About Ara Chitchyan, MD

Board Certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician & Regenerative Medicine in Peachtree City, GA

As president of American Rehabilitation Associates in Peachtree City, Georgia, experienced physical medicine and rehabilitation expert Ara Chitchyan, MD, provides exceptional care for patients suffering from neuromusculoskeletal disorders. 

Dr. Chitchyan has extensive experience treating acute and chronic pain, including sports injuries, spasticity, and chronic conditions like osteoarthritis. He manages stroke patients, assesses patients for mobility and assistive devices, and specializes in using orthobiologic treatments like platelet-rich plasma (PRP). He is fluent in English, Armenian, and Russian.

Dr. Chitchyan began his medical education in Armenia at the Yerevan State Medical University in Yerevan. He began his cardiology internship at Yerevan and completed it at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) Medical School in Greece. Dr. Chitchyan also undertook a surgery internship at Easton Hospital in Easton, Pennsylvania, after relocating to the United States.

For his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation, Dr. Chitchyan attended the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. During that time, he gained considerable experience in spasticity management and electromyography (EMG). 

Over his career, Dr. Chitchyan has been a medical and stroke program director, practicing in Denver, Augusta, Warm Springs, and Atlanta. He was also an associate director for the Amputee Services of America and the medical director of Roosevelt Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital in Warm Springs, Georgia. He is currently an associate professor at Augusta University in Georgia.

Dr. Chitchyan takes a holistic view when evaluating and managing medical problems, treating each patient as a whole rather than focusing on a specific condition. He believes the correct procedure carried out at the proper time after the right doctor’s diagnosis has a 100% success rate. However, any procedure performed for the wrong reason at the wrong time by someone lacking the skills required has a 100% failure rate.