Dr. Rankin, a native of Clarksville, TN, merged his practice in Paducah, KY with Family Allergy & Asthma in 2010, after 21 years as a solo board-certified allergist. He is a 1979 graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin with a BS in Chemistry, and a 1983 graduate of the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences School of Medicine in Memphis, TN. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee in Memphis in 1986, and his Allergy/Immunology Fellowship in 1988.
Dr. Rankin is actively involved in educating the community through participation in lectures, continuing medical education symposiums, and asthma screening programs. Also involved in organized medicine, Dr. Rankin is helping to search for ways to provide better care for all patients in our state. He has served as President, Treasurer, and Secretary of the McCracken County Medical Association, President of the Kentucky Allergy Society, as a delegate to the Kentucky Medical Association’s annual meetings, and as a Trustee of the first district of the Kentucky Medical Association. Dr. Rankin has also served as Medical Director of the West KY Community and Technical College School of Respiratory Therapy starting in 1989, and has also served on the McCracken and District Boards of Health.
Dr. Rankin is married to Norma T. Rankin, M.D. Together, they have two children.
- Internal Medicine
- Allergy and Immunology
- American Board of Internal Medicine
- American Board of Allergy and Immunology, a conjoint board of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics, 1989 to 1999, 1999 to 2009, 2010 to 2020
- American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
- American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
- Kentucky Medical Association
- Kentucky Allergy Society