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Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation • Male • Age 53

10710 Murdock Dr # 103-104
Knoxville, TN 37932
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Parkwest Medical Center
9352 Park West Blvd
Knoxville, TN 37923
University of Tennessee Medical Center
1924 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pinzon to family and friends is 3.4 out of 5 5 1 55

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University Spine and Sports Specialists PLLC
University Spine and Sports Specialists PLLC
10710 Murdock Dr # 103-104
Knoxville, TN 37932
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    Dr. Pinzon's Experience

    Dr. Pinzon's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
    • Interventional Pain Medicine
    • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
    • Occupational Medicine
    • Pain Medicine
    • Sports Medicine
    • Sports Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
    • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Board Certifications

    • Pain Medicine
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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    • Adhesiolysis
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
    • Interventional Pain Management
    • Interventional Spine Procedure
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Injection
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Nerve Conduction Studies
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Nerve Root Block
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Pain Management
    • Radio Frequency Denervation
    • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Injections
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spine and Sports Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
    • Steroid Injection
    • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
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    • Arthritis
    • Ataxia
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Disc Degeneration
    • Cervical Radiculopathy
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Kyphosis
    • Lordosis
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Radiculopathy
    • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    • Musculoskeletal Diseases
    • Musculoskeletal Disorders
    • Musculoskeletal Pain
    • Occupational Disorders
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    • Occupational Injuries
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pain Disorder
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondolthesis
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondyloarthropathies
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Thoracic Spine Pain
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    0 Malpractice Claims

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

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Hahnemann University
    Graduated in 1994

    Internship Hospital

    Lehigh Vly Hospital
    Complete in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    Baylor College Of Med
    Complete in 1998
    Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals
    Complete in 1998

    Fellowship Hospital

    Georgia Pain Physicians, Pc
    Complete in 1999

    Undergraduate Schools

    University of Pittsburgh
    Graduated in 1986

    Other Education

    Tulane University, School Of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
    Complete in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Pinzon & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Pinzon's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Fort Loudoun Medical Center

    • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

    • Parkwest Medical Center

    • Physicians Regional Medical Center

    • Turkey Creek Medical Center

    • University of Tennessee Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Pinzon

    Dr. Elmer G. Pinzon, MD
    DR. PINZON RESPONDS - (Dr. Pinzon, edit your response)

    I am the medical director/owner/president of University Spine & Sports Specialists, PLLC- this is a private, outpatient musculoskeletal/spine practice with emphasis on minimally-invasive musculoskeletal/interventional pain procedures, especially spinal/musculoskeletal procedures to improve function and mobility/return to previous functional status/decrease medication use/decrease pain conditions.

    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.4
    • 55 responses
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    3.4 out of 5

    Dr. Pinzon's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

    55 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.6 out of 5

    55 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.8 out of 5

    55 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    51 responses

    Experience with Dr. Pinzon

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.6 out of 5

    55 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.5 out of 5

    55 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.3 out of 5

    55 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.5 out of 5

    54 responses

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    University Spine and Sports Specialists PLLC
    10710 Murdock Dr # 103-104
    Knoxville, TN 37932
    (865) 690-3737 (Office)
    (865) 690-3757 (Fax)
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