Dr. Joe Browder, MD

Dr. Joe Browder, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Joe Browder, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1982 and specializes in pain medicine.

1128 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 100

Knoxville, TN 37909

Contact Information

(865) 579-0552

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Browder'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.

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

51  Conditions Treated

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27  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.


  • Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Thos Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Thos Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Browder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Browder's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Browder to family and friends
28 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Browder'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 (3)

Dr. Browder seems to lack any kind of professional bedside manner. Even going so far as to make backhanded comments about my appearance. With the exception of the nurse practitioner (who was very helpful and kind), every employee that I came in contact with was either rude or apathetic. Overall...more
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Got to see Dr. Browder 2 times each to shame & accuse me of wrong doing & abusing my mess that the NP's I was seeing never mentioned! NP tried to get me to break the rules, Jamie to be exact! Nasty, nasty unhappy woman! Should never be an employee in this sort of field! Hates people, obviously!...more
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I was referred to Dr Browder for an injection by my orthopedic. I have been struggling with pain for over 4 years now. Initially I was very excited that I would finally get the answers I have been looking for. On my third visit was finally able to see the doctor. Was told that there is nothing...more
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