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Thomas Thacker, DO, Family Medicine, Byrdstown, TN, Livingston Regional Hospital


Family Medicine Byrdstown, TN

Hospital Medicine/Hospitalist, Women's Health, Rural Health


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  • I am a board certified family medicine physician that completed my training at the University of Tennessee-Nashville. Originally from Albany, KY and currently living just across the Kentucky-Tennessee state line in Pickett County, TN. I am an analytical, energetic, and detail-oriented physician with broad clinical experience and interests.
  • Dr. Thomas A. Thacker | Family Medicine Physician

    As an experienced family medicine physician. Dr. Thacker's patients appreciate his warmth, professional integrity, and open communication.

Education & Training

  • University of Tennessee
    University of TennesseeResidency, Family Medicine, 2020
  • University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
    University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic MedicineClass of 2017
  • University of Kentucky MS, physician assistant studies , 2006 - 2008
  • Western Kentucky UniversityBS, Biology, 2005
  • Lindsey Wilson College AA, Health science , 1998 - 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • KY State Medical License
    KY State License 2020 - 2022
  • TN State Medical License
    TN State License 2019 - 2022
  • American Board of Family Medicine Family Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Honors distinction University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine • Pikeville, KY, 2013-2017
  • "Above and Beyond Award" Caverna Memorial Hospital, 2010
  • The National Dean’s List Western Kentucky University • Bowling Green, KY, 2004
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Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • In patients with hyperlipidemia and cardiovascular disease, does the addition of a PCSK9 inhibitor decrease the incidence of subsequent cardiovascular events?  
    Monroe, Lizzie MD; Evans, Tanner MD; Thacker, Thomas DO, MS; Streicher Green, Vanessa DO, Evidence-Based Practice, 3/1/2021


  • Acute Otitis Media Management 
    University of Tennessee-Nashville, family medicine residency program • Murfreesboro, TN - 2020
  • Management of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis 
    University of Tennessee-Nashville, family medicine residency program • Murfreesboro, TN - 2019
  • Acute Kidney Injury 
    University of Tennessee-Nashville, family medicine residency program • Murfreesboro, TN - 2018
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Authored Content

  • Thacker, T.A. (Writing Intern). The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.March 2017


  • Member, Advisory Board Tennessee College of Applied Technology Livingston Nursing Programs 2020 - Present
  • Member, Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Physician Planning Committee 2019 - 2020

Research History

  • Data Collector for Marcus, J.M.Western Kentucky University. Recombination mapping of P-element transposon inserts: A new set of laboratory exercises for an undergraduate genetics course. Drosophila Information Service 86: 168-171.2003 - 2003

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