Robert T. Means, Jr, M.D.
Dr. Means joined the ETSU faculty in 2014 to serve as dean of the ETSU Quillen College of Medicine and continued as dean until 2018. He is board certified in internal medicine and hematology. He is internationally recognized for his research in hematology and brings his valued knowledge and experience to serve Northeast Tennessee and the surrounding regions. Dr. Means offers services to patients with non-malignant blood disorders including anemias, white blood cell diseases, platelet and coagulation/thrombosis problems, red cell/hemoglobin issues including polycythemia and pure red cell aplasia, and hemochromatosis and other iron disorders.
Dr. Robert T. Means Jr. came to ETSU from the University of Kentucky (UK) where he served as executive dean and professor of internal medicine and was a member of the hematology and blood and marrow transplant division. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. A magna cum laude graduate of Rice University, Means earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University and completed an internal medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine before returning to Vanderbilt for a hematology fellowship. His wife, Dr. Stacey McKenzie, grew up in Kingsport and graduated from Lynn View High School. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases. They are the parents of three children.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
- Fellowship: Hematology , Vanderbilt University
- Residency: Internal medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
- Medical Degree: Vanderbilt University
- American Board of Internal Medicine
- American Board of Internal Medicine Hematology
- Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, TN