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Atlanta Office: 1875 Century Boulevard N.E., Suite 150 Atlanta, Georgia 30345 | Phone: 404-633-4595
Johns Creek Office: 6918 McGinnis Ferry Road, Suite 200, Suwanee, Georgia 30024 | Phone: 770-622-5758
Decatur Office: 125 Clairemont Ave., #190, Decatur, GA 30030 | Phone: 404-748-9691


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Norman Chip Harbaugh, M.D., FAAP

Norman Chip Harbaugh, M.D., FAAP

Natively from: Atlanta, Georgia
Undergraduate: University of Virginia
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Pediatric Residency: Wake Forest University
Board Certified in Pediatrics 1990
Board Recertified in Pediatrics 1997, 2004
Joined C.M.G. in 1989

 

Medical Mission Work

Costa Rica – Medical Director

  • 2009 Plantanares
  • 2010 Plantanares, Los Goidos
  • 2011 Plantanares, Los Goidos,Patarra
  • 2012 Los Goidos, Aljuelita, San Jose Orphanage
  • 2013 La Carpio, Los Goidos, Plantanares, San Jose Orphanage

Zimbabwe

  • 2012 Harare, Epworth

Dr. Chip Harbaugh grew up in Atlanta in the Druid Hills area.He and his wife, Dana, live in the Johns Creek area and enjoy spending time with their five children and four dogs.

Dr. Harbaugh enjoys engaging patients to help the parents in the early years understand the joys as well as the concerns of parenthood. He likes teaching about development as well as disease process so the parents can fully understand their child. As children grow from infants, to toddlers and then Middle School and even High School, they will need a guiding hand in both educational and social issues. Our job as pediatricians is to make sure that each child achieves to be the best person they can be as an adult. Children are the future of our families and our society.

Recently, he served as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Kids Health First Pediatric Alliance. It is a metropolitan Atlanta Independent Physician Association (IPA), which is physician-owned and driven by 37 private pediatric practices and 210 pediatricians covering 750,000 patients. Dr. Harbaugh founded the organization in 1996 and has served as its leader until recently.

With a special interest in medical quality improvement and advocating for patients, physicians and dentists, Dr. Harbaugh has held numerous other positions outside of his clinical practice. He has served on the American Academy of Pediatrics’ COPAM (Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine) and was recently appointed to the American Academy of Pediatrics’ National Conference and Exhibition Planning Committee Group.  He was also elected to the Executive Committee of the Section on Administration, Practice Management for the national AAP and serves on the organization's Steering Committee on Quality Improvement, Child Healthcare Financing Committee and Accountable Care Organization Committee.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – appointed Dr. Harbaugh to their Clinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee (CLIAC) in 2007 to help with the interface of public healthcare and the physician and dental community. In addition, Dr. Harbaugh represents the American Academy of Pediatrics on United Healthcare’s Physician Advisory Board with the goal of bridging the gap between physicians and payors to improve quality while decreasing healthcare costs.

02/21/2023

Dr. Harbaugh is not our normal provider but we always try to take an appointment with him if we can. He is thoughtful and patient. He takes time to listen and check through patient history. Absolute amazing pediatrician and so wonderful with my boys.

02/21/2023

He's (Dr. Harbaugh) good kind and gentle with the kids and makes you feel comfortable as the parent too! Great experience!

02/21/2023

I'm new to the area and loved our old pediatrician-so I had very big expectations and I absolutely love this place. Great experience from the start and looking forward to this being our new pediatrician! Great front office, sick and well sections, sick visit times, nurse practitioners and so much more. The Dr was so nice, pleasant and thorough. My son left and was happy to meet him too. Glad to find our new home!

01/31/2023

We really appreciate Dr Harbaugh. He is being my son pediatrician for the past 12 years. He is very knowledgeable. Respectful. He always recommended and give good advises.

12/31/2022

Dr. Harbaugh has been incredible in caring for our boys. We are so thankful to have found him and the Children's Medical Group when we moved to the area.

12/31/2022

Dr. Harbaugh is just a joy. He is thorough and sensitive to a parents thoughts and or preferences. My kids enjoy him and are comfortable speaking with him.

12/31/2022

I've been visiting him since I was a baby, and he's been amazing! I'm 18 now and I'm not looking foward to switching PCP's :( he's just that good!

11/29/2022

Dr. Harbaugh takes time with your children and truly gets to know them and their needs. He is a rare find in this day and age. We are so grateful to him for years of great care!

11/29/2022

Amazingly friendly staff. Nurses and Dr. Harbaugh are so informative, knowledgeable and helpful. I would highly recommend Children's Medical Group.

11/29/2022

(Dr. Harbaugh) Took ample time for thorough assessment. Addressed questions and concerns in a friendly, trustworthy way that made sense.

11/29/2022

(Dr. Harbaugh) Outstanding care!!!

11/29/2022

(Dr. Harbaugh) Was so kind to my son and very informative!

11/29/2022

Dr. Harbaugh is the best. All three of my children love him. He is so kind and personable. You can tell he truly is passionate about what he does and cares about the children in his practice. He is extremely knowledgeable and stays up to date with latest research. Our youngest was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition and Dr. Harbaugh has gone above and beyond in helping us navigate his care.

10/01/2022

I'd see him myself, if I could! Been with Dr. Harbaugh since my oldest was born and have never even thought about switching to anyone else, even when we moved much further away. Always friendly, attentive, and informative.

10/01/2022

Dr. Harbaugh has been our pediatrician for our 3 kids over the past 24 years. I have recommended him to many friends and coworkers throughout the years and all have been thankful. They have in turn recommended him to others. He really is that good!

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