Nothing I have ever encountered strikes fear into my heart like an injured or sick child. I am reasonably sure that all other parents out there feel the same way. I am sure you don’t want to just trust any doctor in Tennessee with your children. You also likely are not willing to go through any trial and error with one of your own children as you would be willing to go through to find your own doctor.
A pediatrician is going to have to click with you and gain your trust before they see your child and I feel exactly the same way. Unlike many of our service listings, you do not want to wait to find a pediatrician until an emergency strikes. You want to have them on speed dial long before that. So now is the perfect time to use our Tennessee are list of top recommended pediatricians and start interviewing them. Find the one who you would trust with your children. Don’t forget that people change over time and that can apply to not only your doctors but also your pediatricians. If any of our Tennessee doctors have declined in their performance, please let us know! It is vital that we keep the below list updated with only the doctors that will care for your children as if they were their own. It is also a great idea to establish a pediatrician for short term work conditions even if they last less than a year. So if you will be stationed somewhere else, start researching area pediatricians now so you are as prepared as possible.
Dr. Tamara Folz previously worked in partnership with Dr. Hubert L. Dellinger, one of the original pediatricians in Memphis but she is currently in practice at All Better Pediatrics. She focuses her practice on providing assistance to mothers who need extra help in breastfeeding.
Dr. Chaffin, trained in Pediatrics at T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital, Chattanooga, where he was Chief Resident. He completed his Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology training at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Dr. Chaffin is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Dr. Freeman has been with Knoxville Pediatric Associates since 1993. She completed both her internship and residency at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN. Dr. Freeman is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and was licensed by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners in 1993.
Dr. Beveridge has been with the Children’s Clinic of Nashville since 1991. She is board certified in general pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics and sees patients from newborn to age 22. As a general pediatrician, Dr. Beveridge enjoys kids of all ages and the relationships that develop over time as children grow and change. She leans on principles of positive parenting, sound nutrition and plenty of time outdoors as foundational for good health. She also has a particular interest in eating disorders and serves on the advisory board of Renewed (formerly known as The Eating Disorder Coalition of Tennessee.) Other community interests include the Boards of the Harpeth Hall School and The Joe C Davis Foundation.
Dr. Darke had his residency at TC Thompson Children’s Hospital, Chattanooga, TN. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Dr. Paige Smith graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. She has already worked as a pediatric hospitalist at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital and is currently in practice at Heritage Medical Associates too.
Dr. Katherine Hoey attended medical school at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia and then completed her pediatric residency training at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. She is presently part of the Tennessee Pediatrics team.
Dr. Lowry has been a pediatrician with Pediatric Clinic for over 45 years. He went to college at Memphis State University before attending medical school at UT Memphis, then he did his residency training at UT Knoxville. He worked as a pediatrician in the Air Force for two years prior to joining Pediatric Clinic.
Dr. Rick Glover is well-known for having served three years active duty at Columbus Air Force Base, where he was Chief of Pediatrics. He attended medical school at U.T. in Memphis and is currently part of the Children’s Faith Pediatrics team.
Dr. Bergeron started with Pediatric Consultants in July 2010. He completed pediatric training at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Regional Medical Center in Memphis and Methodist Germantown Hospital. The American Board of Pediatrics certified him in October 2010.