Dr. Anitha Dhar, MD

Dr. Anitha Dhar, MD


Family Medicine | Female

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Dr. Dhar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
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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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Dhar has no media or publications listed.

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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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


  • 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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bosnian
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Spanish

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  • 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