Board Certified Internal Medicine & Rheumatology
Margaret E. Thurmond-Anderle, M.D. was born in Athens, Georgia. Her father was a meteorologist who worked for the National Weather Service and was relocated to Lubbock, Texas when Dr. Thurmond-Anderle was in middle school where she graduated from Monterey High School in Lubbock.
After graduation, Dr. Thurmond-Anderle completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Texas Tech University. After completing her Master of Science from Texas Tech, Dr. Thurmond-Anderle was accepted to the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, Texas, which is now the John P. and Katherine G. McGovern Medical School, from 1980 to 1984.
After graduating from the medical school, she moved to Galveston, Texas, to complete her fellowship in Rheumatology. While in Galveston, Dr. Thurmond-Anderle then took a Fellow/Assistant Instructor position with the University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology.
After finishing her fellowship, her and her husband moved back to Amarillo, Texas, where she accepted a position with Texas Tech Health Sciences Center becoming an Assistant Professor of Medicine in 1989 and the Regional Chief of Rheumatology in 1993.
After leaving Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Dr. Thurmond-Anderle opened her private practice in 1994 and has been treating the people of the Texas panhandle, Oklahoma, eastern New Mexico, southeastern Kansas, and southwestern Colorado ever since.
Dr. Thurmond-Anderle is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, and Geriatric medicine. However, at this time, she limits her practice to rheumatology, or arthritis, patients only.