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Melissa Bruce Rhodes M.D., F.C.C.P.


Dr. Rhodes is an expert in pulmonary, critical care, and internal medicine with a focus on asthma, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (scarring throughout the lungs), interstitial lung diseases (an inflammatory lung disorder characterized by abnormal formation of fibrous tissue between the tiny air sacs or ducts of the lungs), and pulmonary hypertension (when pressure in the pulmonary circulation becomes abnormally elevated). She was the only private practice physician serving among academics on the I.P.F. (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis) National Advisory Panel.

Practice Locations

Respiratory Consultants of Georgia
21 Pointe North Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120
(678) 721-0705

Respiratory Consultants of Georgia
Gordon Hospital Campus
100 Hospital Court, Suite 2
Calhoun, GA 30701-2077
(706) 629-2422

Hospital Affiliation/Privileges

Cartersville Medical Center
960 Joe Frank Harris Parkway
Cartersville, GA 30120

Gordon Hospital
1035 Red Bud Road
Calhoun, GA 30701

Year Started with Practice

Founder, 2005
Previously with Georgia Lung Associates

Board Certification
American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine
Sleep Medicine

Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
Pulmonary/Critical Care

Internship and Residency
St. Vincent Hospital and Health Care Center, Indianapolis, IN
Internal Medicine

Medical School
Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
M.D., 1993

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
B.S., 1989

Cartersville Medical Center – Critical Care Department Chair
Cartersville Medical Center – Credential Committee Chair
Cobb County Emergency Agency Disaster Planning Board
Cobb County Medical Society Board

American College of Chest Physicians
American Thoracic Society
Cobb County Medical Society
Medical Association of Georgia
Northwest Georgia Physician Association
American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Medical Staff

Melissa Bruce Rhodes, M.D., F.C.C.P.
Timothy J. Lin, M.D., F.C.C.P.
Suzette A. Chin, M.D., F.C.C.P.
Gina Richman, RPSGT, RST
Rebekah Smithey, FNP-C
Nichole Uhl, FNP-C