Dr. Fales is a native of Cullman, Alabama where she graduated from Fairview High School. She then attended The University of Alabama where she graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Healthcare Management. Tara then attended medical school at the University of Alabama School of Medicine (UAB) and subsequently did her residency training in Memphis, TN at LeBonheur Children's Hospital and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. She is currently board certified in Pediatrics and actively participating in maintenance of certification.
Dr. Fales enjoys spending time outdoors and being with her family. She is married to James Fales and they have 2 daughters, Adeline and Evie James.