Welcome to Boys & GIRLS Pediatrics

Our practice has served East Knoxville families for many years, and a number of our former patients now trust us with the care of their children. We provide excellent, friendly, timely care to children and adolescents, and we’re proud to be a part of this community.

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Serving East Knoxville Kids since 1961

Drs. Carl Godfrey and William Byrd opened the practice nearly sixty years ago. In 1998, the name changed to Boys & Girls Pediatrics but the legacy of excellent health care continues.

serving east knoxville Children and teens since 1961

Drs. Carl Godfrey and William Byrd opened the practice nearly sixty years ago. In 1998, the name changed to Boys & Girls Pediatrics but the legacy of excellent health care continues.

Meet Our Providers

Our providers and staff are energetic, compassionate individuals who sincerely enjoy serving kids. Spend a little time getting to know them and why they practice medicine.

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We offer excellent care to all patients, regardless of socioeconomic status, demographic, or education. We hope you will book an appointment with us and avoid an expensive trip to the ER.

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High-Quality Care

It is our privilege to care for children and adolescents who might not otherwise have access to high-quality healthcare. We’re open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. If your child is sick and needs an appointment, give us a call at 865-522-8114.

Taking New Patients

Health insurance and pediatric care can be hard to navigate. Do not hesitate to contact the clinic and ask for help. We are currently accepting new patients whether or not they have insurance. We will explain your options and help your children see a doctor.

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We believe it is important for all families in East Knoxville to have access to high-quality pediatric primary care. Our providers love this community, and we will give your children excellent care. Rest assured, your family fit right in!

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Whether you have a question about symptoms, insurance, or directions- give us a call and we will get you the information you need to take care of your family.