J. Michael Kilby, M.D.
Director of Infectious Diseases
J. Michael Kilby, MD became Professor and Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases effective August 1, 2008. According to Dr. John Feussner, “Michael exhibits considerable skill as an investigator, teacher, and administrator – all areas of importance when considering a candidate to lead a Division, such as the Infectious Diseases Division.
Dr. Kilby comes to us from his most recent appointment as Associate Professor of Medicine with tenure at the University of Alabama at Birmingham as well as Director of the 1917 Clinic (UAB’s HIV Clinic) and Associate Director of UAB’s General Clinical Research Center. Dr. Kilby earned his BA with Honor’s in English (minor in Biology) Summa cum laude at Wake Forest University. He earned his MD with Honors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha.
Dr. Kilby completed his residency in internal medicine at Duke University Medical School including a year as Assistant Chief Medical Resident. He next completed an Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham followed by a year as Chief Infectious Diseases Fellow.
Dr. Kilby’s clinical activities include being Medical Director of the UAB 1917 Clinic (AIDS outpatient clinic). Earlier this year UAB’s AIDS program was ranked 5th in the nation by US News and World Report. He has routinely provided 2-3 months time as an attending on the General Medicine wards, as well as ID consult service months and extensive HIV clinic duties. Dr. Kilby is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases. He is a Fellow in the Infectious Disease Society of America as well as the American College of Physicians.
Throughout his career, Dr. Kilby has remained a dedicated educator at all levels. While at UAB he has participated actively in both medical and non-medical education efforts. Within the medical field he has mentored in both clinical and research at all levels including medical students, residents and fellows. Dr. Kilby was known for stellar teaching evaluations and dedication to medical education during his time at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Additionally he has organized and judged the annual Trainee Research competition at UAB.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Kilby to MUSC and the Department of Medicine!
Dr. J. Michael Kilby's Curriculum Vitae (*PDF Format)
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