Dr. Anitha Dhar, MD
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Family Medicine | Female

Care Philosophy

Compassionate & Caring Family Physician

Biography

Dr. Anitha Dhar, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Smyrna, TN. She has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Dhar is affiliated with Tristar Stonecrest Medical Center and Williamson Medical Center.

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    Dr. Dhar's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dhar to family and friends
    3.9
    based on 18 total surveys (7 with reviews)
    Dr. Dhar's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (7)
    in Murfreesboro, TN |
    She takes her time and listens!
    in Murfreesboro, TN |
    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.
    Murfreesboro, TN |
    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.
    Murfreesboro, TN |
    Excellent care, love the doctor, staff and office!!!
    in Murfreesboro, TN |
    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!
    in Smyrna, TN |
    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.
    in Murfreesboro, TN |
    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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    Dr. Dhar's Care Philosophy

    Compassionate & Caring Family Physician

    Dr. Dhar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Family Medicine
    •  Board certified in Family Practice
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

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

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    Board Certifications

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    • Family Practice

    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Allergies
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Anxiety
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias
    • Asthma
    • Autoimmune Inner Ear Diseases
    • Benign Positional Vertigo
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Deafness
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetes Type 1
    • Diabetes Type 2
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Disorders
    • Ear Infection
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
    • Headache
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Disease in Women
    • Hemorrhoids
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypotension
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Labyrinthitis
    • Lipid Disorders
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Mastodynia
    • Meniere's Disease
    • Menopause
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Miscarriages
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mole
    • Obesity
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pneumonia
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Sexual Dysfunction
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Skin Lesion
    • Syncope
    • Tinnitus
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Trichomoniasis
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
    • Vertigo
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Yeast Infections

    Education

    • Medical School
      Jjm Med Coll Hosp

      Graduated in 1990

    • Internship Hospital
      Jjm Med Coll Hosp

      Completed in 1990

      Mysore University / Mysore Medical College

      Completed in 1991

    • Residency Hospital
      Fort Wayne Medical Education Program

      Completed in 1997

    • Undergraduate School
      Mysore University / Mysore Medical College

      Graduated in 1991

    • Other Education
      Ft.Wayne Medical Education Program

      Completed in 1999

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Bosnian
    • Hindi
    • Kannada
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Family Medicine
    • Adult Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Pediatrics

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Ankle–Brachial Index Test
    • Audiometry
    • Biopsy
    • Blood Pressure Management
    • Blood Sugar Monitoring
    • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
    • Breast Exam
    • Chronic Diabetes Management
    • Depression Treatment
    • Diabetic Evaluation
    • Earwax Removal
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Employment Physical Examination
    • Evoked Potential Test
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Excisional Biopsy
    • Executive Physical Examination
    • Flu Shot
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Hair Removal
    • Immunization
    • Insurance Physical Examination
    • Joint Injection
    • Lab Service
    • Mole Removal
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Physical Examination
    • Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Smoking Cessation Treatment
    • Spirometry
    • Sports Physical Examination
    • Stitches
    • Strep Test
    • Urinalysis
    • Vaccination
    • Wart Removal
    • Well Baby Care
    • Wellness Examination