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Dr. David Sexton, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Sexton

Dr. David Sexton, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.


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(865) 546-5477

Dr. Sexton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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MultiPlan
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sexton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ear Ache
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sexton treats Ear Ache more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sexton treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sexton treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sexton treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Earwax Buildup
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sexton treats Earwax Buildup more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sexton treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sexton's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Frenectomy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Sexton, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

1986
U Tenn
Residency Hospital
1983
Methodist University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1982
Methodist University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1981
University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine
Medical School
1986
1983
1982
1981

Awards

Dr. Sexton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sexton

3.2

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(6)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
16.666666666666668%
(2)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(4)

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Only part of my review made it online. It's the one dated Jan 11 2019. We had the appt 2nd one for my 85 yr old mother. They said they did not take her insurance. I called ins company and verified they did. I only wanted to get wax removed from her ears. She had to use the bathroom at the...Read More
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Avoid - terrible bedside manner and attitute.
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He didn't solve my problem. After he did surgery and that didn't address problems I was having breathing during sleep I was referred on to a sleep specialist. Now I suspect that the sinus surgery was unnecessary. My first trip into his office following surgery I noticed they had a sign by the...Read More
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First, he made me feel very much at ease and he was very knowledgable. Significantly, he doesn't use packing for septoplasty! You will find his mannerisms and courtesies to be superior. Doctor Sexton will give you all the time you need and will address all your questions and issues. Great job!
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