Doctors

James "Bud" Guider, M.D.

Dr. Guider is a lifelong resident of Loudon and a graduate of Loudon High School. He attended Tennessee Technological University for his undergraduate degree and received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the University of Louisville. Dr. Guider is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the founder and senior member of Loudon Pediatric Clinic. He has held numerous positions at Fort Loudon Medical Center, including Chief of Staff, and has a staff affiliation with East Tennessee Children's Hospital. Dr. Guider lives in Loudon with his wife, Adriance, and son, Will, and they are all members of United Methodist Church. He enjoys woodworking, gardening, and antiques.

 

Rob Schaerer, M.D.

Dr. Schaerer has been with Loudon Pediatric Clinic since 2004. After growing up in Farragut, he graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and earned his medical degree at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. He completed his residency at the University of South Florida in Tampa and St. Petersburg before returning "home" to Tennessee. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, serves as Director of Pediatrics at Fort Loudon Medical Center, and is also on staff at East Tennessee Children's Hospital. Dr. Schaerer is married with three busy children, a member of Two Rivers Church, and enjoys UT sports, playing guitar and piano, golf, fitness, cooking, and spending time on the lake.

 

Marc Courts, M.D.

Dr. Courts joined the staff at Loudon Pediatric Clinic in 2008, and he has been dedicated to the children of Loudon and Knox Counties since 1995. He was born in West Virginia and first moved to the Knoxville area in 1993. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and received his medical degree from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. He completed his Residency at T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital through the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Chattanooga. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and serves as a faculty member at both Fort Loudon Medical Center and East Tennessee Children's Hospital. Dr. Courts and his family attend Faith Promise Church where they volunteer throughout the youth ministries. He enjoys football, snow skiing, music, and roller coasters.