We Would like to welcome Christy Howard, CPNP to our practice. She is now accepting new patients!
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About Children's Faith Pediatrics
Since Dr. Rick Glover established this pediatric practice in 1996, it has grown and changed quite a bit. In 2002 a new name was adopted, Children's Faith Pediatrics. This name reflects a new vision and approach to the practice, recognizing our need for an unquestioning, child-like faith in God. In early 2001 Dr. Glover was involved in a mission project in which an infant from Belize, Central America came to Knoxville at 13 days old for removal of a large, life-threatening tumor. Although she died after the operation at just 19 days old, God used baby Faith to touch many hearts and change many lives. To honor baby Faith and all the other precious children we have cared for, we renamed our practice Children's Faith Pediatrics.
We hope you will be reminded of your need for child-like faith in God each time we use this name. Our logo represents the fresh new beginning we receive as a blessing each day as the sun rises because of the empty cross at the top of the mountain. Our prayer is that we help your child with their medical needs while encouraging your family to draw closer to the Great Physician, Jesus himself.
Rick Glover, M.D.
Dr. Glover grew up in West Knoxville, attending Cedar Bluff and Farragut schools. After graduating from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, he attended medical school at U.T. in Memphis. His residency training in pediatrics was at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center in Memphis.
He served three years active duty at Columbus Air Force Base, where he was Chief of Pediatrics. Dr. Glover is married and has four daughters and several grandchildren.
L. David Perry, M.D.
Dr. L. David Perry was born and raised in Florida. After graduating from the University of Alabama, he attended the University of South Florida College of Medicine.
His pediatric internship and residency was completed at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He joined Children’s Faith Pediatrics in 2005 after practicing in North Knoxville for seven years. Dr. Perry is married and has four children.
Christy Howard, CPNP
Christy Howard was born and raised in South Mississippi. After graduating high school, she moved to East Tennessee where she attended University of Tennessee Knoxville and received her Bachelor’s in Nursing.
She then attended University of South Alabama and received her Masters in Nursing- Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Christy Howard is married and has 4 children.