Dr. Thomas Jenkins is a family practitioner practicing in Cookeville, TN. Dr. Jenkins specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Jenkins possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.
Education and Training
Univ of Tn, Memphis, Coll of Med, Memphis Tn 1971
Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University
Georgetown University in Washington DC 1971
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Vascular Disease
- Huntsville Hosp, Family Medicine; Carilion Hlth Sys, Flexible Or Transitional Year
- University of Alabama Medical Center (Huntsville) Program
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