“It has been personally and professionally rewarding to return to my hometown and care for friends and neighbors. My approach to medicine is that I treat my patients as I would treat my family and would want to be treated myself.”

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine


Internship and Residency

University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Chattanooga
Internal Medicine
Chattanooga, TN
1998 and 2000

Medical School

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Des Moines, IA

Undergraduate School

Valdosta State University
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Valdosta, GA

Hospital Affiliated With

South Georgia Medical Center

Professional Associations

American College of Physicians (ACP)

American Medical Association (AMA)

American Osteopathic Association (AOA)

Georgia Osteopathic Medical Association (GOMA)


Dr. Hobby specializes in internal medicine as well as primary and preventive care. Special areas of interest include management of chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Hobby went to the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, IA, and completed his post-doctoral residency training at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga, TN.