Dr. David Sexton, MD

Dr. David Sexton, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. David Sexton, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from UNIV OF TN HLTH SCI CTR in 1981 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

501 20th St Ste 204

Knoxville, TN 37916

Contact Information

(865) 546-5477

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Sexton'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*

66  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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

  • UNIV OF TN HLTH SCI CTR
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Methodist University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Methodist University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • U Tenn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sexton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sexton's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sexton to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
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Dr. Sexton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...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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