New practice. Two of Atlanta’s most experienced cardiothoracic surgeons.
Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons—Gwinnett Medical Group may be the newest physician group of its kind in Atlanta, but its surgeons are anything but. This group, which will operate in the state-of-the-art Strickland Heart Center at Gwinnett Medical Center-Lawrenceville, launched in January with two of the most experienced and recognizable surgeons in the area.
Our two cardiothoracic surgeons, Dr. Alexander Justicz and Dr. David Langford, possess more than 35 years of cardiac surgical experience. Having trained at some of the top medical schools in the country—including Harvard University, Emory University and College of William & Mary—these physicians have gained acclaim for their surgical experience at such institutions as St. Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta, Emory Healthcare, Rush–Presbyterian–St. Luke’s Medical Center (Chicago, Ill.), Piedmont Hospital, Northeast Georgia Medical Center and Holy Cross Hospital (Fort Lauderdale, Florida).
These doctors' goal is to provide world-class cardiac care and clinical excellence. Both specialize in various open heart surgery techniques, including: