North Atlanta Primary Care

Thomas E. Bat, M.D.

Thomas E. Bat, M.D.

Thomas Bat, MD is the founding physician of North Atlanta Primary Care, PC three decades ago in metro Atlanta. Currently as Medical Director and CEO he has grown NAPC to 12 offices in 6 counties in the Atlanta metro area. NAPC is recognized for its length of service to the communities it serves, the high quality of care it delivers and the numerous awards and recognition it has received over the years. His personal accomplishments have led to NAPC recognition as a Superior Performer by MGMA, HIMSS Nathan Davies award for use of Healthcare IT in 2005, Who’s Who of American Physicians, and as the first multi-site primary care NCQA PCMH in Georgia. In addition NAPC has been recognized by Novartis for work on hypertension and cardiovascular diseases and by Pfizer for treatment of tobacco abuse and smoking cessation.

Since serving as chief resident at the University of Tennessee, he has served as past President of the Medical Association of Atlanta. Dr. Bat has become an active leader of the Medical Association of Georgia and the AMA. He currently serves as a regular delegate to the MAG House of Delegates and an alternative Director to MAG Board. He is a GAMPAC Chairman Circle’s member for over 10 years, served on the GAMPAC Board and regularly visits Washington DC to meet with our leaders on healthcare legislation.

As a physician he emphasizes the treatment of the total patient, both physical and mental health. His particular interests are treating patients with multiple comorbidities, especially dealing with geriatric patients with diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. The motto “Physician Led and Patient Centric” is an integral part of the NAPC culture.

Currently he serves on the WellStar ACO/CIN Board having previously served on GPAC, Georgia’s largest independent ACO Board. In addition Dr. Bat has been on the CIN founding boards at both Emory Hospital and Tenet healthcare. His work with population health, quality metrics, and value based care and measuring outcomes is the culmination of 3 decades of real world experience dealing with diverse populations and utilizing computerized systems to analyze and identify areas for improvement. His belief in an interconnected healthcare system has led him to be an early developer and proponent of EMRs for over 20 years. Dr. Bat is also currently working with HealtheParadigm to develop a state wide HIE that will give Georgia physicians and patients better access to comprehensive health records. Dr. Bat’s passion for healthcare is more than just a job, but he sees the profession as the foundation for healthier communities and a stronger America.

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Sees patients at these locations

Alpharetta: 3400-C Old Milton Parkway, Suite 270, Alpharetta, GA 30005
Braselton: 1255 Friendship Road, Suite 130, Braselton, GA 30517
Cumming: 1800 Northside Forsyth Drive, Suite 450, Cumming, GA 30041
East Cobb: 1121 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 450, Marietta, GA 30068
Johns Creek: 4235 Johns Creek Parkway, Suite A, Suwanee, GA 30024
Sandy Springs: 1150 Hammond Dr., Building E, Suite 310, Atlanta, GA 30328
Sugar Hill: 4700 Nelson Brogdon Blvd., Suite 250, Buford, GA 30518
West Paces: 3200 Downwood Circle NW, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30327
Woodstock: 250 Parkbrooke Place, Suite 300, Woodstock, GA 30189

All locations: 770-442-1911