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Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation • Male • Age 53

10710 Murdock Dr # 103-104
Knoxville, TN 37932
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Dr. Pinzon's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Parkwest Medical Center
9352 Parks West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37923
University of Tennessee Medical Center
1924 Alcoa Highway
Knoxville, TN 37920

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Pinzon

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pinzon to family and friends is 3.4 out of 5 5 1 51

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
University Spine and Sports Specialists PLLC
University Spine and Sports Specialists PLLC
10710 Murdock Dr # 103-104
Knoxville, TN 37932
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  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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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 Steroid Injections
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
    • Interventional Pain Management
    • Interventional Spine Procedure
    • Joint Injection
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Nerve Conduction Studies
    • Nerve Root Block
    • Pain Management
    • Radio Frequency Denervation
    • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Injections
    • Spine and Sports Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
    • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
    2
    • Back Pain
    • Cervical Disc Degeneration
    • Cervical Radiculopathy
    • Kyphosis
    • Lordosis
    • Lumbar Radiculopathy
    • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    • Musculoskeletal Diseases
    • Musculoskeletal Disorders
    • Musculoskeletal Pain
    • Occupational Disorders
    • Occupational Injuries
    • Pain Disorder
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondolthesis
    • Spondyloarthropathies
    • Sports Injuries
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    Background Check for Dr. Pinzon

    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
  2. Healthgrades

    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. Pinzon's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 6 hospitals where Dr. Pinzon has admitting privileges:

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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

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pinzon to family and friends

    51 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Pinzon's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    51 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    51 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    51 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 47 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Pinzon
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    51 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    51 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    51 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    50 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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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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    Dr. Pinzon's Office & Staff
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Pinzon
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pinzon to family and friends*
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