Barbara J. Summers

Doctor of Medicine

Practice Experience:

Dr. Summers has been with Knoxville Pediatric Associates since 2002. She was Chief Resident at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital 2001-2002. She worked at Pediatrics East, Inc., Memphis Children’s Clinic, and the Regional Medical Center Neonatal ICU and at Pediatric Emergency Specialists in Memphis, TN.


Dr. Summers earned her bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, and her medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, in 1998. She completed both her internship and residency at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center, Memphis, TN.

Certifications and Licensures:

Dr. Summers is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.


Dr. Summers is an American Academy of Pediatrics fellow, a member of the American Medical Association, Knoxville Academy of Medicine and the Tennessee Medical Association. She is a member of the Board of Directors East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. Dr. Summers is Chief of Staff at ETCH, 2015-2016


Dr. Summers is married to Dr. Cameron Blevins, a physician at our Farragut location, and they have a son and a daughter. She has two Siamese cats, Ginger and Lucy. She enjoys hiking, camping and movies.