Dr. Deanna Elsea, MD

Dr. Deanna Elsea, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 48
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Deanna Elsea, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Oakland, TN and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in internal medicine.

7243 Highway 64

Oakland, TN 38060

Contact Information

(901) 465-2227

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Elsea's Experience

Dr. Elsea's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Elsea "I believe in treating the whole person in a compassionate manner. I try to keep as much care centered at the Primary Care office as possible."


  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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 Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Methodist Hopsitals Of Tennessee
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Methodist Hospitals Of Memphis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elsea has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elsea's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elsea to family and friends
based on 53 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

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Dr. Elsea's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Elsea Says:

(positive) Thank you for the opportunity to be your physician. I enjoy getting to know my patients so that I can provide them with the best medical care possible. (negative) We are working on improving our wait times. Many of DR Elsea's patients are complicated and require more time, but the nurse practitioners are available for those who need to be seen more rapidly. Thanks for your patience.

Patient Comments (19)

in Oakland, TN
When we moved to Oakland 4 years ago we never dreamed we would find a physician like Dr Elsea. She is amazing. She is so patient and understanding and such a great doctor. We need more doctors like her. I highly recommend her.
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in Oakland,TN
My husband, Larry Miller, and I have been patients of Dr Elsea since we moved to the area four years ago. We have always been very pleased with the treatment we have received from Dr Elsea and her staff. They always work very hard to assist us in any way possible. They are all very kind,...more
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in Somerville,TN
Dr. Elsea and office staff were awesome. I was a new patient and walked in on Friday afternoon without an appointment to a very busy office. I was expecting to be turned away but that was not the case. I was offered an appointment within a couple of hours and was taken back even sooner than...more
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in Somerville TN
Excellent doctor. Takes the time to answer all question that you have.
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in Oakland, TN
Dr. Elsea is a wonderful physician, she takes time to listen to you and treats you with great care and concern. If you have an urgent need her office will get you right in to see her and will schedule you for follow-up appointments if necessary. I would highly recommend her to everyone if you...more
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