Dr. Kitchen has been practicing Obstetrics and Gynecology in Albany since 1989.
A native of Atlanta, he attended Lakeside High School and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Emory University and a Master of Science in Chemistry from Georgia State University. He then attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Franklin Square Hospital Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Kitchen achieved board certification by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1990, and was recertified in 2000. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and has been active in several medical organizations including the Georgia OB/GYN Society, the South Central OB/GYN Society, the Medical Association of Georgia, and the Dougherty County Medical Society.
Dr. Kitchen has been very active in medical staff leadership, twice serving as Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and serving of the OB Quality Assurance Committee for over seventeen years.
Dr. Kitchen is married to Kay C. Kitchen, MD, an internal medicine physician with Albany Internal Medicine. They have three daughters Jennifer, Sarah, and Hope. They are members of Porterfield United Methodist Church, where he has served on the administrative board and she sings in the Chancel Choir. Dr. Kitchen's hobbies include tennis, running, and history.