Dr. Kent Grotefendt, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 47

6401 Mountain View Rd Ste 109
Ooltewah, TN 37363
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Memorial Family Med Ooltewah
Memorial Family Med Ooltewah
6401 Mountain View Rd Ste 109
Ooltewah, TN 37363
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Memorial Hospital
2525 Desales Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404

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    Memorial Family Med Ooltewah
    6401 Mountain View Rd Ste 109
    Ooltewah, TN 37363
    (423) 668-0319
    Contact Information
    (423) 495-5951 (Office)
    (423) 495-5999 (Fax)
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    Accepted Insurances

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    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Humana
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Principal Financial Group
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  2. Dr. Grotefendt's Experience

    Dr. Grotefendt's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Allergy Testing
    • Allergy Treatment
    • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Biopsy
    • Bone Density Scan
    • EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
    • Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Immunization
    • Joint Injection
    • Pap Smear
    • Physical Examination
    • Spirometry
    • Urinalysis
    • Vaccination
    2
    • Anemia
    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Emphysema
    • Heart Disease
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Obesity
    • Osteoporosis
    • Syncope
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    Background Check for Dr. Grotefendt

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (2/3/2011)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Dr. Kent Alan Grotefendt; License # 43380; Docket Number 20110032

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician on 07-21-2010 entered into a Consent Order with the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners. The physician's license was placed on probation for a period of five years subject to various terms. The Tennessee Board's action was based on findings that between 2004 and 2006, the physician's documentation of treatment of thirteen patients contained inadequate histories to justify the dosages of controlled substances prescribed.

      Action Taken:

      The Georgia Composite Medical Board has placed the physician's license on probation for a period of five years subject to:

      1. The physician may petition the Board to terminate his probation when the Tennessee Board has terminated its probationary period.
      2. The physician's petition shall contain evidence from the Tennessee Board that the physician has complied with all terms of the Tennessee Consent Order and that the probationary period has been terminated.
      3. The physician shall submit or cause to be submittted quarterly reports of the practice monitor's review of the physician's prescribing by the Tennessee Consent Order to the Georgia Board.
      4. The physician shall pay administrative costs in the amount of $500.00 within thirty days.
    • State: Georgia
    • Failure to keep adequate medical records  (7/21/2010)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Kent Alan Grotefendt, MD License # 27518

      Nature of Complaint

      Between 2004 and 2006 the physician’s documentation of treatment of thirteen patients contains inadequate histories to justify the dosages of controlled substances prescribed. Upon the physician’s awareness of the deficiencies in his practice, the physician voluntarily enrolled in and completed the courses entitled “Prescribing Controlled Drugs; Critical Issues and Common Pitfalls” and “Intensive Course in Medical Record Keeping”. The physician also began incorporating methods to ensure the appropriate treatment of patients requiring chronic pain management and /or referring patients to pain management specialists.

      Action Taken

      For the purpose of avoiding further administrative action, the physician entered into a Consent Order with the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners in which the physician agrees to the following and is not limited to the following.

      1. The physician’s Tennessee Medical License # 27518 is placed on Probation for five years.
      2. The physician shall obtain practice monitoring provided by Affiliated monitors, Inc. and subject to various terms and conditions.
      3. The physician shall pay a Civil Penalty in the amount of $10,000.00.
      4. The physician shall pay the actual and reasonable costs of prosecution this case; said costs not to exceed $3,000.00.
      The Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners takes this action in order to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the State of Tennessee.
    • State: Tennessee

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    E Tn University J H Quillen College Med
    University Tn College Med Chattanooga
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Grotefendt & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Grotefendt's Hospital Quality

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

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