Snellville Pediatrics, P.C.
Meet Our Providers

Dr. Javad Deganian, M.D.    "De-gahn-yun"
founded Snellville Pediatrics in 1975
    Schooling, Specializations, and Professional Experience
    • Medical Degree: Shiraz Medical School
    • Pediatric Residency: Children's Hospital of Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Fellowship: Fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology at Emory University
    • Specialty: Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics

    Affiliations and Certifications
    • Affiliations: American Academy of Pediatrics, Medical Association of Georgia
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics

    Family & Personal Interests
    • Dr. Deganian is married and has four sons. He enjoys photography, hiking, and tennis.

Josephine R. Dunagan, M.D., F.A.A.P    "Dun-a-gan"

    Schooling, Specializations, and Professional Experience
    • Medical Degree: Dublin University School of Medicine
    • Pediatric Residency: Emory University
    • Fellowship: Fellowship in Clinical Pharmocology at Emory University
    • Specialty: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
    • Professional Experience: Served as a faculty member at Emory University

    Affiliations and Certifications
    • Affiliations: Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Medical Association of Georgia
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics

    Family & Personal Interests
    • Dr. Dunagan and her husband, Dennis, have three sons and two active Labrador puppies.

Dr. Arnold Isley, M.P.H.    "Eyes-lee"
with Snellville Pediatrics since 1981
    Schooling, Specializations, and Professional Experience
    • M.P.H.: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    • Medical Degree: Johns Hopkins University
    • Pediatric Residency: Children's Medical Center in Dallas, Texas
    • Specialty: Pediatrics
    • Professional Experience: Served as a U.S. Public Health Service pediatrician and as a medical consultant with the Region IV Atlanta office

    Affiliations and Certifications
    • Affiliations: American Academy of Pediatrics, Medical Association of Georgia
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics

    Family & Personal Interests
    • A native of North Carolina, Dr. Isley and his wife, Lori, have three daughters.

Dr. Robyn M. Miller, M.D.
with Snellville Pediatrics since 1999
    Schooling, Specializations, and Professional Experience
    • Medical Degree: University of Maryland
    • Pediatric Residency: Emory University
    • Specialty: Pediatrics

    Affiliations and Certifications
    • Affiliations: Fellow of the National and Georgia chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics,
      Medical Association of Georgia, Greater Atlanta Pediatric Society
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics

    Family & Personal Interests
    • A native of Baltimore, Dr. Miller enjoys reading, knitting, and kickboxing.

Dr. Reid Fotion, M.D.    "Fo-shun"
with Snellville Pediatrics since 1999
    Schooling, Specializations, and Professional Experience
    • Medical Degree: Emory University
    • Pediatric Residency: Emory University
    • Fellowship: Fellowship in Clinical Genetics
    • Specialty: Clinical Genetics and Pediatrics
    • Professional Experience: Served as a clinical instructor for Emory University from 1989-1996 and has 10 years private practice experience.

    Affiliations and Certifications
    • Affiliations: American Academy of Pediatrics, Medical Association of Georgia, American Medical Association
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics and Medical Genetics

    Family & Personal Interests
    • Dr. Fotion has resided in Atlanta for over 35 years.

Dr. Mary Cox, M.D., Ph.D.
with Snellville Pediatrics since 2003
    Schooling, Specializations, and Professional Experience
    • Ph.D.: Physiology
    • Medical Degree: Emory University
    • Pediatric Residency: Emory University
    • Specialty: Pediatrics

    Affiliations and Certifications
    • Affiliations: American Academy of Pediatrics, Medical Association of Georgia
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics

    Family & Personal Interests
    • A native of Illinois, Dr. Cox has spent most of her life in Atlanta. She and her husband, Jeff, have three children.

Laurie Chandler, PNP
with Snellville Pediatrics since 1998
    Schooling, Specializations, and Professional Experience
    • BSN: Medical College of Georgia
    • MSN: Emory University
    • CPNP: Emory University
    • Specialty: Pediatrics
    • Professional Experience: Served as a pediatric nurse for three years at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon.

    Affiliations and Certifications
    • Affiliations: National Georgia Chapter of the Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics

    Family & Personal Interests
    • A native of Georgia, Laurie and her husband have two children. She enjoys tennis and crafts.

Anita M. Neville, C.P.N.B.
with Snellville Pediatrics since 2005
    Schooling, Specializations, and Professional Experience
    • ASN/BSN: Georgia Southwestern State University
    • MSCHN: Georgia State University
    • CPNP: Georgia State University
    • Speciality: General Pediatrics
    • Professional Experience: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for over four years in the Urgent Care/Emergency Care center of
      Hughes Spalding Children's Hospital at Grady Memorial. Experience as a PNP in Pediatric ENT.

    Affiliations and Certifications:
    • Member of the National and Georgia Chapter of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.
    • National Member of Sigma Theta Tau
    • Board Certified: CPNB-Pediatrics

    Family & Personal Interests:
    • A native of Georgia, her favorite thing is participating in foreign medical mission trips.

Juanita Joiner, CPNP
with Snellville Pediatrics since 2010
    Schooling, Specializations, and Professional Experience
    • BS Microbiology at Mississippi State University
    • BSN University of South Alabama
    • MSN Georgia State University
    • Professional Experience: Worked as a pediatric nurse for 6 years at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

    Affiliations and Certifications:
    • Member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.

    Family & Personal Interests:
    • A native of Jackson, Mississippi. Juanita is married with one beautiful daughter and a bouncy miniature schnauzer. She enjoys reading, gardening, theater, and traveling.

Beth Hammond, RN, CPNP
    Schooling, Specializations, and Professional Experience
    • BSN: University of Alabama
    • CPNP: University of Alabama
    • Specialty: Pediatrics
    • Professional Experience: Has practiced as a PNP since 1976

    Affiliations and Certifications:
    • Member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.
    • Board Certified through the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
    • NAP/NAP

    Family & Personal Interests:
    • Beth and her husband David have one son. A native of Alabama, she enjoys gardening, reading, running, and cooking.

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