Dr. Jay Werkhaven, MD

Dr. Jay Werkhaven, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Jay Werkhaven, MD is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University in 1982 and specializes in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat).

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
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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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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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

52  Conditions Treated


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21  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • 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.


  • 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
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Werkhaven's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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