Dr. Rushing graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin with high honors (1975) and from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine (1978). He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Baptist Memorial Hospital in 1982. He has been board-certified in Internal Medicine since the completion of his residency. He is proud to have been chosen to “The Best Doctors in America” for 25 consecutive years. He has been married to the former Patsy Higgins (a native Memphian) for over 40 years and they have four adult children. He is committed to providing the best possible medical care to each of his patients. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys all forms of hunting and fishing.