Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow Welcomes New Emergency Department Director

Published: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Mohak Davé, MD, Chief of Emergency Services for Northeast Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce new physician leadership in the Emergency Department at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Barrow in Winder. Eric Deal, DO, has assumed the role of Emergency Department Medical Director for the Barrow campus.

“I am looking forward to the leadership Dr. Deal will provide for our emergency services at NGMC Barrow,” said Dr. Davé.  “Patients seeking care at the NGMC Barrow emergency department will now be treated by the Gainesville Emergency Department Services (GEDS) physician group, the same group of physicians who provide care at the NGMC Gainesville and Braselton Emergency Departments.  This will help provide consistency of care across our campuses and improve overall patient experience.”

Dr. Deal earned his Doctor of Osteopathy medical degree from Michigan State University in Lansing, Michigan.  He completed his residency at Doctors Hospital in Tucker, Georgia.  Dr. Deal is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and achieved a lifetime Board Certification from the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine.  Deal brings with him 30 years of experience as an Emergency Department Director working in Atlanta and surrounding counties.  He has held Medical Director positions with Gwinnett County and the DeKalb Tech EMS Program.  He has also held several key leadership positions with Northlake Medical Center, including serving as a Chair on its Board of Trustees.  During the 1996 Summer Olympics, he was the Director of Emergency Services at the Atlanta Olympic Village.

Deal is dedicated to providing the highest standards of emergency care.  He believes in enhancing overall patient experience to foster the community’s trust and confidence in NGMC Barrow‘s emergency department.



Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Barrow has been serving Northeast Georgia since 1951 and joined Northeast Georgia Health System in 2017.  With 56 beds and a medical staff of more than 200 physicians, NGMC Barrow brings services modeled around the programs of excellence at NGMC Gainesville – Georgia’s #1 Hospital (CareChex®) – to Barrow County.  These include emergency services, advanced surgical and medical care, orthopedics and cancer treatment.

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