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After graduating from high school in Las Vegas, Nevada, Dr. Toby Anderson enlisted in the United States Army and served on active duty with the 10th Mountain Division in Fort Drum, New York, from 1987 to 1991. In 1992, while still in the inactive reserves, Dr. Toby Anderson moved to Tennessee and enrolled at Lee University. Studying biology, Spanish, and biblical studies, he received recognition as one of the Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges & Universities in 1996, before earning his Bachelor of Science and the honor of Most Outstanding Graduating Senior in 1998. Three months after graduating, Dr. Toby Anderson began classes at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine in 2002, and was a Medical Underserved Areas Scholar each year at the institution. In 2001, Dr. Toby Anderson started his internship in the Department of Family Medicine at St. Francis-Memphis Hospital, as part of an accelerated program. He also served his residency at the hospital and acted as the Chief Resident his senior year of training in 2004, receiving recognition as the Most Outstanding Graduating Student, as well as the Resident Teacher Award from the Department of Family Medicine. Shortly after finishing his residency, Dr. Toby Anderson became certified in family medicine and accepted a position in the emergency room at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Lauderdale, where he still serves part-time. To enhance his medical knowledge, Dr. Toby Anderson took nearly 400 credits of continuing education coursework in 2010. He is now on staff at four medical centers in Arkansas and Tennessee, including Dyersburg Regional Medical Center, where he directs the Emergency Department. Dedicated to assisting our armed forces, Dr. Toby Anderson supports soldier and veteran groups, such as Disabled American Veterans, the Wounded Warrior Project, the AdoptaPlatoon Soldier Support Effort, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He still belongs to the United Service Organizations, as well.

Work experience

Jan 2009Jan 2009

Emergency Room Physician

Forrest City Medical Center



Family Medicine Certification

University of Tennessee Department of Family Medicine
Oct 2002Oct 2002


Emergency Room Physician