Southside Medical Center is a leader in organizing, providing and supporting affordable health care and related services to the public through diversified business activities.
Southside Medical Center was founded in 1967 as the Atlanta Southside Comprehensive Health Center. SMC has been nationally recognized by the National Association of Community Health Centers for having one of the best primary health care delivery systems for the medically underserved in the country. Southside Medical Center has centers throughout Metro Atlanta in Norcross, East Point, Riverdale, Hampton and Forest Park.
Southside Medical Center’s vision is to set the standard in the provision of quality, affordable health care.
Southside Medical Center is committed to providing exceptional primary health care and related services to the medically underserved of Metropolitan Atlanta.
SMC’s core values include Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Service. SMC C.A.R.E.S.!
Dr. David M. Williams – CEO
David M. Williams, MD, President /Chief Executive Officer, Southside Medical Center since 1997 to present.
Specialty training in Family Practice and Preventive Medicine , started his Public Health career as an Epidemiologist with the State of Georgia and was the first Director of the Georgia AIDS program.
Currently, serving as President of Choice Healthcare, a Georgia IPA, Chairman of the Georgia State School of Public Health Board, the Peach State Healthcare Board, Summerhill Mechanivcsville Board and Vice Chair of the Atlanta Community Access Board.
Served as past President of Georgia Association for Primary Health Care, Butler Street YMCA Board, Governors Health Strategy And the PeachCare Health Plan Board.