Ooltewah, TN — Curtis Cary, MD, FAAP, FACP, MRCP (London) is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Trusted Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Physician for his excellent work and dedication to his patients.
Currently working at the Erlanger Health System, he has been providing top-notch medical expertise to his patients for 17 years. Dr. Cary enjoys giving back to his community and making a positive difference in the lives of every patient he treats.
Dr. Cary is currently in a dual role as a clinician and an educator. As a pediatrician, he diagnoses and treats children for a variety of ailments. He is a valuable member of the talented doctors at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger in Chattanooga. Dr. Cary’s work involves examining and diagnosing infants, children, and adolescents. He treats common and complex diseases, and regularly provides care on the inpatient pediatric wards. Dr. Cary also attends on the internal medicine wards, treating complex adult patients referred to Erlanger Baroness Hospital for treatment the region’s only tertiary medical center can afford them.
Starting his career in 2009, Dr. Cary began teaching as an Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Other previous roles include serving as Medical Director of the Polk Dalton Clinic in Lexington, KY.
As an associate professor for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Chattanooga, Dr. Cary guides the next generation of doctors towards success. He holds two positions as the Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, and the Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga. He is dedicated to working with students and residents to make a difference in their education and lives.
To pursue a college education, Dr. Cary earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and History from Western Kentucky University. He then graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine with his Medical degree, and went on to complete a residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Dr. Cary is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. He has also been a certified HIV specialist through the American Academy of HIV Medicine.
To remain up-to-date in the medical field, Dr. Cary retains associations with the American Medical Association, the Society for General Internal Medicine, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and the Society of Hospital Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a Master of the Royal College of Physicians.
He has been honored with the Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America, the William R. Willard Teaching Award from the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Kentucky, and the Abraham Flexner Master Educator Award from the Office of Excellence in Medical Education at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.
In his spare time, Dr. Cary volunteers in Shoulder to Shoulder Global Health Brigades, making annual trips to Ecuador. He is actively involved with his alma mater, Western Kentucky University, where he sponsors a scholarship and supports other educational activities.
Dr. Cary would like to dedicate this honorable recognition to his mother, Ms. Mary McCool, and his wife of 14 years, Mrs. Patricia Cary.