Murfreesboro Family Doctors

Family Medicine

Reliable and comprehensive primary care for all ages. Work with family practice physicians Dr. Helton , Dr. Housden, and Dr. Hardin to ensure sufficient attention to your family's medical needs. Our genuine and professional approach offers you peace of mind, knowing your family has the right medical team for all of life's milestones. Looking to schedule a doctor's appointment? Use the button below to get started.

Your trusted family doctor in Murfreesboro, TN, by primary care physician Dr. Helton and associates - genuine, professional healthcare you deserve

All Commercial Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Experienced Family Practice Doctor's Office

Over Two Decades of Serving Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Dr. Thomas Helton, better known by Tennesseans as Dr. Helton, has served – and continues to serve – Murfreesboro and Middle Tennessee since 2000. He and his fellow doctors, Dr. Housden and Dr. Hardin, have treated more than 20,000 patients, earning a reputation for being the community’s go-to doctor for treating illnesses, preventive care, health-risk assessments, immunization, screening, and general health consultation on maintaining good health.

Now serving patients from both office locations

Comprehensive Primary Care

Serving our community and prioritizing their health - one patient at a time.

Dr. Helton, Dr. Housden, Dr. Hardin, and the healthcare providers at Highland Family Medicine consider you as family. We treat and care for our patients as we would treat our family members. Our primary medical care serves infants, children, teens, adults, and seniors. We offer not only treatment of common diseases but also preventive care to keep you healthy and free from any medical problems before they become a major concern.

Meet Murfreesboro's Top Family Physicians & Medical Providers

Dr. Helton

Family Physician

Dr. Housden

Family Physician

Dr. Hardin

Family Physician

Robert Sexton

Nurse Practitioner

Kaitlyn Walsh

Nurse Practitioner

Debbie Foster

Physician Assistant

Desirae Twilla

Physician Assistant

Charity Kem

Physician Assistant

Why Trust Highland Family Medicine

Dr. Helton has served Murfreesboro, TN, for over two decades. Throughout those years, he has never failed to treat each patient with the attention, respect, and professional care they deserve. That is why his name has become a staple for primary care in many families in Murfreesboro and surrounding areas.

Besides Dr. Helton, his team of professional healthcare providers is also dedicated to providing quality medical care and service. Moreover, the team believes in kindness, empathy, and respect. You will step into our doctor’s office like stepping into your parental home, where you are listened to and given the attention you deserve.

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Patients Testimonials

Read what our happy, healthy patients have to say. We’re proud to build a lasting and sincere relationship with them, allowing us to see them live fulfilling lives and even meet and care for their family. 

“I have been seeing Dr. Helton for 16 years you could not ask for a better doctor.My husband started seeing him first and diagnosed him ,with something 10 other doctors couldn’t find, what was was wrong with him. My family and husband’s family all go to Dr. Helton over 8 of us.”

Debbie R.

“I have been a patient at this medical office since 1990…All of the doctors here are caring and take a lot of time with you. The physician assistant’s are excellent, nurses, and office staff very thorough. I am pleased with my 25 years here and appreciate how my health is important to them. ”

Lora A.

Dr. Helton


on being designated as the President of the Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians.

“I am humbled and honored to be inducted tonight as President of the Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians for the next year. I have so many people to thank for this opportunity. My prayer is that I can lead our state chapter to improve the lives of our patients. Thank you all for your support and prayers.”
- Dr. Thomas Helton

Schedule A Doctor's Appointment

Book an appointment with Dr. Helton, Dr. Housden, or Dr. Hardin at
Highland Family Medicine – the leading family doctor's office in Murfreesboro, TN.