Carol T. Aitcheson, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

I believe medicine is a partnership between a patient and their doctor. As your doctor, I want to educate, advise, and support you on a path to a healthier, happier life. I have practiced internal medicine and rheumatology at Piedmont Hospital for 31 years, and I continue to love what I do each day. Both of my daughters have pursued medical careers as well, and I think they did so in part because they know how happy, stimulated, and fulfilled I am as a result of my frequent interactions with patients. MDVIP allows me to spend even more time with my patients, to be available when they need me, and to place additional focus on preventive care.
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Physician Profile


University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Bachelor of Science, Mathematics 1970
Phi Beta Kappa
Hamilton Watch Award
Medical School
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA
Doctorate of Medicine 1974
President, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honorary
Hawthorne Scholar
Baylor Affiliated Hospitals
Houston, TX
University of Colorado Medical Center
Denver, CO
Internal Medicine 1975-1977
University of Colorado Medical Center
Denver, CO
Rheumatology 1977-1979
Research Rheumatology 1979-1980



Professional Society Memberships

American College of Rheumatology
American College of Physicians
Southeastern Clinical Club

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Board of Directors, Piedmont Hospital 2007-present
Board of Directors, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Arthritis Foundation 1980-1982

Hospital Affiliations

Piedmont Atlanta Hospital

Honors and Awards

Janet M. Glasgow Award of Achievement, American Medical Women's Association (Awarded to women who graduate first in their class) 1974
Isadore Dyer Memorial Prize for Superior Academic Excellence 1974


Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Christopher

    I want to say thank you to Dr. Aitcheson and her staff. Dr. Aitcheson truly cares about my health and well being. I have psoriati...

  • Member: Victoria

    Dr. Aitcheson is very caring and takes the time to explain all test results in such a way that is easily understood. Blood work p...