Graduated from The University of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana
Medical Degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine
Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice
Residency at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville
California Pacific Hospital, 1999-2000
Dr. Craig Rylands was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs and moved to Knoxville in 1974 to do his family practice residency. He graduated from The University of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana and received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. In 1977 he completed a three year family practice residency at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He has been in private practice since 1977. Dr. Rylands is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice and is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Rylands is married and has two married children and three grandchildren with whom he spends much of his spare time. An avid golfer, he also enjoys spectator sports (Go Vols!). He listens to many kinds of music and has been a Knoxville Symphony Orchestra subscriber for 30 years.
Dr. Rylands currently cares for patients of all ages including children, adults, and patients of geriatric age. He has a special interest in orthopedics and diabetes and is available to see patients at both our Deane Hill & Northshore locations.