Dr. Nick has over 29 years’ experience in Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Travel Medicine, and Emergency Medicine. He’s dedicated his whole career to building an independent, family-run, community-focused practice and finding innovative ways to make healthcare, effective, efficient, accessible, and fairly prices for all patients, whether they have insurance or not.

Certified IFN
Institute of functional Medicine

Dr. Nick oversees our Urgent Care Clinic, Family Medicine Practice, and Travel Medicine Clinic. In his personal practice, Dr. Nick focuses on Functional Medicine, working with patients in our Highland Personal Health  (Link to HPH landing page) program who want to be more proactive and optimize their health. Dr. Nick is certified by The Institute for Functional Medicine.

Dr. Nick completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, with minors in Chemistry and English, at the University of Miami.  He received his Medical Degree from Morehouse School of Medicine and completed his Residency in Family Practice at California Hospital Medical Center (1993-1996), where he served as Chief Resident from 1995-1996.

Dr. Nick is certified in Functional Medicine, Family Medicine, and Travel Medicine.  He is fluent in medical Spanish, as well as English and is a member of the International Society of Travel Medicine and of the Direct Primary Care Coalition.

Membership Benefits

  • One-On-One, preventive, primary & chronic care.

  • Personalized.
    Master Life Plan 

  • Unlimited visits.

  • All CO-PAYS are waived.

  • Access to Pear'dpractitioners during all business hours

  • Electronic communications with our medical practice

  • Exclusive access to Pear'ds InBody570, with complete analysis.

  • Book appointments directly with your physician.

  • Referrals to trusted specialists as needed.

  • $80 lab test fee, (not 400%) for your initial comprehensive physical exam.

  • ...among many other benefits.

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Highland Personal Health Membership

$ 250

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920 Ponce de Leon Ave NE
Atlanta GA 30306

404-815-1957

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"Dr. ​Nick was my doctor for about a decade. You couldn't find a more caring doctor. Several times he went above and beyond to ensure I was on the right track. Now, I am a VA patient and I do miss his top notch care. Once my son is out of pediatrics I will send him here"

Michael Haggerty

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Amy Hatfield

 

Physician Assistant

Amy Hatfield is a Physician Assistant who grew up in Gwinnett County. She’s been with Highland Urgent Care and Family Medicine since 2009. Amy sees patients in our Urgent Care Clinic, Family Medicine Practice, and Travel Medicine Clinic. 

Anyone who has experienced Amy’s kindness and the level of care she provides her patients won’t be surprised to learn that she began her medical career as a pediatric charge nurse.

 

After five years, she moved to Charleston South Carolina to complete her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at the Medical University of South Carolina. 

Amy attended the University of Georgia for her undergraduate studies and earned her Bachelors in Nursing from the Medical College of Georgia. A true Bulldog at heart, when she’s not at work, Amy enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and watching UGA football. 

Membership Benefits

  • Unlimited visits. 

  • Yearly Physical Exams. 

  • Ongoing Primary Care services to follow chronic disease like diabetes or hypertension. 

  • Development of a long term plan with your doctor ensuring the best possible health in all stages of your life. 

  • Episodic care for most acute issues and Urgent Care services including X-rays, fracture management, laceration repair, and rapid infectious disease testing. Phlebotomy services and immunizations are available on site. 

  • Unparalleled access to your Primary Care Provider including appointments within 24 hours or same day Urgent Care. Appointments scheduled 30-60 minute increments provide a relaxed environment to discuss the issues that matter to you. 

  • Text and Email access to your Primary Care Provider. 

  • After hours urgent care. 

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with our practitioner Amy

$ 100

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Dian Dowling Evans

PhD, FNP-BC, ENP-C

Dian has always been dedicated to helping people. She started out her career as a counselor. After several years in practice, she realized that with nursing skills and knowledge, she would be able to do more to support her clients’ health and well-being.

Dian is dually board-certified as a family and emergency practitioner. She’s studied integrative medicine therapies since the 1980s, has practiced yoga for more than 20 years, and did her PhD dissertation on research into the effects of yoga on chronic pain. Her years of working in pediatrics, family and emergency medicine, and urgent care settings, have taught Dian the value of bringing a wide range of approaches to patient care.

Dian met Dr. Nick in 1999, where they spent five years working alongside each other in the E.R. at Gwinnett Medical Center. In 2008, Dian became the Director of the Nurse Practitioner program at Emory’s School of Nursing. She reached out to Dr. Nick about setting up HUCFM as a clinical training site, and ever since she have been working in HUCFM for 12 years caring for patients and training future Nurse Practitioners and Physician’s Assistants.

Dian is a Clinical Professor at Emory School of Nursing and is the Director of their Emergency NP program. She received her BS in nursing from the Medical College of Georgia, her MSN as a family nurse practitioner from Emory, and her PhD from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center – Memphis. She also holds a graduate degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia.

As a wife, a mom, and grandmother to four, Dian especially enjoys women’s health and the diverse group of patients who trust Highland Urgent Care for their health care needs. Her pledge to you as her patient is to listen to and support your choices on your journey to wellness and excellent health.

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with our practitioner Dian

$ 100

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Membership Benefits

  • Unlimited visits. 

  • Yearly Physical Exams. 

  • Ongoing Primary Care services to follow chronic disease like diabetes or hypertension. 

  • Development of a long term plan with your doctor ensuring the best possible health in all stages of your life. 

  • Episodic care for most acute issues and Urgent Care services including X-rays, fracture management, laceration repair, and rapid infectious disease testing. Phlebotomy services and immunizations are available on site. 

  • Unparalleled access to your Primary Care Provider including appointments within 24 hours or same day Urgent Care. Appointments scheduled 30-60 minute increments provide a relaxed environment to discuss the issues that matter to you. 

  • Text and Email access to your Primary Care Provider. 

  • After hours urgent care. 

Lisa Cafaia 

Nurse practitioner

Lisa is a Atlanta native, born and raised in Gwinnett County. She has been interested in medicine since childhood, as she grew up in a family full of people in healthcare. After graduating with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Georgia State University in 2012, Lisa started her career as an emergency department registered nurse.

 

She continued working in the ED through the end of 2018 at which time she had completed the family nurse practitioner program at Kennesaw State University. As a nurse practitioner, Lisa has worked in settings such as the emergency department, 911 emergency medical services, urgent care and primary care. Lisa's main area of interest in medicine is acute illness and minor injury, as she finds it extremely rewarding to see patients improve and feel better.

 

Outside of work, she loves spending time by the water. She's happiest at the beach or on the lake. She loves watersports including kayaking and skiing but also enjoy cycling. 

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with our practitioner Lisa

$ 100

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Membership Benefits

  • Unlimited visits. 

  • Yearly Physical Exams. 

  • Ongoing Primary Care services to follow chronic disease like diabetes or hypertension. 

  • Development of a long term plan with your doctor ensuring the best possible health in all stages of your life. 

  • Episodic care for most acute issues and Urgent Care services including X-rays, fracture management, laceration repair, and rapid infectious disease testing. Phlebotomy services and immunizations are available on site. 

  • Unparalleled access to your Primary Care Provider including appointments within 24 hours or same day Urgent Care. Appointments scheduled 30-60 minute increments provide a relaxed environment to discuss the issues that matter to you. 

  • Text and Email access to your Primary Care Provider. 

  • After hours urgent care. 

Robin Roland

 

Dr. Roland has over 15 years of experience working in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care.  She  is passionate about meeting both immediate urgent medical needs as well as long term health goals  for the best quality of life. 

She also specializes in women’s health needs including optimizing menopausal health and reproductive needs as well as providing cosmetic procedures including BOTOX, Dysport, Jeuveau and Xeomen and Laser Treatments.  

 

She has her Masters in Public Health and Tropical Medicine and has worked internationally in both Asia and New Zealand.   

 

Dr. Roland completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from American University.  She received her medical degree from Tulane School of Medicine and her Masters in Public Health and Tropical Medicine from Tulane School of Public Health.  She completed her Residency in Emergency Medicine at Georgetown University in Washington D.C.

Subscribe your membership
with our practitioner Robin Roland

$ 200

Membership Benefits

  • Unlimited visits. 

  • Yearly Physical Exams. 

  • Ongoing Primary Care services to follow chronic disease like diabetes or hypertension. 

  • Development of a long term plan with your doctor ensuring the best possible health in all stages of your life. 

  • Episodic care for most acute issues and Urgent Care services including X-rays, fracture management, laceration repair, and rapid infectious disease testing. Phlebotomy services and immunizations are available on site. 

  • Unparalleled access to your Primary Care Provider including appointments within 24 hours or same day Urgent Care. Appointments scheduled 30-60 minute increments provide a relaxed environment to discuss the issues that matter to you. 

  • Text and Email access to your Primary Care Provider. 

  • After hours urgent care.