John A. Drummond, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualizedĀ attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Physician Profile


Auburn University
Auburn, AL
Bachelor of Science 1969
Medical School
University of Alabama in Birmingham School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL
Doctorate of Medicine 1973
Emory University Affiliated Hospitals Program
Atlanta, GA
Straight Internal Medicine 1973-1974
Emory University Affiliated Hospitals Program
Atlanta, GA
Internal Medicine 1974-1975 and 1976-1977
Grady Memorial Hospital
Atlanta, GA
Chief Residency 1977-1978
Emory University Affiliated Hospitals Program
Atlanta, GA
Infectious Diseases 1975-1976 and 1978-1979

Hospital Affiliations

Piedmont Hospital
The Shepherd Center

Professional Society Memberships

Atlanta Clinical Society 1980-1988
President, The Atlanta Infectious Disease Society 1981-1986
Infectious Disease Society of Georgia 1981-present
Junior Trustee, Board of Trustees, Medical Association of Atlanta 1984-1985
American Medical Association
Medical Association of Georgia
Medical Association of Atlanta
The American Society for Microbiology
Atlanta Medical History Society

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Emory University School of Medicine
- Instructor 1977-1978
- Clinical Professor of Medicine 1979-present
Piedmont Hospital
- Medical Director, Outpatient Infusion Center
- Medical Director, Infection Control
- Medical Director, Occupational Health Services
Physician-in-Charge, Biological Warfare and Bioterrorism, Promina Healthcare System 1995-2003
Section Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Piedmont Healthcare 1995-present
Infection Control Officer, 1996 Olympic Games

Honors and Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Auburn University, Omicron Delta Kappa 1969
University of Alabama School of Medicine, Outstanding Leadership Award 1973
Emory University School of Medicine, Voted Runner-Up, Best Teaching Resident by Emory Medical Students 1974-1975
Voted, "Teacher of the Year," by Emory University Internal Medicine Residents rotating through Piedmont Hospital 1986-1987
Top Doctor, Infectious Disease/AIDS Specialists (One of only five physicians so honored) by Atlanta Magazine 1992
Several Appearances on CNN and local television news programs regarding Infectious Disease/AIDS issues
Elected to Southeastern Clinical Club, a professional society of internal medicine specialists affiliated with Tulane University in New Orleans, Vanderbilt in Nashville, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, and Emory University in Atlanta 1998
Summer Olympics Games Torchbearer, Atlanta, GA 1996


American Board of Internal Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Charles

    Good doctor

  • Member: Ben

    I have wife and I have been seeing Dr. John Drummond for over 35 years. He has been instrumental in saving both of our lives. Me w...

  • Member: Elizabeth

    A caring,smart,dedicated gentleman and a wonderful doctor. So glad he takes care of my medical problems!

  • Member: Wanda

    I met John Drummond the first month he started his practice at Piedmont. At the time I was working for a plastic surgeon and he ca...