Dr. Edward Kahn, MD

Dr. Edward Kahn, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Edward Kahn, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Crossville, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

49 Cleveland St Ste 300

Crossville, TN 38555

Contact Information

(865) 483-8478

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
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Top Care Areas

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

Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Kahn's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kahn " Board certified physician, Dr. Edward Kahn, attended medical school at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida. His specialized training continued during an orthopaedic residency at the University of California in Irvine, where he spent seven years as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and was a consultant for the Long Beach Veteran's Administration. Dr. Kahn is a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and member of the Tennessee Orthopaedic Association. He specializes in back and spine surgery. He is the former Chief of Surgery and Secretary/Treasurer for the medical staff at Methodist Medical Center. Dr. Kahn's local interests also include representation on the Board of Directors for the Children's Museum of Oak Ridge and the Oak Ridge Civic Music Association. Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics offers nine locations to better serve you in Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Lenoir City, Crossville, and Sevierville in East Tennessee. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kahn "Dr. Kahn specializes in adult spine degenerative conditions, such as spinal stenosis, disc herniations and instability involving both the cervical and lumbar spine. He is also one of the leading surgeons in the area in the treatment of osteoporotic compression fractures via kyphoplasty.  He works closely with local pain clinics for the surgical implantation of spinal stimulation units made by Medtronics, St Judes and Boston Scientific as well as pain pumps. Dr. Kahn is a member of the State of Tennessee Medical Impairment Registry board and performs impairment ratings, second opinions, medical record reviews as well as expert testimony.  He's Board certified since 1989 by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery."
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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
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20  Procedures

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 Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Univ Of Ca
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Univ Of Ca
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kahn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kahn's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kahn'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 (12)

Dr. Kahn is a good Doctor who cares for his patients. He will do all he can to make sure he can help you even if he don’t understand all the facts.
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I am very pleased with Dr. Kahn. He is a very good Dr. and a caring one. I have no complaints and well pleased with his service. Thank you Dr. Kahn. I had my surgery a year July 11, and I was very calm about it. He done a great job. I would recommend him to anyone needing surgery. He is very good...more
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Sandra Phillips, thank you for your kind words and this wonderful review!

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Dr.Kahn is a great Dr.I've been seeing him 11 yrs.he does great with surgeries and is proficient with explaining procedures.all I can say is he's GREAT.
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Hello, we really appreciate your feedback!

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Dr Kahn is an excellent surgeon with very good bedside manners! Would recommend very highly.
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If you are having problems with your back I highly recommend Dr. Edward Kahn. My surgery was on 12/2/16, S5-L1 spinal fusion and laminectomy. Pre-surgery he provided excellent info on procedure and expectations. Post-surgery he met with my family to discuss surgery and answered all their...more
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Valarie Basson, thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with Edward K. Kahn, M.D.. We certainly appreciate it!

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