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Make an Appointment with PAL
PAL’s office is open Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm, and most Saturday mornings. We see patients by appointment only for health checks, consultations, and sick visits. Saturday appointments are reserved for patients with acute illness. For sick visits, please call as early in the day as possible so that we can evaluate your child.

All of our pediatricians are board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and pursue continuing medical education through conferences, lectures, and professional meetings to deliver the highest quality medical care to your children.

a_shethDr. Anu Sheth, MD, FAAP
Dr. Anu Sheth – the founder of PAL – has been practicing pediatric medicine since 1995 after completing her residency at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center and receiving her medical degree from Southern Illinois University. Prior to starting PAL, she was the lead physician for Egleston Children’s Health Care System’s Outpatient Clinic. Her interests include nutrition and fitness, bicycling, running, and traveling with her husband and daughters.

a_lawsonDr. Anna Lawson, MD, FAAP
Dr. Anna Lawson joined PAL in May 2000 after working for Egleston Children’s Hospital for 5 years. She has been practicing pediatric medicine since 1990 after completing her residency at Duke and receiving her medical degree from Ohio State. Exercise, reading, her husband and three children keep her happy and busy.

c_messickDr. Christian Messick, MD, FAAP
Dr. Christian Messick joined PAL in July 2002. After graduating from the Georgia Institute of Technology, he received his medical degree and completed his specialty training for pediatrics through the Emory University School of Medicine. He pursues various interests outside of medicine and most enjoys spending time with his family.

h_wellbornHarriet Wellborn, RN, IBCLC
Harriet Wellborn – PAL’s Lactation Consultant – has been counseling nursing mothers for 30 years to promote health and wellness in both mother and child. She is certified by the International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants and is available for consultation.

e_hunterElizabeth Hunter, RN, CPNP
Elizabeth Hunter joined PAL in September 2006. She has worked in pediatric care since graduating from the University of Florida in 2002 where she received both her bachelor's and master's degree in nursing with a specialty in pediatrics. In her free time she enjoys traveling, cooking, watching football, and spending time with her husband, family, and friends.
michelleMichelle L. Dixon, RN, CPNP
Michelle L. Dixon joined PAL in March of 2008. She has been working in Pediatric Care since 2001. She has been working as a Pediatric Registered nurse since 2004 beginning her career at Children Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston. She received her Bachelors from Emory University in 2004 and her Masters form Georgia State University in 2008. In her free time she enjoys, hanging out with her Husband, 2 dogs, family and friends.
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