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Piedmont Athens Regional Welcomes Rheumatologist to the Community

Athens (June 5, 2023)— Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center and Piedmont Physicians Group are pleased to announce that rheumatology physician Joshua Hedrick, M.D., has joined Piedmont Athens Regional Rheumatology. Dr. Hedrick’s office is located at 1270 Prince Avenue, Suite 303, in Athens.

Dr. Hedrick specializes in conditions such as gout, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, lupus, osteoporosis, polymyositis/dermatomyositis, spondyloarthritis, Sjogren’s syndrome, and vasculitis, among other rarer conditions. Prior to joining Piedmont Athens Regional, Dr. Hedrick spent four years working at the Cleveland Clinic in Florida.

Dr. Hedrick is a graduate of the University of Georgia and earned his doctor of medicine from the Georgia Regents University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership in 2014. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Virginia Health Systems in Charlottesville, VA, before pursuing a fellowship in rheumatology at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH, which he completed in 2019.

Dr. Hedrick is accepting new patients and welcomes most major insurance plans.

Schedule an appointment with Dr. Hedrick.

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