About


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John Attokaren is a board-certified physician in cardiovascular medicine who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cardiovascular conditions in adult patients. Dr. Attokaren has nearly four decades of experience in the field of cardiology and has been serving the Alpharetta, GA and North Fulton County community for over thirty years. He takes pride in serving patients with compassionate, comprehensive care and spends as much time as is needed to listen to patients.

Dr. Attokaren offers a full range of cardiovascular services, including chronic disease management and preventive care, and works alongside his friendly, experienced staff to provide personalized care in a welcoming environment. He is fascinated by the complex nature of the heart and its functions and has special interests in all aspects of cardiology including preventive cardiology, lipidology, echocardiography, and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Attokaren provides his patients with lifestyle guidance to help them achieve and maintain a healthy, active and abundant life.

In his free time, Dr. Attokaren enjoys gardening, cooking, reading and hiking.

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, India
  • Internship, St. Martha’s Hospital, Bangalore, India
  • Senior House Officer, St. Martha’s Hospital, Internal Medicine, Bangalore, India
  • Emergency Dept. Medical Officer, St. Martha’s Hospital, Bangalore, India
  • House Physician Dept. of Radiology, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
  • Internal Medicine PGY I, Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Internal Medicine PGY II & III, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Staten Island, New York
  • Fellowship, Cardiology, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

Certifications and Affiliations

  • Board Certified, Cardiovascular Medicine and Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate in Nuclear Cardiology
  • Diplomate in Adult Thoracic Echocardiography
  • Diplomate in Clinical Lipidology
  • Member, American College of Cardiology
  • Member, American Society of Echocardiography
  • Member, National Lipid Association
  • Member, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Hospital Privileges

  • Northside Hospital Atlanta
  • Northside Hospital Forsyth