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James Appiah-Pippim, MD, MPH, FACP, FCCP

James Appiah-Pippim, MD, MPH

James Appiah-Pippim, MD, MPH, FACP, FCCP

PAR Internal Medicine Residency Program

Critical Care

Medical School: 
University Of Ghana Medical School
Residency and Fellowships: 

Residency, Good Samaritan Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Fellowship, Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Master Of Public Health

Clinical & Teaching Interests: 

Transitional Residency Program Director, Athens Regional Medical Center, Athens, GA
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Occupational Medicine

He has been involved in the training, teaching and mentoring of over 450 fellows, residents and medical students over the past 15 years. His past roles include core faculty member, subspecialty coordinator for critical care medicine, resident mentor and lecturer in pulmonary physiology and pathophysiology. He also served as medical director and chief of critical care medicine of ICUs in 2 different hospitals.

His interests include patient safety and quality, medical ethics and investigational drugs.

He has 9 peer reviewed publications, 22 poster presentations and 120 grand rounds and noon conference presentations. In 2014 he was named Physician of the Year in the Greater Bridgeport area of CT and has won 5 Teacher of the Year Awards over the past 8 years.

Personal Interests: 

Dr Pippim is married and has three lovely children, he is an avid golfer and loves to watch movies.

Athens Regional Health System

Piedmont Athens Regional Health System is one of Northeast Georgia's largest health care systems. Comprised of an acute care facility with 350-plus beds, four urgent care centers, a quality network of physicians and specialists, a health maintenance organization and a home health agency, Piedmont Athens Regional is a progressive health care system committed to excellence and dedicated to improving the health, wellness and quality of life of our communities.


1199 Prince Avenue
Suite 70
Athens, GA 30606 / USA