Christopher Inhulsen, MD, is an internal medicine physician at Cartersville Internal Medical Associates and Cartersville Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon and completed a residency in internal medicine at The Medical Center of Central Georgia, now known as Navicent Health.

Q: Why did you want to become a physician?

A: I wanted to be a part of a respected profession that works to alleviate pain and suffering and contributes positively to people’s lives.

Q: What made you choose your specialty?

A: Outpatient internal medicine offers an opportunity to get to know patients and work with them over the course of their lives to manage chronic conditions in an individualized fashion.

Q: What are the most common conditions you treat?

A: Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and gout are the problems I treat most frequently. I also offer preventive medicine services.

Q: What is your top wellness tip for readers that pertains to your specialty?

A: Watch your weight and don’t let it reach an unhealthy level.

Q: What do you enjoy doing when not practicing medicine?

A: I enjoy spending time with my wife and children and restoring old tools.

Q: What is one interesting fact about you that would surprise readers?

A: I roast my own coffee.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Inhulsen or another primary care physician, visit cartersvillemedicalgroup.com/providers.