Dr. Dewey McWhirter III, MD

Sleep Medicine  |  
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Age 44
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Dr. Dewey McWhirter III, MD
Dr. Dewey McWhirter III, MD is a sleep medicine doctor who practices in Powell, TN. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. McWhirter III is affiliated with Newport Medical Center, Physicians Regional Medical Center, Jefferson Memorial Hospital and University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Tennova Sleep Center North

7540 Dannaher Dr # 300

Powell, TN 37849

Contact Information

(865) 859-7800

Dr. Dewey McWhirter III, MD

Dr. Dewey McWhirter III, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • 3 More

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Care Philosophy

Patient health and quality of life can be improved by treating sleep disorders.
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Dr. McWhirter III's Experience

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

  • Sleep Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Insomnia
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Cataplexy
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Dystonia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Narcolepsy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Primary Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Secondary Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Sleep Study

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

  • Bowdoin College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Emory University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Emory University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McWhirter III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McWhirter III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McWhirter III to family and friends
3.7
based on 6 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. McWhirter III'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
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Knoxville, TN |
I had been on sleeping pills for years but I was still waking up a lot at night. He found I had sleep apnea and now I'm off the pills and sleeping much better with my CPAP. Very nice doctor who knows his stuff.
in Knoxville, TN |
Dr. Whirter is my 2nd sleep Dr. He helped me fix problems that plagued,me for years. He listened to my complaints and help me get the relief I needed. I highly recommend him.
in Knoxville, TN |
He Doesn't Listen to me. Didn't prescribe what I needed. Didn't review my medical record, didn't check my breathing rhythm. Lousy Doctor!!!!!!!! Do not use!!!!!!
in Knoxville, TN |
I was charged $323 for the visit with a nurse practitioner that lasted approximately 10 min. I was not informed this would be the cost. After my discount I still had to pay $109.44 to speak to the girl. I did not get a sleep study. I will never, ever recommend this doctor's company (Tranquility Sleep Specialists PLC) to anyone. I never met Dr. McWhirter but clearly he thinks it's okay to code a mere consultation as an Outpatient Procedure and then charge you thusly. Shameful!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. McWhirter III accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Care Security PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Secure Horizons
    United Healthcare HMO
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. McWhirter III has admitting privileges

Jefferson Memorial Hospital
110 Hospital Dr
Jefferson City, TN 37760
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Newport Medical Center
435 2nd St
Newport, TN 37821
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Physicians Regional Medical Center
900 E Oak Hill Ave
Knoxville, TN 37917
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University of Tennessee Medical Center
1924 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920
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