Our Physicians

Ronald Daitch, M.D.

Ronald Daitch, M.D. founded Augusta GYN in 1972 and has practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology for over thirty-five years and specializes in Gynecology. A native of Augusta, Georgia, he graduated from the University of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia where he completed his residency. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Daitch and his wife Eileen have one son and three daughters.
Murray A. Freedman, M.D.

Murray A. Freedman, M.D. has practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology for more than thirty-five years and specializes in Gynecology. A native of Savannah, Georgia, he graduated from the University of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia where he completed his residency. He joined Augusta GYN in 1974, is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Freedman and his wife Sandra have two children.
William E. Barfield, Jr., M.D.

William E. Barfield, Jr., M.D. has practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology for over thirty years. A native of Augusta, Georgia, he graduated from the Citadel and the Medical College of Georgia where he completed his residency. He joined Augusta GYN in 1976, is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Barfield and his wife Michele have three sons.
Wade B. Blount, M.D.

Wade B. Blount, M.D. joined Augusta GYN in 1979 and has practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology for over twenty-five years. A native of North Augusta, South Carolina, he graduated from Clemson University and the Medical College of Georgia where he completed his residency. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Blount and his wife Page have a daughter.
Gregory C. Cook, M.D.

Gregory C. Cook, M.D. has practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology for more than fifteen years. A native of Tucker, Georgia, he graduated from the University of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia where he completed his residency. He joined Augusta GYN in 1989, is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Cook has two children.
Deborah C. O’Shields, M.D.

Deborah C. O’Shields, M.D. joined Augusta GYN in 1994 and has practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology for more than fifteen years and specializes in Gynecology. A native of Roswell, Georgia, she graduated from Kennesaw College and the Medical College of Georgia where she completed her residency. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. O’Shields and her husband Danny reside in Modoc, South Carolina.
C. Kathy Chance, M.D.

C. Kathy Chance, M.D. has practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology for over ten years. A native of Athens, Georgia, she graduated from the University of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia where she completed her residency. She joined Augusta GYN in 1995, is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Chance and her husband Don have three sons and a daughter.
Hatim H. Lukman, M.D.

Hatim H. Lukman, M.D. joined Augusta GYN in 1999 and has practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology for more than twenty years. A native of Uganda and permanently residing in the United States, he graduated from Cairo University in Egypt and completed his residency at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Lukman and his wife Khatoon have two children.
Jennifer B. Bartley, M.D.

Jennifer B. Bartley, M.D. joined Augusta GYN in 2003 having graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Medical College of Georgia where she completed her residency.  A native of Covington, Georgia, she is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Dr. Bartley has a son.

D. Scott Burns, M.D.

D. Scott Burns, M.D. joined Augusta GYN in 2003 having graduated from Haverford College and Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and completing his residency at the Medical College of Georgia.  A native of Reading, Pennsylvania, he is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Dr. Burns and his wife Maribeth have three children.

Kelly P. Norman, M.D.

Kelly P. Norman, M.D. joined Augusta GYN in 2006. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Medical College of Georgia. She completed her ob/gyn residency at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, and spent an additional year studying gynecology in Australia. A native of Augusta, she is a Junior Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is board eligible by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Norman and her husband Joe have a son.
Christina E. Maddox, M.D.

Christina E. Maddox, M.D. joined Augusta GYN in 2008 having graduated from the University of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia where she completed her residency. A native of Thomson, Georgia, she is a Junior Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is board eligible with the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Maddox and her husband Will have a daughter.