Thad Wilkins, MD, MBA, FAAFP


Thad Wilkins, MD, MBA, FAAFP

Family Medicine

Dr. Wilkins, a professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Augusta University since 2011, is the Director of Academic Development and the Associate Chief Medical Officer responsible for utilization review, throughput, and the patient experience. He has more than 22 years of experience in health care practice and leadership. Dr. Wilkins serves on the board of directors of the Medical Association of Georgia. He is a values-driven executive & leader with extensive experience revolutionizing academic environments through educational leadership, administration, and strategic direction. Dr. Wilkins received his undergraduate training at Francis Marion University and his MD from the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed his residency in family medicine at the Eglin Air Force Base hospital. He completed a faculty development fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received his MBA from Columbus University.

  • Clinical Interests

    Comprehensive family medicine including the care of patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol

  • Research Interests

    Competency-based procedural training and colorectal cancer screening

  • Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Wilkins is dedicated to providing comprehensive care to his patients through compassionate and collaborative style.

  • Specialties

    Family Medicine


Associate Chief Medical Officer (Utilization, Throughput, and Patient Experience)

Professor of Family Medicine

Education and Training

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina

Internship: Eglin Air Force Base hospital

Residency: Eglin Air Force Base hospital

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Dr. Wilkins’s Reviews

July 16, 2023

He is the epitome of compassion and expertise that set the standard for excellence in medical care!

July 8, 2023

Dr. Wilkins is your best physician!

June 11, 2023

Dr. Wilkins is the best!

June 5, 2023

Dr. Wilkins has always been very professional and I feel very comfortable having him in charge of my care.

May 19, 2023


March 12, 2023

Dr Wilkins is the best provider without exception

March 5, 2023

Dr. Wilkins is one of the best physicians AUHS has. He is the reason I receive my regular and preventive care at this facility.

October 31, 2022

Dr. Wilkins is one of the best Primary Care Physicians I've every had. He always listens and makes sure you feel 100% covered when you leave.

October 21, 2022


October 14, 2022

Dr. Wilkins is a kind understanding knowledgeable man. He makes you feel at ease and very comfortable in discussing medical issues. He treats you with respect and listens and understands all of my needs

October 8, 2022

There isn't another provider as thorough, respectful, professional and engaging than Dr. Wilkins. I am blessed he's my physician and friend.

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