Dr. Edward Primka III, MD

Dr. Edward Primka III, MD

Mohs Micrographic Surgery •  Male • Age 55

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Edward Primka III, MD is a Mohs Micrographic Surgery Specialist in Farragut, TN. He is affiliated with medical facilities Physicians Regional Medical Center and University of Tennessee Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Primka III to book an appointment.


Locations

Dermatology Associates of Knoxville, Affiliate of Anne Arundel Dermatology

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Dermatology Associates of Knoxville - Farragut11416 Grigsby Chapel Rd Ste 100 Farragut, TN 37934
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Dermatology Associates of Knoxville - Dowell Springs1450 Dowell Springs Blvd Ste 210 Knoxville, TN 37909
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Dr. Primka III's Reviews

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4.4

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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (9)
  • Office environment (9)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (9)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (8)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (2)
  • Staff wasn't friendly (2)
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He’s done 4 MOHS on me. Two each time. Friday I go for my 5th. No one sees the scars nor the fact he reattached my nostril. You can’t do ANY better period. I wish they would let us post pictures. It’s amazing !
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(865) 316-6729

Dr. Primka III accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
American Republic
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
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HealthyBlue 2.0
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
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Tricare
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Choice Plus POS
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Primka III's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Primka III performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Primka III performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Excision of Skin Lesion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Primka III performs Excision of Skin Lesion more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Primka III performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Skin Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Primka III treats Skin Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Primka III treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
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Dr. Primka III's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Birthmark
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cold Sore
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hair Conditions
  • Hair Loss
  • Hidradenitis
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lipomas
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Warts

About Me

Biography

Edward Primka attended college at Wake Forest University. He went on to graduate from medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with Honors and Distinction. The next decade was spent at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio,...Read more

Specialties

  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Cleveland Clinic
Residency Hospital
University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Medical School
Wake Forest University
Undergraduate School

Awards

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Physicians Regional Medical Center

Knoxville, TN

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

University of Tennessee Medical Center

Knoxville, TN

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)