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Douglas K. Hembree, MD

Internal Medicine




Contact Info

Primary Location

University Internal Medicine
1932 Alcoa Highway, Suite C-570
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone: (865) 305-6500
Fax: (865) 305-6509


Clinical Interests:

“I chose primary care as my specialty because of the admiration I had for my general practitioner I knew when I was growing up,” he explains.

Personal Interests:

An avid hunter and fisherman, Dr. Douglas Hembree is a physician with University Internal Medicine in Knoxville, Tenn. He was born and raised in Knoxville, and was inspired to become a doctor by a physician that cared for him during an injury. Dr. Hembree and his wife, Kathy, have two children: Meredith and Erica. In his free time, Dr. Hembree enjoys hunting, fishing and playing golf.

Research Interests:

Dr. Hembree attended the University of Tennessee for medical school and completed his residency at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

For years, Dr. Hembree has been speaking on hypertension and lipids—his areas of specialty. He has been practicing medicine for more than 30 years. He is a member of the Tennessee Medical Association and the Knoxville Academy of Medicine.

Education & Training

  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center

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