Geriatric Fellowship Faculty
John B. Standridge, MD, FAAFP
Hometown: Chattanooga, TN
Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Residency: Roanoke Memorial Hospital, now Carilion Health System, Roanoke, VA
Interests: Hyptertension, addiction medicine, geriatric medicine, preventive medicine
Dr. Standridge practiced rural family medicine for 13 years in Benton and Cleveland, Tennessee, where he established the Benton Family Health Care Center. He served for nine years as Medical Director of the Substance Abuse Treatment Unit, served as chief of medicine for both area hospitals, and as president of the medical society. Dr. Standridge joined the faculty of the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University where he served as Program Director of the Kingsport Family Practice Residency. He returned to private practice for four years in Signal Mountain, Tennessee, where he also served for 10 years as Medical Director of the Alexian Health Care Center.
Dr. Standridge holds the Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Geriatric Medicine, issued jointly by the ABFP and the ABIM, oversees the geriatrics portion of our family medicine residency curriculum, and serves as program director for our geriatric medicine fellowship. He currently serves as Medical Director of the Council for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Inc. (CADAS) and is certified in addiction medicine by ASAM. Dr. Standridge is additionally certified as a Specialist in Clinical Hypertension by the American Society of Hypertension. Dr. Standridge's areas of professional interest and publication include hypertension, addiction medicine, geriatric medicine, general internal medicine, and preventive medicine. email@example.com.
Supervising Faculty for Rotations:
Geriatric Care Teams
Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
Alexian Health Care Center
UT Family Practice Center