The Clinicians

Laurette Ho, MD

Dr. Ho received her B.A. degree with honors from Wellesley College. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham in 1992. After completing her pediatric residency at the Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, she was named Chief Resident and Associate Residency Program Director. While there, she spent her time teaching medical students and residents while also seeing patients as an attending physician.

In 1997, she relocated to Atlanta and established Sandy Plains Pediatrics in East Cobb.  She and her husband, Vincent Ho, MD, have 3 adult children.  They enjoy spending their free time with family.

Alexia Gregory, MD

Dr. Gregory completed her undergraduate degree at Davidson College in NC.  She graduated cum laude Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem NC.  Dr. Gregory completed her Pediatrics Residency at Emory University in 2003 and is currently board certified. Dr. Gregory worked with Dr. Ho during the last two years of her pediatrics residency and joined Sandy Plains Pediatrics in July of 2004. 

Dr. Gregory has lived in East Cobb with her husband and three children since 2002.  Her husband is a Sprayberry High school graduate.   In her free time, Dr. Gregory is frequently seen on the soccer field cheering on her children, camping and helping with other after school activities.

Dr. Gregory has a particular interest in early childhood development and guidance, asthma, allergies.

Joanna Kerr, PNP

Joanna received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The Medical College of Georgia, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Biology from The University of Georgia. Joanna is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner earning her Master’s from Emory University in Atlanta. 

Prior to completing her Master’s, Joanna worked for five years in the neonatal intensive care unit at Northside Hospital.  She joined Sandy Plains Pediatrics in January of 2013.  Joanna was born and raised in East Cobb where she currently lives with her husband, daughter and golden retriever.   In her free time she enjoys playing tennis.