L. Curtis Cary

L. Curtis Cary

Title: Internal Medicine Residency Program Director, Associate Professor
Company: University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

L. Curtis Cary, Internal Medicine Residency Program Director and Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in pediatrics and internal medicine.

Relying on both knowledge and leadership abilities, Dr. Cary has thrived in both clinical and academic capacities throughout his career.  He specializes in pediatrics and internal medicine, and recently joined the staff of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga. Dr. Cary currently serves the school as the internal medicine residency program director and as an associate professor in internal medicine and pediatrics through the Erlanger Health System. He loves working with students and residents; he is driven by his desire to make a difference, and is noted for his compassion and ability to educate with humor. His goal is to help at least one person every day.

Dr. Cary prepared for his endeavors by earning an MD from the University of Kentucky in 2004 and a Bachelor of Science from Western Kentucky University in 2000. He then garnered hands-on experience in roles like assistant and associate professor of internal medicine and pediatrics at the University Kentucky College of Medicine & UK Healthcare, director of the MedPeds residency program at the University Kentucky College Medicine & UK Healthcare, and medical director at the Polk Dalton Clinic. Additionally, he was a member of the governor’s council for the Kentucky Chapter of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, the Society General Internal Medicine, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and the Society of Hospital Medicine.

As a testament to his success, Dr. Cary was honored with an Eagle Scout Award from Boy Scouts of America, the William R. Willard Teaching Award from the University Kentucky Department of Pediatrics, and the Abraham Flexner Master Educator Award from the Office of Excellence in Medical Education at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He also received fellowships from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Physicians, and a feature in the 66th edition of Who’s Who in America.

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