Dr. Robert D. Ponder, MD

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Specializes in Pediatrics • Male • Age 52

1317 Cumberland Falls Hwy
Corbin, KY 40701
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Dr. Ponder's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
990 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
University of Tennessee Medical Center
1924 Alcoa Highway
Knoxville, TN 37920

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
The Allergy, Asthma and Sinus Center
Corbin, KY
1317 Cumberland Falls Hwy
Corbin, KY 40701
The Allergy, Asthma and Sinus Center
Weisgarber Road
801 N Weisgarber Rd Suite 200
Knoxville, TN 37909
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    Dr. Ponder's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Pediatrics
    • Allergy & Immunology

    Board Certifications

    • Allergy & Immunology, 2013
    • Pediatrics, 1991
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    Background Check for Dr. Ponder

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.
    • 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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    University Louisville Kosair Chldn's Hospital
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    University Louisville Kosair Chldn's Hospital
    Complete in 1991

    Fellowship Hospital

    Med College Of Georgia
    Complete in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ponder & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • 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. Ponder'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 3 hospitals where Dr. Ponder has admitting privileges:

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    • East Tennessee Children's Hospital

    • Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge

    • University of Tennessee Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ponder

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ponder to family and friends

    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Ponder's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 2 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Ponder
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Ponder accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    Less

    Office Locations

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    The Allergy, Asthma and Sinus Center
    Corbin, KY
    1317 Cumberland Falls Hwy
    Corbin, KY 40701
    (606) 526-8108 (Office)
    B
    The Allergy, Asthma and Sinus Center
    Weisgarber Road
    801 N Weisgarber Rd Suite 200
    Knoxville, TN 37909
    (865) 584-8588 (Office)
    C
    The Allergy, Asthma and Sinus Center
    Oak Ridge
    200 New York Ave Suite 250
    Oak Ridge, TN 37830
    (865) 584-0962 (Office)
    D
    60 Crossville Medical Dr Suite 104
    Crossville, TN 38555
    (931) 456-2990 (Office)
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