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

May 26, 2024

I would recommend Dr. Wilkins to all my family and friends. But I would not recommend Wellstar Mcg.

May 10, 2024


April 9, 2024

Very Good Visit. Have been a Patient here xxx with Doctor Thad Wilkins.

March 29, 2024

Dr Wilkins is honestly the most thoughtful physician I've ever seen. His willingness to listen and his patience with me was Incredible. I felt as though I was his only patient. I had needed to transfer my care because of insurance issues but the process seemed daunting. Dr Wilkins and his staff made it a choice I will never regret.

March 15, 2024

Dr. Thad J Wilkins always express sincere concern about my health...he is so knowledgeable and though. He explains in detail my diagnosis and express sincere concern

February 16, 2024

Dr. Wilkins is an excellent and wonderful doctor!

January 14, 2024

All providers should be as thorough, caring, and compassionate as Dr. Wilkins.

January 6, 2024

Love Dr. Wilkins!

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


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