Matthew L Perkins, MD, FAAP, FACP

Matthew L Perkins, MD, FAAP, FACP

Dr. Perkins founded the practice is 2000 with the goal of providing comprehensive healthcare across all age groups. Being board certified in both internal medicine and pediatrics allows Dr. Perkins to keep the patient as well as the entire family in perspective when overseeing and coordinating their healthcare needs. A partnership with patients and families for a coordinated, holistic approach to wellness is key. This is why all physicians at Tennessee Medicine & Pediatrics are board certified in both disciplines.

A native of Frankfort, Kentucky and an Eagle Scout, Dr. Perkins earned a bachelor’s degree from Western Kentucky University in biochemistry and his medical degree from the University of Louisville. Dr. Perkins completed his internship and residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio.

Dr. Perkins, along with the other physicians, is a member of the medical staff at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, StoneCrest Medical Center, and Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. He enjoys appointments as volunteer clinical faculty to the Schools of Medicine at Vanderbilt and The University of Tennessee. He has long served on the boards of the Stones River Regional Independent Practice Association and the State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company. Currently he serves as President of the Stones River Academy of Medicine and is active with The Tennessee Medical Association.

Dr. Perkins and his wife Mishelle attend North Boulevard Church of Christ in Murfreesboro. He enjoys mission trips to Central America, various charity activities, is an avid hiker, amateur photographer, and gardener. He and his wife are proud parents of four grown children.


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