Dr. Jay Werkhaven, MD

Dr. Jay Werkhaven, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jay Werkhaven, MD is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

2200 CHILDREN'S WAY Suite 7201, Doctor's Office Tower

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 94% of peers
Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Broken Nose
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

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

  • Wake Forest University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Illinois
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Illinois, Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Children's Hospital Of Pittsburg
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Werkhaven has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Werkhaven's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Werkhaven to family and friends
3.7
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Werkhaven's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Monterey TN |
First visit to office, staff was awesome HOWEVER I waited 1.5 before being seen by Dr Werkhaven which made me late for next appt Just for him to tell my what I already Knew That my child has Down syndrome. No kidding .. that there was nothing they could do to help with her congestion etc that was her structure because she had Down syndrome! Good answer
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Dr. Werkhaven accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
    Coventry Health Care of Tennessee PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Werkhaven has admitting privileges

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1211 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37232
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