Dr. Carol R. Cantrell, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Female • Age 61

2304 Memorial Blvd
Springfield, TN 37172
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Dr. Cantrell's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Northcrest Medical Center
100 Northcrest Drive
Springfield, TN 37172

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Accepting new patients?

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Carol R Cantrell MD
Carol R Cantrell MD
2304 Memorial Blvd
Springfield, TN 37172
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    Dr. Cantrell's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice, 1995
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    Background Check for Dr. Cantrell

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    1 Board Action

    • Failure to keep adequate medical records  (1/28/2010)
    • Action Taken: Education
    • Summary: Carol R Cantrell, MD License # 18063

      Nature of Complaint

      Between at least 2001 and 2006, regarding multiple patients, the physician failed to document appropriate history or a medically appropriate physical examination required to justify prescribing or dispensing of narcotics and other medications and controlled substances; failed to document medically appropriate diagnostic test or obtain appropriate medical consultations required for appropriate initiation and/or continuation of care; failed to document a written treatment plan and failed to document all prescribed or dispensed medications; and, failed to make appropriate, to document adequate support for diagnoses sufficient to justify the treatment rendered and failed to integrate consultations, previous hospitalizations and other medical information in the chart into the treatment plan.

      Action Taken

      The physician entered into an Agreed Order with the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners in which the Board ORDERED the following and is not limited to the following.

      1. The physician’s Tennessee License #18063 shall be and is Reprimanded.
      2. The physician shall enroll in and complete the courses entitled “Intensive Course in Controlled Substance Management” and “Intensive Couse in Medical Record Keeping”; and provide proof of completion to the Board.
      3. The physician must pay nine Civil Penalties in the amount of $1,000.00 each for a total of $9,000.00.
      4. The physician must pay the actual and reasonable costs of prosecuting this case; said costs not to exceed $15,000.00.

      The Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners takes the above action to protect the safety and welfare of the citizens of the State of Tennessee.

    • State: Tennessee
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    St Francis Hospital Inc
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cantrell & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Cantrell's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cantrell

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cantrell to family and friends

    16 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Cantrell's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 16 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Cantrell
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    16 responses
    below
    national average

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    Is Dr. Cantrell accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Carol R Cantrell MD
    2304 Memorial Blvd
    Springfield, TN 37172
    (615) 384-8133 (Office)
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