February 01, 2012
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – (Jan. 27, 2012) John E. Tapp, II, MD, FACP, an internist with Parkridge Medical Group - Diagnostic Center, has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the society of internists.
The ACP Fellow distinction recognizes achievements in internal medicine, the specialty of adult medical care. Dr. Tapp was elected to Fellowship upon the recommendation of peers and the review of ACP’s Credentials Subcommittee.
A graduate of University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Dr. Tapp earned a medical degree from University of Tennessee, Memphis and completed his residency at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine - Chattanooga Unit. He is affiliated with Parkridge Medical Center and certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Tapp lives in East Brainerd. He and his wife, Stacy, have two children, Mattie and Macy.
The American College of Physicians is the second-largest physician group in the United States. Membership includes more than 130,000 internists, related subspecialists, and medical students. Internists are specialists in the prevention, detection, and treatment of illnesses in adults.
Parkridge Medical Group – Diagnostic Center is a community of physicians and allied health practitioners who are dedicated to preventing, diagnosing and treating diseases that affect adults from the late teenage years through adulthood. PMG- Diagnostic Center, located adjacent to Parkridge Medical Center, includes Internal Medicine providers as well as specialists in Endocrinology and Pulmonology. For more information about the practice or to schedule an appointment with a Parkridge Medical Group – Diagnostic Center provider, call (800) 242-5662 or visit ParkridgeMedicalGroup.com.