Georgia Highlands Medical Center offers one of the most complete family practices available in a community healthcare setting. Our service and our care are directed to all ages and all kinds of illnesses and conditions from acute to chronic. Our services cover the entire spectrum of modern medicine. Laboratory work is also available with the office system.
  • Family Practice
    • Our doctors and nurse practitioners are passionate about each patient who walks through our doors.  We are pleased to offer care to people of all ages, and many of our providers are bilingual in English and Spanish to meet the needs of our community.

      Our full-service family practice treats acute and chronic ilnesses, as well as provides preventive care.

      These services include:
      • Annual Physicals
      • Medical Evaluations
      • Diabetic Care
      • Hypertension Monitoring
      • Treatment for sick visits 
  • OB/GYN
    • Our OB/GYN Clinic is located in our Highland Medical Plaza in Cumming, and is staffed by doctors and Certified Nurse Midwives from North Pointe OB/GYN Associates.  Our patients deliver at the state of the art Women's Center at Northside Forsyth Hospital.  These providers are able to handle all prenatal care with confidence and skill; everything from routine checkups to complications like gestational diabetes and hypertension during pregnancy.

      Financial Assistance

      If you think you may be eligible for financial assistance during your pregnancy, we can help you determine what you may qualify for.

      Newborn Exams

      Dr. Nandor Kalli, Georgia Highlands Medical Services Pediatrician, is available for newborn hospital exams. With privileges at Northside Forsyth Hospital, Dr. Kalli is able to provide immediate newborn care to our OBGYN Patients.
      If you think you may be expecting, please give us a call.
      The sooner you begin your prenatal care, the better.
  • Pediatrics
    • We are proud to have extended our pediatric services to both the Highlands Medical Plaza in Cumming and the Canton Family Health Center locations.  Our caring pediatricians are highly trained and board certified.  We know that taking your child to the doctor's office can be stressful. With our friendly atmosphere and gentle medical staff, we do everything we can to make it as easy on everyone as possible.

      Our pediatricians are dedicated to providing quality care in the treatment of children from birth to 17 years old.

      Services Include:
      • Well Child Visits
      • Sick Child Care
      • Chonic Conditions
      • Immunizations
      • Newborn Services
      Dr. Kalli, our Pediatrician in the Cumming Family Health Center, has privileges at Northside Forsyth Hospital and is available for newborn visits.  If you would like Dr. Kalli to be your treating pediatrician once your little one arrives, please contact our office at (770)887-1668 for more information.
  • Geriatrics
    • Our certified Geriatrician, Dr. Russell Remalia, is specially trained in the care and management of health conditions faced by our aging population. Located at our newly opened Highland Medical Plaza, Dr. Remalia and his team offer assistance with social services as well as medical care. With onsite laboratory service, as well as our newest location of Highlands Pharmacy directly across the hall, we are pleased to provide a convenient and comfortable patient experience. We are accepting new patients - call (770)887-1668 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
  • Family Planning
    • Family Planning is an important aspect of Georgia Highlands Medical Services.  We offer the most complete general family practice in a community healthcare setting.  Our service and our care are directed to all ages and we aim to help individuals, families, and couples with preventive healthcare and planning for the future.

      Our physicians can provide you with contraceptive methods to space out your pregnancies or delay a pregnancy until you are ready.  We guide expectant mothers on how to have a healthy pregnancy and a positive start for both mom and baby once delivered.

      Education and counseling is also available to men, women, and teens in regard to sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS.

      Planning For Healthy Babies

      GHMS proudly accepts and assists with applications for Planning For Healthy Babies.  If you are a woman between 18 and 44 years of age, a US Citizen, and have no other medical insurance, call our Community Health Worker Julie at (678)848-2117 to find out more about this program or to apply.  You can also visit for information or to apply online.
  • Diabetes Management
    • Georgia Highlands Medical Services is proud to offer Diabetic Education for our patients.  Each of our sites (Cumming, Canton, and Cartersville) partners with local agencies to bring in Certified Diabetic Educators to help patients learn to manage Type I and Type II Diabetes.

      Monthly Diabetic Management Classes are held in our Cumming Family Health Center. For more information on these classes and how our providers can help you with your diabetic care, please contact any of our Family Health Centers for more information.
  • Pharmacy
    • "You'll Like Our Prices. You'll Love Our Service."

      Highlands Pharmacy is now open at our Cumming Family Health Center. We offer competitive prices to major pharmacies nearby.  Whether or not you are a patient at GHMS, you'll recieve great savings every time you visit us.  Our personalized service is why you will come back.

      Our Pharmacists are Board and Immunization Certified.  They have over 30 years combined experience and service in our community.  The Pharmacy Staff is eager to answer any questions you may have.

      We accept most major insurance plans, including Medicare, Medicaid, TriCare, Aetna, United HealthCare, Express Scripts, and many more.*

      Additional Pharmacy Services:

      Georgia Highlands Medical Services has partnered with Curant Health for the delivery of prescriptions to your home via mail.  If you're interested in this convenient service, please speak with your provider.

      Georgia Highlands Medical Services also contracts with Walgreens Pharmacies in Cumming, Canton, and Cartersville for its patients to access the 340B drug pricing program.

      Hours and Contact Information:

      260 Elm Street 
      Cumming Georgia

      Highlands Pharmacy is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM until 6:30 PM, closing from 1:00-1:30 PM daily for lunch.  We are also open on Saturday from 9:00 AM-1:30 PM.

      *Highlands Pharmacy participates in the 340B Drug Pricing Program.  Patients of Georgia Highlands Medical Services have access to even lower prices than we can offer the community.  
  • Health Insurance Marketplace
           Enrollment (ACA)
    • GHMS is certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as a Certified Application Counselor (CAC) Organization.  As such, GHMS has specially trained and State-Licensed Navigators located at each of its health centers to assist individuals on the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Marketplace, and enrolling in a plan of choice.

      Whether you're seeking health insurance for the first time, or have experienced a life-changing event that has caused you to lose your current health insurance coverage, our in -person assisters are available to help you explore your options so that you can choose the health plan that best meets the needs of you and your family.

      To speak with one of our Navigators, call the GHMS Health Center that is nearest to you.  You may also request information by sending an email to

      For more information on the ACA and the Health Insurance Marketplace, please visit, call 1(800)318-2596, or visit an in-person assister near you.