaandpopmusic.Fifteen-year-oldOliviaMuscotthasplayedtheviolinforveyearsandjoinedFYOinAugust2013.RecallingafavoriteconcertduringtheChristmasseasonshesaidLotsofpeopleenjoyedbyCindyLombardoBringingMusictoOthersConductorCorinaBritoandtheorchestraataweeklypractice. 21CountyLineFebruary2015thehappyChristmasmusicespeciallytheCharlieBrownChristmasmedleyweplayed.Orchestrasdonthavetoonlyplaysymphoniestheycanhavefunwithmusicandtheconcertshowedthattome.Allorchestramembersaswellaspotentialmem-bersmustauditioneachyeartobepartofFYO.Membersarerequiredtohaveatleasttwoyearsofprivateinstructionwithsomestudentshavingveormore.TheorchestrahasgoodsupportfromtheForsythCountySchoolBoardandtheCityofCummingaswellasthefamiliesofitsmusicians.InJanuary2014rehearsalsmovedtoPineyGroveMiddleSchoolwherethegroupmeetseveryMon-dayevening.Theorchestraencompassesmorethanpracticingtogetherandplayingconcertsthroughouttheyear.Theyreachouttoengagethecommunity.CorinasaidIwanttheorchestratobepartofthecommunityandtostarttraditions.Thisoutreachgiveskidssomethingbiggerthanthemselves.Ifeellikethesekidsarebuildingmemories.Throughcol-laborationwithForsythCountySchoolstheFYOin-vitesstudentartiststocreatevisualartbasedonamusicalpieceperformedatthespringconcerts.Art-istscanexplorethesongusinganymediumandtheartexhibitisdisplayedattheconcert.InadditiontothemainorchestratheFYOQuartetiscomprisedofaleaderfromeachsection.ThesefourstudentmusiciansserveasambassadorsforFYO.Theyper-formadditionalconcertsinthecommunityinclud-ingnursinghomesYMCAsandhospitals.Corinaincorporateseducationalclassestointegratetheunderstandingandcorrelationofmusic.Sheof-tenbringsguestmusicianstoplayatconcerts.ForthesecondspringconcertguestmusicianJulieLy-onnLiebermanworkedwithorchestramembersonalternativestylestooffervarietyandopenupplay-ing.LiebermanwasthecomposerofthemusicalpieceFrenchRoastwhichwasalsousedfortheartproject.TheVivaLaVidaconcertperformedatForsythCentralHighSchoolPerformingArtsCenterincludedatangomusicalpiecetheorchestraplayedwhileprofessionalsdancedthetango.Havingguestartistswhetherdancersormusiciansaddstotheorchestraandenrichestheexperienceforstudents.Iwanttoreachtheirliveswithpositiveexamples.FYOwillperformthespringconcertGeorgiaOnMyMindwithmusicbyGeorgiacomposersonSatur-dayMay2at5pminthePerformingArtsCenterofForsythCentralHighSchool. CountyLineFebruary2015www.CountyLineMagazine.net22Past-PresidentMarcLittPresidentBobOstapowerPresident-ElectMichaelMcCullarSinceOctober2000theRotaryClubofJohnsCreekhasbeenmakingadifferenceinthecommunity.ServiceAboveSelfisthemot-toofRotaryInternationaltheparentorganizationunderwhichtheclubischartered.Thetwenty-fourmembersoftheRotaryClubofJohnsCreekfollowthatmottowhetherservinglocallyorreachingouttohelpwithglobalissues.TheRotaryorganizationbeganin1905inChicagoandwasnamedafteritspracticeofrotatingmeet-inglocations.Fourfriendswantingtocreateapro-fessionalgroupwithafriendlyspirittoservetheircommunitybeganwhatistodayknownasRotaryInternationaltheparentorganizationfortheRotaryclubsthatspantheglobeandtotaloveronemillionmembers.Rotaryleadersunitefromallcontinentsculturesandoccupationstoexchangeideasandservetheirlocalcommunities.BobOstapowerthecurrentpresidentoftheRotaryClubofJohnsCreekjoinedtheclubin2010andservedastreasurerforthreeyearsbeforebecom-ingpresident-electandthenpresident.HesaidIjoinedforthepurposeofgivingbacktothecom-munity.Theclubprovidesmemberswithanetworkandcamaraderie.Thefellowshipofgettingtogetherandhelpingourcommunityisveryrewarding.Wewanttomakeanimpactwithourinvolvementandservicetoothers.MembersoftheJohnsCreekclubhavediversebackgroundsandaremenandwomenofvariousagesandoccupations.Bobisacerti-fedpublicaccountantandfnancialplanner.Othermemberscomefromoccupationsincludinghealth-careinsurancebankingandministry.TheyalwayswelcomegueststoattendweeklymeetingsheldonMondaysatJohnsCreekBaptistChurchfrom1215pmto115pm.LaDolceVitaistheRotaryClubofJohnsCreeksannualfundraisingevent.Theproceedsfromtheeventallowtheclubtosupportavarietyofchari-tableprograms.ThisyeartheItalian-themeddinnerpartywillbeheldattheStandardClubonMarch7th.Theeventusuallydrawsover200peopleforabuffetdinnerdancingliveentertainmentandasilentauction.Theclubusesthefundsraisedtosupportcausesbothlocallyandglobally.ThroughUnitedWayofForsythCountytheclubsponsors2000preparedmealsfortheAnnualDayofCar-ingprogramforwhichRotarymembersjoinwithotherservicegroupsfromthecountytohelppack-agemealsforpeopleinneed.ProceedsfromthefundraiserarealsodonatedtosupporttheDrakeHouseinRoswell.TheDrakehouseprovidestem-poraryhousingandeducationforhomelessmothersbyCindyLombardoMakingaDifference 23CountyLineFebruary2015andtheirchildrenanddonationssupportprojectsthathelptoempowerwomentondjobsandsup-porttheirfamiliesnanciallyaswellasemotion-ally.ThroughDreamWeaversofGeorgiatheclubdonatesmoneyandsponsorsfosterchildrenduringtheholidays.Fundraisingalsogoestowardadic-tionarydistributiontolocalmiddleschoolsandtheGeorgiaRotaryStudentProgramthatsponsorsin-ternationalstudentsstudyingataGeorgiacollegeoruniversity.ClubmembersvolunteertheirtimeandoftenworkwithotherRotaryclubsoncommunityprojects.TheRotaryClubofJohnsCreekparticipatesintheAdopt-a-MileProgramwhichinvolvescleaningamilestretchoflocalroadsidefourtimeseachyear.TheyalsovolunteerwithRiverkeepersforthean-nualChattahoocheeRivercleanup.RotaryClubofJohnsCreekmembershavereachedouttohelpwithglobalconcernsaswell.ThreeRotarianspartneredwithmembersoftheJohnsCreekBaptistChurchtoworkonacleanwaterproject.MichaelMcCul-larpastorofthechurchandtheclubspresident-electishelpingtoleadthisproject.BobsaidOurclubmadeitsrsttriptothetownofLaRomanaintheDominicanRepublicinOctober2014topartici-pateintheconstructionofabuildingthathousesacleanwatersystemforprovidingdrinkablewater.Currentlythereisnonaturalsourceofcleanwaterwhichcauseshealthproblemsforlocalresidents.Theonlycleanwateriscostlyandsoldbycompa-niesintheformofbottledwater.Weplanonmakingournexttripinthefallof2015toconstructanothercleanwaterbuilding.AnotheroutreachconcernthattheRotaryClubofJohnsCreekhasrecentlyjoinedistheghtagainstexploitationofchildreninAtlanta.Leadershiptrainingandseminarsareavail-ableforRotarymemberstolearnhowtohelptheircommunityandlearnabouttheglobalconcernsthatRotaryInternationalsupports.RotaryInternationalhasalmosteradicatedpoliothroughouttheworld.TheRotaryClubofJohnsCreekhasremainedfo-cusedongivingbacktothecommunitythroughgoodwillfriendshipandrespect.BobsaidAtare-centseminarwewereaskedifsomeonewouldmissthisclubifwewerenolongerhere.Ourdesiretomakeanimpactiswhatcompelsustoserveothers.Bybecomingmoreinvolvedwiththecommunitywefeellikewearemakingadifference.YouveWorkedHardforWHatYouHave.YoushoulddecidewhathappenstoyourassetsnowANDwhenyouregone.InterestedinlearningmoreWeinviteyoutoattendaneStatePLaNNINGWorkSHoPSPaCeISLIMItedCall770.822.2723toreserveyourspot11555MedlockBridgeRdSte100JohnsCreekGA30097234LuckieStreetLawrencevilleGA30046www.LetsTalkEstatePlanning.comNoCostorObligationtoAttend.HeldonThursdaysfrom6to8pmonFebruary51219and26 CountyLineFebruary2015www.CountyLineMagazine.net24GrantfundingisenablingtheForsythCountyFireDepartmenttoprovideimportantsafetydevicestohearingimpairedresidents.The2014ChesneyFallenFireghtersMemorialGrantAwardof3000fundedthepurchaseofsmokealarmsandrealarmsclockswithbedshakersallspe-ciallydesignedforthehearingimpaired.Thetwodeviceswewereabletopurchasethroughthegrantworkinconcerttoalertsome-onewhoishearingimpairedofthedangerofareintheirhomeDivisionChiefJasonShiverssaid.Thesmokealarmitselfismuchlikeatraditionalsmokealarmbutinadditiontotheaudioalarmitalsofeaturesastrobelight.ThebedsiderealarmactsasanalarmclockbutwhenitdetectsthesmokealarmhasgoneoffitsoundsaveryloudwarningandlightsupshowingthewordFIRE.Thebedshakerunitconnectedtothatrealarmisplacedbetweenthemattressandboxspringandshakesthebedvigorouslytoawakenasleepingperson.Togetherthegoalofthesedevicesistoalertahearingimpairedpersonofsmokeorreintheirhome.ThebedshakeralarmsaredesignedspecicallyforthosewhoarehearingimpairedatnightmeaningtheyeithersufferfromcompletedeafnessortheytakeoutahearingaidatnightFirePreventionTrainingOfcerLauraColemansaid.Thisisthersttimeourdepartmenthasbeenabletoprovideequipmentofthisnaturetothecommunity.FORSYTHCOUNTYFIREDEPARTMENTRECEIVESGRANTFORDEVICESFORTHEHEARINGIMPAIREDGeneralHighRiskPregnancyPre-PregnancyCounselingFamilyPlanningAnnualExamsPreventativeCareMenstrualandotherGynecologicalDisordersUltrasoundsandOfce-BasedProceduresSurgeryLaparascopicMinimallyInvasiveSurgerySujathaVivekMDFACOGBoardCertifedObGyn770-771-5270www.nawcare.comProvidingPersonalizedObstetricsandGynecologyMedicalServicesNorthAtlantaWomensCare6300HospitalPkwy.Suite375JohnsCreekGA300973400-AOldMiltonPkwy.Suite300AlpharettaGA30005HospitalAfliationswithEmoryJohnsCreekHospitalandNorthFultonRegionalHospital. 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CountyLineFebruary2015www.CountyLineMagazine.net26Northsideisaleaderinprovidingstate-of-the-artsurgicalservicesandoffersthelatestinminimallyinvasivetechniquesincludingsingle-incisionandrobotic-assistedsurgeryperformingmorerobotic-assist-edproceduresthananyotherhospitalintheSoutheast.NorthsideunderstandstheimportanceofinvestinginnewtechnologymuchofwhichisintroducedforthersttimeatNorthsideHospital-Forsyth.InrecentyearsNorthsideHospital-Forsythhasintroducedseveraladvancedsurgerytechnologies.MinimallyInvasiveRoboticSurgeryFordecadeslaparoscopicsurgeryhasofferedpatientsaminimallyinvasivealternativetotraditionalopensurgery.Roboticsurgeryhasgivensurgeonsevenbettertoolstoperformthemostintricateofminimallyinvasiveproce-duresandachievebetteroutcomesfortheirpatientsinagrowingrangeofspecialtiesincludingcolorectalurol-ogygynecologythoracicandgeneralsurgery.Patientsbenetfromsmallerincisionslesspainandscarringre-ducedbloodlossandneedfortransfusionsshorterhospi-talstaysquickerrecoveriesandreducedriskofinfection.WithrobotictechnologysurgeonshaveabetterviewandcanbemorethoroughinthediagnosisofproblemssuchasendometriosisandtheremovaloflesionsandadhesionssaidDr.StephenSalmieriagynecologistandroboticsur-geonwithGeorgiaGynecologicOncologyandNorthsideHospital.Howeverthistechnologydoesnotreplaceasurgeonsskills.Ratheritimproveswhatwedoandallowsustostayattheforefrontofthemedicaleld.RobotictechnologyoffersgreatervisiondexterityandprecisionDr.Salmierisaid.Thetechnologyisanaturalextensionofasurgeonseyesandhands.NorthsideHospital-ForsythALEADERINSURGICALOPTIONS 27CountyLineFebruary2015PioneersinVascularSurgeryNorthsideHospital-ForsythwasthersthospitalinthestateofGeorgiatoutilizethegroundbreakingMagellanRoboticSystemforendovascularprocedures.Thistechnologygrantedanunprecedentedlevelofpre-cisiontoNorthsidevascularsurgeonsnavigatingtheex-tremelycomplexanatomyofperipheralbloodvesselssaidDr.JosephRicottachairofvascularsurgeryendo-vasculartherapyatNorthsideVascularSurgeryandmedi-caldirectorofvascularservicesNorthsideHospitalHeartVascularInstituteandtheleadNorthsidephysicianfortheprocedure.Thetechnologyisabletoroboticallyshapeendovascularcathetersduringtheproceduresothatasinglecathetermaybeusedinsteadofexchangingforvariouspre-shapedcathetersduringtheprocedure.MagellanRoboticCath-eterscanrotate360degreesandbend180degreesinanydirection.Thismayleadtofewercatheterexchangesduringtheproceduremorepredictableproceduretimesandmayhelpfacilitatenavigationthroughverycomplexanatomypotentiallyleadingtolessradiationandcontrastexposuremakingtheproceduresaferforthepatient.NorthsideHospital-ForsythalsowastherstinthestatetousetheLutonix035DrugCoatedBalloonPTACathetertoperformanewproceduretotreatperipheralarterydiseaseinthethighandknee.Dr.Ricottaperformedthetreatmenttoremoveblockagescausedbyplaquebuild-upinarteriesthatcarrybloodtotheheadorgansandlimbs.InnovativeTechnologyforJointReplacementTheMAKOplastyprocedureatNorthsideHospital-Forsythhashelpedtoimprovethesurgicaloutcomesofpatientsrequiringhipandpartialkneereplacements.Through3-Dmodelsmotioncaptureandreal-timevirtualviewsofthepatientsanatomydoctorsareabletoprovidemoreac-curatettingsandensurethatpost-procedurepainisre-ducedsignicantlyforpatients.MAKOplastyprovideshipandpartialkneereplacementpatientsthatqualifywithamoreappealingsolutionsaidDr.JonMinterorthopeadicsurgeonatNorthsideTotalJointSpecialistsandleadphysicianforthetechnologyatNorthside.Thesystemallowssurgeonstone-tunetheimplantspositioningandshapemakingthemostaccu-ratejointreplacementsavailableandincreasingpatientsmobilityfasterthaneverbefore.AlloftheseenhancementsallowNorthsidetocontinuetobetheleaderinofferingpatientsandsurgeonstheverylatestsurgicaltechnologyinminimallyinvasiveroboticsurgicalprocedures.Howeveritsnotjustthestate-of-the-arttechnologythatleadstobetteroutcomesbutthesurgeonsexperiencethatisimportantsaidAmyFischerRNmanagerofsur-gicalservicesNorthsideHospital-Forsyth.Thislevelofexpertiseiscriticalinthesuccessofutilizingnewtechnol-ogy.ManysurgeonsatNorthsidearenationallyandinterna-tionallyrecognizedpioneersfortheirexpertiseinminimal-lyinvasivetechniquesincludingroboticsurgery.SurgeonsatNorthsideeventrainothersfromacrossthecountryonhowtousethisstate-of-the-arttechnology.Combinedwiththeskillandexperienceoftheoperatingroomnursesandsurgicaltechnologiststhislevelofexpertiseiscriticalingivingpatientsexcellentoutcomesaftertreatmentandquickerrecoveriesfollowingroboticsurgery.High-QualitySurgicalCareClosetoHomeWithcontinuedgrowthinForsythCountyandsurroundingcommunitiesNorthsideHospitaloffersthehighestqual-itycareandconvenienceforpatients.Inadditiontothestate-of-the-artAdvancedSurgeryCenteratNorthsideHospital-ForsythNorthsidealsooffersoutpatientsurgerycentersnearbyattheNorthside-ForsythOutpatientSur-geryCenteronHawCreekPkwyandtheNorthsideAl-pharettaMedicalCampus.In2013MetroAtlantaconsumersrankedNorthsideNo.1inoutpatientsurgeryintheNationalResearchCorpora-tionsannualHealthcareMarketGuide.TheoutpatientsurgerycentersaremanagedbythesamehighlyskilledandfriendlystaffforwhichNorthsideisknownandwhoworkhardtomakeeverypatientsexperi-enceaspleasantaspossibleFischersaid.Bothfacilitiesoffercomprehensiveoutpatientsurgicalcareacrossmultiplespecialtiesincludinggeneralsurgeryor-thopaedicsplasticsurgeryophthalmologyGIENTandpodiatry.InkeepingwithNorthsidesambulatorysurgerycentersinSandySpringstheAlpharettacampusalsohasbeautifullyappointedroomsdesignatedforovernightstayforthosepatientswhoneedadditionalobservation.FormoreinformationaboutNorthsideHospitalsstate-of-the-artsurgicalservicespleasevisitwww.northside.comsurgery.T.W.MeyerPhotographerDr.JosephRicottamedicaldirectorofvascularservicesNorthsideHospitalHeartVascularInstituteperformingtherstendovas-cularprocedureinthestateusingtheMagellanRoboticSystem. CountyLineFebruary2015www.CountyLineMagazine.net28HavinganEmoryophthalmologistinyourneighbor-hoodmaybejustthemotivationyouneedtohaveyoureyesexamined.WithEmoryEyeCentersnewlocationattheEmoryJohnsCreekHospitalPhysiciansPla-zahavingyoureyescheckedisconvenientwhileprovid-ingaccesstoaboardcertiedophthalmologistandoptom-etristwithinnationally-rankedEmoryEyeCenter.OurProvidersOphthalmologistRabeeaJan-juaMDandoptometristPetraJoODarepleasedtoprovidethehighestlevelofeyecaretoyouandyourfamily.Dr.JanjuagraduatedwithhonorsfromGeorgeWashingtonUniversityandearnedhermedicalde-greeandcompletedbothherinternshipandophthalmologyresidencyattheUniversityofMarylandSchoolofMedicineBaltimorewhereshewasco-chiefresident.IamexcitedtobelivingandservinginJohnsCreeksaysDr.Janjua.ItistrulyaprivilegetoservemyowncommunityandworkaspartofaworldclassteamwithaccesstosubspecialtycareandtechnologieswithinourEmorynetwork.Dr.Janjuasclinicalinterestsincludecomprehensiveeyecarecataractsurgeryglaucomalaserstheophthalmicmanifestationofsystemicdiseasediabetesdryeyesyndromeuveitisandmedicalretinacare.Dr.Jofocusesonprimarycareandthemanagementofocularhealth.ShegraduatedfromtheUniversityofFloridawithaundergraduatedegreeinpsychologyandearnedherDoctorofOptometrydegreeatNovaSoutheasternUniversityinFortLauderdaleFla.Dr.Jocompletedaresi-dencyinprimarycareoptometrywithemphasisonoculardiseaseattheWJBDornVAMedicalCenterinColumbiaS.C.Herclinicalinterestsincludecomprehensiveeyecarediabeticeyescreeningsglaucomaevaluationsandcontactlensttings.YourEyeCareHavingacomprehensivedilatedeyeexamisimportantinmaintainingyoureyehealthandinpreservingsight.Itistheonlywaytodetectmanycommoneyediseasessuchasglaucomadiabeticeyediseaseandage-relatedmacu-lardegenerationintheirearlystageswhentreatmentismostbenecial.Refractiveerrorsthosevisionproblemscorrectedwithglassesorcontactlensesorrefractivesurgeryareroutinelyandeasilycorrected.Commonvisionproblemsamongallagesincludenearsightednessmyopiafar-sightednesshyperopiaastigmatismandpresbyopiaagingvisionusuallyafterage45.Properglassesorcon-tactlensescancorrecttheserefractiveerrorsandprovidegoodclearvision.RiskFactorsforDiseaseKnowingyourriskfactorsforeyediseaseisimportant.Familygeneticsraceandlifestylechoicescanputpeo-pleatriskforeyediseasesuchasglaucomaage-relatedmaculardegenerationanddiabeticretinopathytonameafew.Acompleteeyeexamcanhelpyourdoctorfullyevaluateyoureyesandthenprovideappropriatetreat-mentifneeded.NationalAcclaimForthepast18yearsU.S.NewsWorldReporthasrankedEmoryEyeasoneofthetopeyeinstitutionsinthecountry.Itremainsattheforefrontofmanynationalclinicaltrialsincludingthoseonmaculardegenerationandglaucoma.Whetheryourequireroutineeyeoramorecomplexex-aminationEmoryEyeCenterphysicianscanprovidejustthecareyouoryourfamilymayneed.Ourskilleddoctorsandfriendlystaffwillhelpmakeyourvisitproductiveandpleasurable.Yourvisionneedsareourpriority.EmoryEyeCenterislocatedwithintheEmoryJohnsCreekPhysiciansPlazaSuite115at6335HospitalParkwayJohnsCreekGa.30097.Forappointmentscall404-778-2020.Formoreinformationeyecenter.emory.eduEmoryEyeCenterNowatJohnsCreekRabeeaJanjuaMDandPetraJoOD 29CountyLineFebruary2015VCNorthAtlantaVascularClinicVeinCenterUthanVivekMDFACSFRCSUKBoardCertifedVascularSurgeonVaricoseVeinsP.A.D.AneurysmCarotidDiseaseDiabeticFootLegUlcerLegPain1-800-VEIN-DOCwww.navascularclinic.com6300HospitalPkwySte375JohnsCreek407EastMapleSte101Cumming770.771.5260ProvidingOptimumVascularTreatmentArthritisNorthsideCenterTheNorthsideArthritisCenterisafull-servicepracticethatspecializesinprovidingpatientswithinnovativenon-surgicaldiagnosticandtreatmentmethodstoreducetheirjointpainandimprovetheirqualityoflife.Ourboard-certifiedphysicianDr.DavidCovallusesstate-of-the-arttechnologytoidentifytheprogressionofarthritisineachpatientandthendevelopsaconservativepatient-centeredtreatmentplanthatispersonalizedtofittheirlifestyle.eNorthsideArthritisCenterOersPatientsGaitAnalysisRadiologicImagingLaboratoryTestingGeneticandBiochemicalMarkerEvaluationUltrasound-GuidedInjectionsConservativeAlternativeMedicalCAMTreatmentsincludingacupunctureweightandnutritionalprogramsandlifestyleeducationCall770667-4337tomakeanappointment3400-COldMiltonParkwaySuite190AlpharettaGA30005northsidearthritis.com CountyLineFebruary2015www.CountyLineMagazine.net30FirstParktohaveaNinjaCourseAfterSchoolandWeekendFunfortheEntireFamilyToddlerJumpAreaParentsLoungeTeenNightBirthdayPartiesCorporateEventsFitnessClassesBurnupto1000calorieswhilehavingfun404-260-19353985LakeeldCt.SuwaneejustnorthofMcGinnisFerryRd.www.GetAirJohnsCreek.comTrampolineParksNowOpenEQUALHOUSINGOPPORTUNITYToinquireaboutadvertisinginCountyLineemailSugarcaneJudyaol.comorcall678-787-3551.QuestionHowcanIgetmybusinessmessagereadbyover50000potentialbuyersorclientsAnswerAdvertiseinCountyLine. 31CountyLineFebruary2015CHILDRENSATFORSYTH-410PEACHTREEPKWY.CUMMINGCHILDRENSATWEBBBRIDGE-3155NORTHPOINTPARKWAYALPHARETTA CountyLineFebruary2015www.CountyLineMagazine.net32