"A native of Bardstown, KY, Thad Riley is graduate of Bellarmine University, where he majored in biology. In gratitude for his experience and education at Bellarmine, Thad gives back as a President’s Society member and an alumni mentor. Currently, Thad serves on the Bellarmine Board of Overseers.
Thad received a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies degree from the University of Kentucky. He practiced primary care medicine at Iroquois Family Medicine (IFM) in south Louisville from 2008 to 2019. Prior to his time at IFM, Thad practiced at Bardstown Internal Medicine for 1 year. In January of 2020, Thad joined Doug Mattingly, MD at DMMD Concierge located in the historic Louisville suburb affectionately known as Germantown.
Currently, Thad is back at his alma mater Bellarmine University pursuing a PhD in Health Sciences Profession Education. He hopes to use this advanced degree to expand his passion for patient education through clinical research. Thad is a fellow member of both the Kentucky Association of Physician Assistants (KAPA) and the American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA). Thad is also a Kentucky Colonel.
Thad loves spending time with his 6 wonderful nieces and nephews, and vacationing at the beach. His favorite time of the year is May, when the Kentucky Derby combines his other two passions, horses and bourbon."