Board Member, Provider Relations Committee Chairman
Warren Hutchings, M.D.
Warren S. Hutchings, M.D. is a native of Macon, Georgia and is a practicing family physician in his hometown. Dr. Hutchings entered Vanderbilt University to pursue a career in medicine. After completing his junior year, he entered a premed summer program at Howard University which strengthened his interest in medicine. He chose Morehouse School of Medicine due to its strong commitment to primary care. After graduation in 1990, he returned to Macon, Georgia to complete his residency in Family Medicine. Since 1993, he has been a family physician in Macon Georgia.
In 1993, Dr. Hutchings reorganized the Macon Academy of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy and founded the Middle Georgia Medical Society. Under the leadership of Dr. Hutchings as its President from 1997-2000, the Middle Georgia Medical Society and voted National Medical Association Local Society of the Year, Small Chapter for 2000.
Dr. Hutchings served on the NMA Board of Trustees from 2002-2004 as NMA Region III Chair. He served as Convention Chair and Moderator for the NMA Region III Scientific Program at the Half Moon Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica in 2004. Dr. Hutchings currently serves as CEO of the Middle Georgia Medical Society and Board Chair of the Georgia State Medical Association after serving as President in 2010-2012.
The professional career of Dr. Hutchings began with him working with his twin brother and his oldest brother in a family medicine practice for 13 years in Macon, Georgia. He joined Mercer University School of Medicine Family Medicine Department in 2006 as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Hutchings serves as Medical Director of the Mercer Student Health Center and is a team physician for Mercer University Athletics. He serves as IPA of Georgia's Middle Georgia Medical Director and serves on the Executive Committee for AVBA.
Since 1993, Dr. Hutchings has been Board Certified in Family Medicine. He has received numerous awards which include Distinguished Alumnus Award, Morehouse School of Medicine in 1999, NMA Region III Outstanding Service Award in 2005, GSMA Presidential Commendations in 1996, 2001, 2006, 2009, and President's Award in 2012, the Dr. George A. Johnston Sr. Community Service Award in 2004 and 2008, plus the MGMS Outstanding Leadership Award in 1996 and 2000. He has performed research as an investigator for "The Asthma Control Test and Asthma Control in African-Americans in Rural, Urban, and Suburban Georgia" 2005-2006. He created the MGMS website in March 2010 and gives healthy choices lectures to Bernd Elementary students through the HealthMPowers/Pfizer/MGMS 3 year pilot program in Macon, Georgia.
He was appointed to the Georgia Health Information Network Board (GaHIN) in 2011.
Dr. Hutchings serves as Faculty Advisor for Mercer SNMA and SNMA MAPS programs.
Active in his community, Dr. Hutchings is a member of Washington Avenue Presbyterian Church. He is married to Tami Hutchings, and they have twins of their own, Sydney and Weldon Hutchings. Dr. Hutchings speaks to local high school and college students to nurture their interest in health careers and encourages young physicians to become more involved in organized medicine as physician leaders as he did early in his career.