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Tarebiye Pela, MD. Returns to West Tennessee and Joins West Tennessee Medical Group


JACKSON, TN (February 21, 2022) – West Tennessee Healthcare recently welcomed Tarebiye Pela, MD, pediatrician, back to West Tennessee and to her new medical practice at West Tennessee Medical Group – LIFT Health (Jackson). She is accepting new patients at her office at 101 Jackson Walk Plaza, Jackson, TN. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Pela, call (731) 425-6900.

Dr. Pela earned her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Ilorin in Nigeria. She then completed her residency training at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital in Loma Linda, California. She joined the team at UVA Pediatrics Culpeper in August of 2017. Prior to joining WTMG, she worked with the University of Virginia Physician group and her desire was to return to Jackson, TN were she and her family lived for 5 years.

“I am excited to be returning to West Tennessee and to be joining WTMG bringing more Pediatric care to West Tennessee communities,” said Dr. Pela.

Dr. Pela is a board-certified pediatrician who provides preventative and acute care for patients from birth through age 21. She has a special interest in in adolescence and early childhood development.

West Tennessee Healthcare offers the latest techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of newborn and pediatric patients at West Tennessee Medical Group. Pediatricians working in collaboration with other medical specialists at multiple locations across the region, the health system is dedicated to offering quality care for every child—close to home.

West Tennessee Medical Group is the multi-specialty group practice affiliated with West Tennessee Healthcare serving the healthcare needs of communities in West Tennessee and Southeast Missouri. West Tennessee Medical Group has over 200 providers utilizing their specialized expertise to improve the overall health of patients in the service area. Practicing in 20 specialties with more than 40 convenient clinic locations throughout the region, West Tennessee Medical Group is the largest physician practice between Memphis and Nashville.

West Tennessee Healthcare is a public, not-for-profit health care system with locations serving 19 counties in West Tennessee and Southeast Missouri. The mission of West Tennessee Healthcare is to improve the health and well-being of the communities served, while providing exceptional and compassionate care. For more information, visit