Sheryl V. Thacker, MD

    Dr. Thacker co-founded the practice with Dr. Thompson in 1990.  She attended Emory University School of Medicine and trained at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.  She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology.


    Melanie Thompson, MD

    Dr. Thompson co-founded the practice in 1990. She attended and trained at Emory University School of Medicine, is board certified in Internal Medicine, and has a particular interest in the prevention and treatment of HIV infection. She is also the Principal Investigator and Executive Director of the AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta (ARCA) and is internationally recognized as an expert in the treatment of patients with HIV. Dr. Thompson serves on the US Department of Health and Human Services Antiretroviral Guidelines Panel, and the International Antiviral Society-USA Antiretroviral Guidelines Panel, which she chaired from 2009-2013. She currently serves on the National Institutes of Health Office of AIDS Research Therapeutics Research Working Group, the national Ryan White Medical Providers Steering Committee, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Medical Advisory Council for HIV/AIDS, and the DPH Legal and Ethical Committee. She chairs the Prevention and Care Committee of the Fulton County Task Force on HIV/AIDS and is Executive Editor of the Strategy to End AIDS in Fulton County.


    Annette Bernard, MD

    Dr. Bernard joined the practice in 1995.  She attended Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine and trained at the University of Michigan, where she was chief medical resident, and also received an MPH.  She is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a former director of the Medical Consult Services for Grady Memorial Hospital.