Melody C. Tharp, M.D.

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  • Family Medicine

Medical School

  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine


  • University of Tennessee Medical Center


  • University of Tennessee Medical Center

About Dr. Tharp

Dr. Tharp is a native East Tennessean. She was born and raised in Tazewell, TN. She received her Bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. She then went to medical school at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. After completing her M.D. degree, she returned to Knoxville for her internship and residency in Family Medicine at The University of Tennessee Medical Center. Following residency, she practiced at a community health center in New Tazewell, TN for 4 years. She then joined Summit Medical Group in August of 2009. She places an emphasis on preventative care and particularly enjoys providing quality Well Child Care and Well Women's visits.

Dr. Tharp is married with two daughters and a son. Her interests include reading, gardening, boating on Norris Lake and spending time with her family.

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