Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
General Internal Medicine and Public Health

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Professional Bio

Kyrie Herring, MD, joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as an Assistant Professor in Clinical Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health within the Department of Medicine in 2021.

She completed her undergraduate education in microbiology and immunology at the University of Michigan, and attended Rush University for medical school and residency training. While in medical school, she focused on teaching anatomy and researching quality and improvement projects, and continued to educate medical students through simulation labs, afternoon reports and lectures. At that time, Dr. Herring also led the Wellness Committee where she organized lectures about sleep medicine, nutrition and mental health. There, she discovered her joy of learning about lifestyle medicine and obesity medicine.

Dr. Herring’s practice focuses on lifestyle changes to help manage chronic illnesses. She enjoys treating diabetes, hypertension and focusing on obesity medicine, women’s health, and nutrition.


MD - Rush Medical College - 2017
Residency - Internal Medicine - Rush University Medical Center - 2020