Dr. Tompkins is a native of Byrdstown, Tennessee. He received a B.S. in Chemistry from Tennessee Technological University in 2002, and his Doctor of Medicine from the East Tennessee State University, James H. Quillen College of Medicing in 2006. He completed his residency in Family Medicine in 2010 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.
Dr. Tompkins is married to his wife, Khristin, and they have two daughters, Kaylee and Emma. Dr. Tompkins sees patience of all ages, and has a particular interest in geriatrics and sports medicine.