Dr. Michael Tankersley MD, Allergist and Immunologist
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Dr. Michael Tankersley MD

Allergist and Immunologist

5/5(1)
1458 W Poplar Ave Suite 205 Memphis Tennessee, 38017
Rating

5/5

About

Dr. Mike Tankersley, MD, MBA, practices Allergy and Immunology care in Memphis, TN.  He is the Founder and Medical Director of The Tankersley Clinic and cares for adult and pediatric patients with allergy, respiratory and skin conditions.

He is double board-certified by The American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI) and the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP).  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI); the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). 

A decorated Air Force Allergist/Immunologist, Dr. Tankersley retired from the military in the grade of Colonel in 2015 after 22 years of active duty service to our nation and returned to his hometown of Memphis to serve his community.   

Dr. Tankersley is also currently on the teaching faculty at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and a Clinical Professor in the Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics and Otolaryngology.  He serves on the teaching staff for the UTHSC Allergy/Immunology fellowship program where he also works with the residents and medical students. 

Education and Training

University of Memphis BS 1989

University of Tennessee MD 1993

University of Tennessee MBA 2017

Board Certification

American Board of Allergy and Immunology

American Board of Pediatrics

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 24 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

Allergy, Respiratory and Skin Care

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Professor, Department of Medicine University of Tennessee Health Science Center 3 - Present
  • Professor, Department of Pediatrics University of Tennessee Health Science Center 7 - Present
  • Professor, Department of Otolaryngology University of Tennessee Health Science Center 3 - Present

Professional Memberships

  • Tennessee Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology  
  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology  
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology  
  • Tennessee Medical Association  
  • Memphis Medical Society  

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • The Terry Tankersley Memorial Scholarship

Areas of research

Immunotherapy

Practice Management

Dr. Michael Tankersley MD's Practice location

The Tankersley Clinic

1458 W Poplar Ave Suite 205 -
Memphis, Tennessee 38017
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New patients: 901-335-8966
www.thetankersleyclinic.com

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