Georgia Department of Public Health
Gregory Felzien, MD, AAHIVS
Dr. Gregory Felzien received his medical degree from the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine. He went on to complete his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University and pursued further fellowship training in infectious diseases at the Medical University of South Carolina. He holds board certification in both internal medicine and infectious diseases and is certified as an American Academy of HIV specialist.
In 2008, Dr. Felzien transitioned his practice from Oklahoma, where he was the Division Director for Infectious Diseases working within Indian Health Services, and accepted the position as the Director of the Office of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine for the Southeast Health District within the Georgia Department of Public Health. Dr. Felzien practices infectious diseases with an emphasis on HIV, Tb, and Hepatitis.
He is actively involved in the rural community through coordinating HIV awareness and education and writing and speaking at the local, state, and national level. In addition, Dr. Felzien works closely with community partners, such as Georgia Southern University and as a member of the provider advisory board for the CDC’s HIV medical monitoring program. Early 2014, Dr. Felzien accepted the position as the medical advisor within the Georgia Department of Public Health’s Division of Health Protection/IDI-HIV. As part of this new position, Dr. Felzien continues to care for and focus on the needs of rural HIV positive individuals, those affected by Tb and Hepatitis throughout the state.