James K. Rone M.D.
(615) 867-8130

Fellowship Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
San Antonio, TX - 1990-92

Residency - Keesler Air Force Base
Biloxi, MS - 1988-90

Internship - Keesler Air Force Base
Biloxi, MS - 1987-88

Medical Degree - University of South Carolina - 1987

Undergraduate - University of South Carolina - 1983

Board Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (recertified through 2023)

Fellow of American College of Physicians
United States Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

American College of Physicians
Endocrine Society
American Diabetes Association
American Thyroid Association
The Obesity Society

Graves Disease, Hypothyroid, Parathyroid Disorders, Thyroid Cancer, Pituitary Disorders, Adrenal Disorders


Dr. Rone has been a practicing endocrinologist since 1990, and is board certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. Prior to moving to Murfreesboro in 1998 as the first board-certified endocrinologist, he had served for 11 years in the U.S. Air Force Medical Corps. He and his staff are committed to providing the latest treatment, based on the most current knowledge and technological advances.”

Dr Rone is the author of The Thyroid Paradox: How to Get the Best Care for Hypothyroidism (Basic Health Publications, 2007); and What About My Weight? An Endocrinologist's Unorthodox, Irreverent, Politically Incorrect, Practical Guide to Losing Weight and Combating Obesity (Arno Press, 2013).

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