Lelan Byrd

Assistant Professor

Lelan Byrd

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Family Medicine


I am an Addiction Medicine physician at the Medical College of Georgia. I am in charge of the 4 fellows in training at MCG

  • (706) 721-8806


  • MD, Medicine Medical College of Georgia Sch, 1986

  • BSB, Biology/Biological Sciences, G Georgia Southern University, 1981


  • American Board of Preventive Medicine Addiction Medicine, 2023

  • Florida Medical License 2021

  • PHY GA Professional Licensing BRD, 1987

  • American Board of Urology 1993

Awards & Honors

  • Rinker/Witherington Society 1990

  • Honor Medical Society Medical College of GA Alpha Omega Alpha, 1985

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PSRY 5041

    Addiction Psych.
  • MEDI 6150

    MCG YOU+

Teaching Interests

Incoming Med Students, Interns, Residents and Fellows.

Research Interests

Hope House, our newly opened Halo clinic (free clinic), the You+ program, teaching and mentoring first and second year med students.