Dr. Bruce Abkes, MD

Dr. Bruce Abkes, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Bruce Abkes, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Johnson City, TN and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1998 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

2340 Knob Creek Rd Ste 704

Johnson City, TN 37604

Contact Information

(423) 929-9101

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Abkes performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Abkes's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

73  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abkes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abkes' Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abkes to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Abkes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Bruce is strieght up people, 5 star. He will tell you whats up weather you like it or not. Unfortunitly i was in a ton of pain when i seen him and a real pain in the neck. He handeled it well. First class guy.
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He is a very thorough doctor. I would recommend him to family and friends. Great doctor!
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