Piedmont Walton to host ‘Walk with a Doc’ April 18

Monroe, Ga. (April 15, 2019) – Piedmont Walton Hospital will be hosting a Walk with a Doc event at 5:15 p.m on Thursday, April 18. Local residents are invited to attend this event and enjoy a leisurely walk on the hospital campus while getting some important health tips at the same time.

Two doctors with a senior couple having a walk in a park. Contributed photo.

New to the Walton County community, the Walk with a Doc program on Thursday will offer the opportunity for community members to meet and consult with family medicine specialists Diondra Atoyebi, D.O., and Joel Garrison, D.O., with Piedmont Physicians Monroe Family Practice. During the walk, the doctors will share tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and will be available to answer any questions.

The walk will include an easy, one-mile path around the hospital’s campus, beginning at Piedmont Physicians Monroe Family Practice at 2161 West Spring Street, Suite A in Monroe.

“We are excited to provide residents a chance to learn some important health tips, while also moving and exercising,” Dr. Atoyebi said in a press release. “Whether it’s walking, running, cycling or simply strolling with your family, this walk will provide a dedicated space for physical activity that contributes to a healthy lifestyle.”

For more information about Piedmont Physicians Monroe Family Practice or to schedule an online appointment with Dr. Atoyebi or Dr. Garrison, visit piedmont.org.


Diondra Atoyebi, D.O

Diondra Atoyebi, D.O.


As a physician who is board-certified in family medicine, Dr. Atoyebi treats patients of all ages, even kids, and has special interests in women’s health, global health, lifestyle medicine and nutrition. She is also fluent in Spanish.





Joel Garrison, D.O.

Joel Garrison, D.O.

Dr. Garrison is board-certified in family medicine and provides acute and chronic care to patients of all ages, including newborns in the hospital. Lifestyle medicine is Dr. Garrison’s preferred approach with his patients, and he focuses on eating habits, exercise and healthy living.






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