Dr. Thurman attended the University of Tennessee for his undergraduate degree. He received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences and completed his internal medicine residency from the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Thurman is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. In addition, Dr. Thurman is the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners for DOT exams and Certified Medical Review Officer for drug screens. After many years working in the Emergency Department, he now focuses on occupational health & wellness.