Beacon Health Alliance, Associates In Internal Medicine Welcomes Dr. Joseph Cihlar

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Joseph Cihlar, DO
Joseph Cihlar, DO

Beacon Health Alliance announces Joseph Cihlar, DO, has joined their Associates in Internal Medicine practice in Hixson. 

Dr. Cihlar received his medical degree from Lincoln Memorial University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, Tn., and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine.  He is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Cihlar is a Hixson native. Prior to returning to the area he served as an attending physician and the director of Inpatient Medicine with the United States Navy Medical Corps at the Camp Lejeune Naval Medical Center in North Carolina.  Dr. Cihlar has returned to the Chattanooga area with his family to carry out his dream of practicing medicine in his hometown. 

Dr. Cihlar joins Kimberly Carlton, MD; David Phillips, MD; and Zynia Pua, MD at Associates in Internal Medicine, a Beacon Health Alliance Practice, at 2051 Hamill Road, Suite 103, Hixson.  Physicians welcome patients ages 18 and up. To schedule an appointment with Associates in Internal Medicine, call 756-8871. 



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