Dr. Brooks received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences in Memphis after completing his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Vanderbilt University. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in 1984 and joined Pediatric Associates of Franklin that same year.

Dr. Brooks is board-certified in pediatrics, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is an Associate Clinical Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He has received the Physicians Recognition Award from the American Medical Association and the James C. Overall Award for his contribution to the Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital residency program as an outstanding instructor.

Dr. Brooks is a member of the National and Tennessee chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Cumberland Pediatric Foundation. He is actively involved with Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, previously served as a member of the Emergency Department Committee and the Performance, Management and Improvement Council and numerous other committees at Williamson Medical Center and Vanderbilt Medical Center.

Dr. Brooks is a native of Nashville. He is married and has a son and a daughter. He also has four wonderful grandsons in Nashville and Pittsburg.