Dr. Joy Baker and Dr. Nicolas Psomiadis

Upson's New OB/GYNs

Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome OB-GYN doctors, Joy Baker, MD, and Nicolas Psomiadis, MD.

Dr. Joy Baker is a Georgia native who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from LaGrange College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology from the Medical College of Georgia. She earned her medical degree and completed her residency at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. Dr. Baker is a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. Prior to joining Upson, she served at Grady Health System in Atlanta and briefly in Columbus. She has a blog at

Dr. Baker’s passion for practice extends beyond the clinical setting. She is committed to making a difference in the communities she serves by being involved and finding ways to help improve the health of mom’s and young women. She said, “We have a tremendous opportunity to make a positive impact on the health of this region, and I look forward to working with our nurses, medical staff and administration to make it happen.”

Dr. Nicolas Psomiadis is board certified by and a fellow in the America n College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. With Florida roots, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from Florida Atlantic University and his medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine. He completed his residency at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. Prior to joining Upson, he served for more than 15 years in Winder, Ga., until the hospital there closed its OB unit.

Dr. Psomiadis and Dr. Baker share a vision for growing Upson’s obstetric and gynecologic services. He said, “With the proper support from the nursery and the pediatricians, Dr. Baker and I have the potential to collaborate and grow a true regional perinatal center, and with our combined skill sets we will offer cutting- edge GYN surgical care right here at Upson.”

Drs. Baker and Psomiadis join Perry Wells, MD, and Nurse Practitioner Rhonda Brooks, WHNP, at Upson Women’s Services with offices in Thomaston, Barnesville and Butler.