Timothy W. Thurston, Medical Doctor
Dr. Thurston has been a pediatrician since 1973. He practiced in Morristown, Tennessee for seven years before moving to Maryville to join with Drs. Raper and Marmon at Maryville Pediatric Group. Six years later he began Foothills Pediatric Center as a solo practioner. He expanded his office and merged with Knoxville Pediatric Associates in 1996.
After attending St. Joseph's College in Rensselar, Indiana for two years, Dr. Thurston left to complete his education and earn his bachelor's degree at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He attended medical school at the
University of Tennessee, Memphis, and completed his pediatric residency at the City of Memphis Hospital in 1974.
He is licensed by the state of Tennessee and certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Dr. Thurston is an American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow, and a member of the Blount County and Tennessee Medical Associations. He was Chief of Staff at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital and Blount Memorial Hospital. He served as President of the Blount County Medical Society and the Knoxville Area Pediatric Society. He is currently active on the medical staff at Blount Memorial Hospital, East Tennessee Children's Hospital and the University of Tennessee Hospital. He is the director of KPA's committee for electronic health records (EHR).
Dr. Thurston and his wife Pat have two sons, both in the military. They are the proud grandparents of two grandchildren. Dr. Thurston enjoys traveling, digital photography and the interaction with the computer that digital photography provides. Dr.Thurston attends Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church.