Charles L. Ridley, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My philosophy concerning the practice of Medicine is to provide the best care I can to each patient individually and to be proactive in all areas of their health - emotionally as well as physically.  Patients need someone to guide them into making the best choices for their health.  In order to do this it is imperative that I have quality time to spend with each of them on a regular basis.

Physician Profile


University of Georgia
Athens, GA
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry 1971
Medical School
Autonomous University of Guadalajara
Guadalajara, Mexico
Doctorate of Medicine 1981
Fifth Pathway
Maryland General Hospital
Baltimore, MD
Maryland General Hospital
Baltimore, MD
Internal Medicine 1982-1985

Professional Society Memberships

Medical Association of Georgia
Bibb County Medical Society

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

HCA Coliseum Medical Centers
- Board of Trustees 1993-1996
- Chief of Medicine 1992
- Executive Committee 1991-1992
Three Rivers Hospital
- Member of Governing Body 1986-1988
- Medical Staff Liaison 1986-1988

Hospital Affiliations

Coliseum Medical Center
Coliseum Northside

Published Works

"Complete Recovery from Profound Hypothermia Associated with Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation" Maryland Medical Journal March 1986

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Bobbie

    On a scale of 1 - 10 he is at least a 20 ! Also, his staff goes above and beyond to make you feel comforable. Great people!!

  • Member: Amelda

    easy to get an appt., quick response to after hours calls, no long waits, easy to talk to

  • Member: William E

    My Wife Rita and I both are MDVIP members with Dr. Ridley. We have both been very pleased with our visits with Dr. Ridley. He has ...

  • Member: Amelda

    I'd like to thank Dr. Ridley for: same day appointments, being able to call his cell phone, referrals to specialists, discovery o...