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Georgia Pediatric Subspecialists
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Atlanta, GA 30328

Utilization Management Quality Management (UMQM)

The Utilization Management Quality Management program at GPS is comprised of a leadership team and a team of physician members who represent all of the pediatric subspecialties within our alliance. If you would like more information about our quality management program, call 404-308-6958.

Utilization Management Quality Management (UMQM) Executive Committee

The UMQM Executive Committee is responsible for providing leadership to the Georgia Pediatric Subspecialists UMQM team members.

Primary focus: To provide oversight of all UMQM programs and committees.

Lonnie King, M.D., Chair and Medical Director
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Wolfgang Cerwinka, M.D., Urology
Georgia Urology

Utilization Management Quality Management (UMQM) Committee

The UMQM Committee is comprised of nine physicians, led by Lonnie King, Chair and Medical Director, Julie Libby, Clinical Integration Manager and Tom Finnerty, CEO of GPS.

The committee’s primary focus is to provide oversight for all quality initiatives including patient and referral/provider satisfaction, patient access. They are also responsible for developing and implementing clinical guidelines and protocols.

Lonnie King, M.D., Chair and Medical Director
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Steven Shore, M.D., Pediatric Infectious Disease
Sandy Springs Pediatrics

Sivi Baktha, M.D., Pediatric Otolaryngology
Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat of Atlanta

Bronier Costas, M.D., Pediatric Orthopaedics
Pediatric Hand & Upper Extremity

Wolfgang Cerwinka, M.D., Pediatric Urology
Georgia Urology

Jane Share, M.D., Pediatric Imaging (Radiology)

William Meyers, M.D., Pediatric Gastroenterology
GI Care for Kids