Our Physicians

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Mark W. Feeman, D.O.

Medical Director

  • Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Doctor of Osteopathy from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences (Des Moines, IA)
  • Chief Resident, PM & R Residency, Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Associate Professor, PM & R, Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Drug Crew Chief, United States Olympic Committee
  • Certified Surveyor, Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Experienced as Medical Director, acute and subacute facilities specializing in Orthopedic and Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Experienced in private practice, occupational medicine
  • Atlanta Magazine’s “Top Docs” list
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Ernest L. Howard II, M.D.

Medical Director

  • Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Medical degree from Medical College of Georgia (Augusta, GA)
  • Internship at Georgia Baptist Medical Center (Atlanta, GA)
  • Chief Resident, Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Associate Professor, PM & R, Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Experienced as Medical Director, acute and subacute facilities specializing in Orthopedic and Neurologic Rehabilitation
  • Pesacznski Award of Excellence in Physiatry
  • Atlanta Magazine’s “Top Docs” list
  • Former President, Georgia Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Youl Kim, M.D.

  • Board Eligible in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Medical degree from Dongguk University, College of Medicine (South Korea)
  • Internship in Internal Medicine from Montefiore Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine [Wakefield Campus] Program (Bronx, NY)
  • PM&R Residency at Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine/ Burke rehabilitation/ NYC-HHC Jacobi Medical Center Program (Bronx, NY)
  • Residency in Family Medicine from Dongguk University Medical Center(South Korea)
  • Internship in Internal Medicine from Ulsan University Hospital(South Korea)


Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists
  • North American Spine Society

Our Physician-
PA / NP Team

Synergy in Clinical Practice

Who:
PA/NPs are knowledgeable, certified medical professionals, training on the same medical model as physicians.

How:
PA/NPs participate in lifelong learning. In order to maintain national certification, PAs must complete 100 hours of continuing medical education every two years.

Why:
PA/NPs improve the quality of healthcare because they can spend more time with patients, serving as health educators in addition to treating medical conditions. They can also help plan preventative strategies.

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Adonness T. Bell, NP-C

Adonness graduated from Georgia State University as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2014. She worked in family practice for 3 years  before joining Dr. Howard in the Atlanta office. Some of her accomplishments include:

  • AANP Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Nursing, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Bachelor of Nursing, Clayton State University, Morrow, Georgia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
  • Member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioner
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Martha Friedl, NP-C

Martha graduated from the University of Alabama and holds a Masters of Science in Nursing. Martha has experience in both primary care and inpatient rehabilitation.

  • AANP Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA
  • Fluent in Spanish
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Tamara Harris, P.A.-C

Tammy graduated with the Physician Assistant Degree in 2001 from Emory University. She has been practicing pain management since 2005 and is married with 2 children. Tammy enjoys running and is training for the half marathon.

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Anitra Jackson, NP-C

Anitra is a Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner with numerous years of clinical experience as a healthcare provider. She graduated from Florida A & M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and earned her Master’s of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire.  Anitra is involved in several community and professional organizations and when she is not working, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.  Her career has involved work in:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Bariatrics
  • General Surgery
  • Physical Medicine/Pain Management
  • Integrated/Functional Medicine
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Meredith Magner, P.A.-C

Meredith graduated from the Emory University Physician Assistant program in 2004. She worked in internal medicine for a year before joining Rehab Physicians Group in 2004. Some of her accomplishments include:

  • NCCPA Certified Physician Assistant
  • Medical Board of Georgia Certified Physician Assistant
  • Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry, Smith College (Northampton, MA)
  • Master of Medical Science, Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta, GA)
  • Research Technician, Harvard Medical School
  • Member American Academy of Physician Assistants and Georgia Association of Physician Assistants.
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Ken Obimpeh, P.A.-C

Ken graduated from the Nova Southeastern University Physician Assistant Program in Florida in 2014. He worked in Neurology for a year before joining Rehab Physicians Group in 2015. Some of his accomplishments include:

  • NCCPA Certified Physician Assistant
  • Medical Board of Georgia Certified Physician Assistant
  • Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant Studies, Nova Southeastern University, FL
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Dayton, OH
  • Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, NY
  • Member, American Academy of Physician Assistants, Georgia Association of Physician Assistants
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Krishna V. Patel, P.A.-C

Krishna graduated from Thomas Jefferson University - East Falls campus in 2018. She worked in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for one year in New York and joined Rehab Physicians of Georgia Group in January of 2021. Some of her accomplishments include:

  • NCCPA Certified Physician Assistant
  • Medical Board of Georgia Certified Physician Assistant
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences; Philadelphia University, 2016
  • Masters of Physician Assistant Studies, Thomas Jefferson University - East Falls, 2018
  • Member, American Academy of Physician Assistants
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Rebecca Jill Pope, NP-C

Jill graduated from the University of Alabama and holds a Masters of Science in Nursing. Jill has experience in both primary care and emergency medicine.

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Nurse Level II, ER
  • Volunteer Triage Nurse for Eternal Hope
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Helen Zhang, P.A.-C

Helen graduated from South College Physician Assistant Program in 2019. She has prior experience working in both primary care and cosmetic dermatology before joining Rehab Physicians Group. Some of her accomplishments include:

  • NCCPA Certified Physician Assistant
  • Medical Board of Georgia Certified Physician Assistant
  • Bachelor of Science in Education, Kinesiology; University of Alabama, 2017
  • Master of Health Science, South College, 2019
  • Member, American Academy of Physician Assistants, Georgia Association of Physician Assistants

Compliance

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Sean M. Weiss, CMCO

Sean is an independent and objective regulatory and compliance officer whose healthcare career spans more than 25 years. He holds seven national certifications in auditing, coding, compliance and practice management, including certifications in coding and auditing from the American Academy of Professional Coders both on the physician and payer side (CPMA, CPC-P and CPC). Sean also holds the following certifications:

  • A compliance certification, Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) from the Healthcare Compliance Association (HCCA)
  • Certified Medical Compliance Officer (CMCO) through the Practice Management Institute
  • Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) credential from the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)