CSI Research Inc

Center Information

Nancy Green, RN BS
Research Director

Suzi DeFiesta
Research Administrator
CSI Research Inc
11379 Southbridge Parkway, Suite B
Alpharetta, GA 30022
770-667-0227 (fax)
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Therapeutic Areas

Internal Medicine
Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases

Center Overview

CSI Research is a privately-owned clinical research organization founded in 1998. Our dedicated physicians and staff work today to provide patients in the Atlanta area with support of medical research through ongoing clinical research trials. CSI is committed to enhancing the lives of individuals by offering the most innovative care available delivered by dedicated Board Certified Principal Investigators and research staff.

At CSI Research we understand that reliable clinical data is the lifeblood of every clinical trial. That is why at CSI, our primary focus is on providing quality patient care and data to the pharmaceutical industry.

Dedicated Focus
We focus on one thing: being the best at clinical trials in our areas of expertise. That focus allows us through project management and reporting technology systems to deliver consistent, quality results that move investigational drugs through the development process quickly and efficiently.

Clinical Research Experience

Therapeutic Areas of expertise:

  • Musculoskeletal and connective tissue diseases
  • Immunology
  • Chronic and acute pain management
  • COPD, Asthma
  • Orthopedic disorders
  • Internal Medicine
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Gastroenterology
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Gout
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Lupus
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic Opioid Management
Selected sponsors and CROs CSI has worked with include:
  • Abbott
  • Aventis
  • BMS
  • BioMarck
  • Covance
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals
  • Hisamitsu
  • Genetech
  • Alza
  • Parexel
  • Paragon
  • Pfizer
  • Quintiles
  • Eli Lilly
  • Novartis
  • Omnicare
  • Ingenix
  • Forest Labs
  • Scirex
  • PRA
  • Elan
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • ICON
  • Merck
  • Purdue
  • PPD
  • Takeda

Facility Description

CSI has five research locations. Two in Decatur (urban), one in Marietta (north suburb), one in Johns Creek, and one in Alpharetta. All sites are HIPPA compliant and equipped with:

  • A minimum of three exams rooms per site
  • Dedicated research room
  • EKG
  • -20 Centigrade freezer
  • On-site local/stat lab
  • On siteX-ray
  • Onsite GE DPX Dexa scan
  • Secure 2-8 degree centigrade refrigerator
  • Secure storage for study medication and records
  • Dedicated monitoring space
  • High speed internet access
  • Phone, copier and fax
  • State-of-the-art 5-chair infusion suite
  • On-site Osteoporosis center
  • On site endoscopy
  • On site ECHO/ultrasound
  • Holter monitoring
  • On site stress tests
  • Spirometry

Investigator Experience

Jefrey D. Lieberman, MD
Specialty: Rheumatology
Board Certification: Rheumatology and Internal Medicine
Training: Dr. Lieberman graduated from Ohio State University School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency at the Cleveland Clinical Foundation and fellowship in Rheumatology & Immunology at Emory University.
Appointments: Chief of Medicine, Dekalb Medical Center
Medical Consultant & National Spokesperson for Arthritis Foundation
Clinical Associate Professor Emory University School of Medicine

William F Keeton, MD
Specialty: Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Board Certifications: Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Training: Dr. Keeton graduated from the University of Mississippi College of Medicine and completed his residency in Anesthesiology at Parkland memorial Hospital in Dallas, TX.
Appointments: Founder and Director of Dekalb Pain Center.
Ligand Pharmaceuticals advisory board
Janssen Pharmaceuticals advisory board

Mohammed Abubaker, MD
Specialty: Rheumatology
Board Certification: Rheumatology, Internal Medicine
Training: Dr. Abubaker graduated from Sind Medical College in Karachi Pakistan. His residency was completed at Yale University followed by a Rheumatology fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine.

Dharmaraj Patil, MD:
Specialty: Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Training: Dr. Patil graduated from Karnatak Medical College in Hubli, India. His post graduate training includesacting as a senior house officer in the emergency room at the Hackney Hospital in London, UK. Additional training in internal medicine and fellowship in Gastroenterology.

Dr. Patil is the founder and CEO of Metro Medical Associates with offices in Decatur and Alpharetta, Georgia.

Thomas P. DeMarini, MD:
Specialty: Pulmonary and Critical Care
Board Certification: Pulmonology
Training: Dr. DeMarini graduated from Northwestern University Medical School and completed his internship and residency at Northwestern Evanston Hospital. Dr. DeMarini completed his fellowship in pulmonary medicine and critical care at Loyloa University Medical Center.
Appointments: Chief of Staff, Emory Johns Creek Hospital
Dr. DeMarini is the founder and CEO of Southeastern Lung Care with offices in Decatur, Johns Creek, and Conyers.

Jose Fernando Aristizabal, MD
Specialty: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Board Certification: Pulmonology
Training: Dr. Aristizabal graduated and completed his residency from the University of Valle Medical School and completed his internship at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Aristizabal also completed a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Alabama.

Douglas M. Radman, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Board Certification: Internal Medicine and Family Physicians
Training: Dr. Radman graduated from Ohio State University, completed his internship at the Robert Thompson Strategic Hospital at Carswell Airforce Base and his residency at the David Grant Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base. Dr. Radman is a director and partner at North Chattahoochee Family Physicians in Johns Creek, GA.

Raj Midha, MD:
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Training: Dr. Midha graduated from Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth Dominica. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Medical College of Virginia in Richmond Virginia.

Dr. Midha is an associate at Metro Medical Associates with office is Alpharetta and Decatur, GA

Staff Expertise

CSI’s Principal investigators are supported by experienced, degreed clinical research coordinators/nurses. Attention to detail and genuine concern for research subjects assure high rates of subject recruitment and retention and data quality. CSI’s research team includes two certified Physician Assistants and one Nurse Practitioner.

Patient Demographics

CSI consistently meets and exceeds enrollment goals by drawing from existing patient databases and Atlanta’s population of almost 4 million. To achieve enrollment goals, CSI has utilized physician referrals, print, radio and internet advertising, patient call centers and newsletters.

Other Information

  • Our sites utilize a central IRB
  • Are HIPPA compliant
  • Experienced in EDC and subject diaries
  • Experienced in rapid start up.

Contact Center

If you are interested in contacting this center to discuss placing a clinical trial there, please complete and send the email form below. A representative from the research center will then follow up with you.