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Lawrenceville nursing home adds on-site doctor

LAWRENCEVILLE -- A community meet-and-greet with a new on-site doctor at a Lawrenceville medical facility is scheduled for Thursday.

Dr. Sofia Zaman will be the on-site physician for Life Care Physician Services, a subsidiary of Life Care Centers of America. Zaman will work with the facility's interdisciplinary team, medical director and attending physicians.

The event will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at the facility, which is located at 210 Collins Industrial Way.

Zaman recently served as an attending physician with Hospitalists of Arizona IPC, and also has experience as an internist and as a medical director for a hospice agency. Her position will help her personally respond to medical changes or emergencies quickly, a press release said.

Zaman earned her doctor of medicine degree from Ziauddin Medical University in Karachi, Pakistan. She completed her residency in internal medicine at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz., and holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the State University of New York.

A mother of two and stepmother of two, Zaman is married to Dr. Karim Zaman. The family resides in Alpharetta.

For more information about the meet-and-greet, call Life Care Center of Lawrenceville at 678-442-0777.