Southern Crescent Medical Clinic

About Us

Dr. Joon Lee, MD

Dr. Lee is a board certified medical internist who has been in practice for 35 years. He is an Emory trained physician certified in treating soft tissue spinal related injuries. A former staff physician at Southern Regional Hospital, he is also the author of eight books and is frequently asked to lecture on related health topics.

Dr. Michael Hartpence, DC

Dr. Hartpence graduated from Life Chiropractic College with honors. He also holds a B.S. degree in Health and was a former instructor of Clinical Sciences at Life University School of Chiropractic. Dr. Hartpence is certified in impairment ratings and physiotherapy. He has also taken advanced courses in radiology. Dr. Hartpence has been practicing on the Southside of Atlanta for 30 years.

Dr. Jay L. Lerner, DC

Dr. Jay L. Lerner was born in Belleville N.J. and was raised through Junior High School in Kearny, N.J. Dr. Lerner attended Mountain High School in West Orange and The University of Arizona for undergraduate studies. Dr. Lerner became interested in Chiropractic while a student at UA in the 80's. As a member of several competitive intramural teams and after a bicycling accident he underwent care at a local Chiropractor's office in Tucson, AZ. After moving back to NJ following his education at the U of A, Dr. Lerner eventually found a Pre-Chiropractic program at Bloomfield College and enrolled. After finishing Chiropractic College prerequisite courses at Bloomfield, Dr. Lerner attended New York Chiropractic College located in Seneca Falls in upstate New York wine country. Upon graduation from NYCC in 1997 Dr. Lerner moved back to Northern New Jersey with his wife Lee Ann to live, practice and help care for his parents.

Shortly after returning to NJ, Aidan Lee Lerner was born in March 1998. In 2002 , Dr. Jay, Lee and Aidan relocated to metro Atlanta Georgia. Dr. Lerner began his practice at Southern Crescent Clinic in Fayetteville, Georgia in July 2007.

In his spare time Dr. Lerner enjoys spending time with his family and their Black Lab Bubba as well as various sports activities, hiking, biking and spending time at Congregation B'nai Israel in Fayetteville.

Dr. Khanh Dinh, DC

Dr. Dinh is originally from Vietnam. He completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Parker University – College of Chiropractic in 2011, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Wellness and Nutrition. Dr. Dinh joined Southern Crescent Medical Clinic in 2017 and specializes in personal injury and geriatrics. In his free time, he enjoys outdoor, traveling, spending time with his family, and teaching Sunday school at Our Lady of Vietnam Catholic Church.