Pediatrics East has been treating families in the Greater Memphis Area for many years. Your children’s health, safety, and comfort are our top priorities. Our goal is always to give the highest level of care possible while guiding parents to do the same. Pediatric East staffs some of the most adept pediatricians and nurses in the mid-south, ensuring that your care is based on current, relevant medical knowledge.
For your convenience, we have several locations surrounding Memphis, including Arlington, Bartlett, Germantown, and Collierville. We understand that parents have busy schedules, which is why we offer flexible hours at all of our locations, as well as telemedicine visits. There is always a pediatrician available, day or night, to help you discuss your options and give advice.
Dr. William M. Fesmire
William M. Fesmire, MD is a physician board certified in pediatrics who attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences and completed his pediatric training at LeBonheur Children's Medical Center through the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Fesmire is a past president of the Memphis and Mid-South Pediatric Society, served as Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Baptist Memphis for six years, and has served on the board of the March of Dimes and numerous positions at LeBonheur during his pediatric career. What he loves most about being a pediatrician is watching his patients grow up and achieve successes, as well as sharing wisdom with their parents.
He is also currently an elder at Germantown Presbyterian Church, where he teaches adult Sunday School.
Dr. Fesmire has courted his wife Karen since they were 18 years old. They have a daughter who is earning a PhD in psychology from St. John's University in New York and a son in the Memphis University School class of 2016. Dr. Fesmire and his son attended Wrestlemania 25 and Super Bowl 50!
In 1995, Dr. Fesmire was invited to caddy for Loren Roberts in the par 3 tournament at the Masters! His was the group behind Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. During his second year of Pediatric Residency, Dr. Fesmire was on the Wheel of Fortune with Pat Sajak and Vanna White! In 2014, he was elected to the Oakland High School Football Hall of Fame.
A few of Dr. Fesmire's favorites:
Book: The Bible
Movie: The Sound of Music
Vacation spot: Disneyworld
Restaurant: The Rendezvous
Ice cream flavor: Cookies and Cream
You and your children are the most important part of our practice, making us stand out amongst other Memphis pediatric clinics. With a wide variety of services to offer, ranging from routine wellness check-ups to long-term chronic illness care, we’re here to answer any parents’ questions with confidence. Pediatrics East knows that you have a choice when it comes to providers in your area, and are dedicated to being your long-term care provider from birth through young adulthood.