Children’s Hospital of Georgia Leadership - Charles Linder 

Meet Our Leadership Team

Charles W. Linder, MD FAAP
Pediatrics –in- Chief

Co-Medical Director of the Children’s Hospital of Georgia

Charles W. Linder, MD, is Associate Dean and Professor of Pediatrics Emeritus at the Medical College of Georgia of Georgia Regents University and Interim Chair of the Department of Pediatrics.

With more than 35 years of pediatric experience at the Medical College. Dr. Linder was instrumental in the establishment of the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, the division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, the Ronald McDonald House and many other child health programs.

Dr. Linder earned a B.S. from Furman University. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia and completed post-doctoral training and a residency at Fitzsimmons General Hospital in Denver, Colorado.  Dr. Linder completed a Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Disease Fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia Children’s Medical Center.

Dr. Linder has received numerous awards including; the Georgia Regents Medical Center School of Medicine’s Distinguished Alumnus Award and The Denmark Lifetime Achievement Award from the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  He is certified by the Georgia State Board of Medical Examiners and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics where he has held numerous leadership roles including member of the Board of Directors. He has held membership of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Physician Executives, Ambulatory Pediatric Society, Richmond County Medical Society; the Medical Association of Georgia; the American Medical Association. He has received several grants, is published in numerous journals and has presented nationally on numerous pediatric topics, including.  outstanding faculty and outstanding teaching awards. Dr. Linder served his country with distinction as a Major, U.S. Army Medical Corps