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Dr. Anitha Dhar, MD

Family Medicine ·  Female

Dr. Dhar

Dhar Family Medicine

537 Stonecrest Pkwy Ste 100 Smyrna, TN 37167

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Dr. Anitha Dhar, MD is a family medicine specialist in Smyrna, TN and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from JJM Med Coll Hosp in 1990 and specializes in family medicine, adult medicine, and more.

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(615) 625-7777

Dr. Dhar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
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Choice POS
Choice PPO
Assurant Health
Assurant Health PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access PPO
Blue Care Network
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Shield Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage Choice Plus PPO
Medicare Blue PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Blue Network P
TennCare Select & CoverKids
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
Choice Care
Choice Care PPO
Choice PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Healthy Kids
Medicaid (21 and over)
Medicaid (under 21)
Signature Health Alliance
TriCare for Life
Golden Rule PPO
Healthy Kids
Medicare Advantage
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UHCCP AmeriChoice TN - TennCare, Secure Plus Complete
United Healthcare
United Healthcare PPO

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Dr. Dhar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anemia
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Ankle–Brachial Index Test
  • Anxiety
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Audiometry
  • Autoimmune Inner Ear Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Biopsy
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Diabetes Management
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Depression Treatment
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Earwax Removal
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Employment Physical Examination
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Executive Physical Examination
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Flu Shot
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gout
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hair Loss
  • Hair Removal
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease in Women
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • High Cholesterol
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Insurance Physical Examination
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lab Service
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Miscarriages
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mole
  • Mole Removal
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Smoking Cessation Treatment
  • Sore Throat
  • Spirometry
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stitches
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Test
  • Swine Flu
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulcer
  • Urinalysis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wart Removal
  • Warts
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

Compassionate & Caring Family Physician


  • Family Medicine
  • Adult Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications


Ft.Wayne Medical Education Program
Fort Wayne Medical Education Program
Residency Hospital
Mysore University / Mysore Medical College
Internship Hospital
Mysore University / Mysore Medical College
Undergraduate School
JJM Med Coll Hosp
Internship Hospital
JJM Med Coll Hosp
Medical School


  • Bosnian
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Spanish


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctor Ruthie Award, 2008
  • America's Most Compassionate Doctor, 2010

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My first visit was great! The scheduling was a breeze, wait time wasn't long, the nurses and staff were great! Dr Dhar listen to me and seemed to be very understanding to my complaints. I hope that we have an everlasting relationship! Yes I would recommend her!
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Dr Dhar does not listen she does what ever she wants and prescribe you whatever meds not pertaining to your symptoms will diagnose you wrong you will have to see another doctor to get diagnose right she’s a lier you don’t want to work for her or be a patient terrible terrible terrible
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I love Dr. Dehar! She never rushes you. She listen very well and take time to get you what you need.
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She's awesome ??
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This office is very slow to respond, they never return calls or answer the phone. It's apparent the staff are overworked or her patient load is too much to handle. Beware and be cautious that it could take several days before you hear back from them. they don't call in prescriptions as promised.
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She takes her time and listens!
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Dr. Dhar LISTENS. That is something missing in so many doctors today. She cares. Dr. Dhar has been my Primary Care Physician for years and I wouldn't consider going anywhere else.
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I have had great experiences with Dr.Dhar and her staff. She is very good at explaining everything that comes up during a visit, and is very non-judgemental and professional when asking questions about my lifestyle and health. The only thing I would give as advice to potential patients is that the visits are very straight to the point , so if you have multiple concerns you should mention them when you schedule the appointment.
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Excellent care, love the doctor, staff and office!!!
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Dr. Dhar and her staff are wonderful! I have been going to her for over 5 years and she has always treated me with respect and I feel like she always listens to my concerns. Office is very clean and staff is very friendly! I highly recommend going to Dr. Dhar for all of your healthcare needs!
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I have gone to see Dr Dhar a handful of times in the past year. The first time I saw her, I hadn't been to a Dr in 3 yrs, since my son was born. I asked for a physical because I just felt like something was off in my body. Without doing blood work or anything, she told me I was being paranoid and prescribed me antidepressants. Later I went to the er & was told I had cysts on my ovaries. Fast fwd 6 months later, I go back to dhar for more cyst problems & she prescribes IBS med, Er fixed that too.
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Dr. Dhar has been our family doctor since about 2006. She is caring and compassionate and efficient, and I always feel she listens to my input. If I struggle with compliance I am encouraged rather than judged. I am made a part of every medical decision and she makes sure I understand the plan and answers any questions I have. She uses the computer well, by which I mean it doesn't get in the way of the face-to-face interaction but everything is documented by the time our session is through.
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Dhar Family Medicine

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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