Dr. Dean Kleto, MD

Dr. Dean Kleto, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Dean Kleto, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in plastic surgery.

9123 Cross Park Dr Ste 100

Knoxville, TN 37923

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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more than 87% of peers
Breast Reduction
more than 84% of peers
Breast Diseases
more than 77% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

11  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer

15  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • 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.


  • University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Duke University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Erlanger Medical Center Baroness Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Jewish Hosp/U Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kleto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kleto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kleto to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kleto'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 Comments (2)

While his surgical skills are excellent, I would not recommend him at least for breast reconstruction after mastectomy. He did not provide sufficient information prior to the surgeries about what could be accomplished and what results should be expected. This led to dissatisfaction on my part...more
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We told him there was something wrong from the first post on appointment,and he would look at her and say everything looks fine to me. Even when she had a staff infection he still said everything looks fine to me. Well 3 months later he finally decided he needed to go back in and see why she wasn't...more
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