Dr. Edward Primka III, MD

Dr. Edward Primka III, MD

Dermatology  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Edward Primka III, MD is a dermatologist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in dermatology and mohs micrographic surgery.

939 E Emerald Ave Ste 705

Knoxville, TN 37917

Contact Information

(865) 524-2547

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CHAMPVA
  • 30 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Basal Cell Carcinoma
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Primka III'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.

2  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

60  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

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

  • University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Cleveland Clinic Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Primka III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Primka III's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Primka III to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Primka III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

At 60, a female, and a little vain, I was mortified to learn I had cancer on both sides of my nose. It helped not at all that a man here in town has no nose. Afraid I would be like him or best case scenario, be forced to live with huge black burns on my face, it was a relief when Dr Primka assured...more
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