Dr. Kent Grotefendt, MD

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Family Medicine | Male

Memorial Family Med Ooltewah 6401 Mountain View Rd Ste 109 Ooltewah, TN 37363 Get Directions
Dr. Kent Grotefendt, MD
Dr. Kent Grotefendt, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Ooltewah, TN. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Grotefendt is affiliated with Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Grotefendt's Care Philosophy

?I consider my patients like family and treat them as such in my practice.?

Dr. Grotefendt's Experience

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Dr. Grotefendt accepts 11 insurance carriers

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Dr. Grotefendt's Reviews

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3.7
based on 23 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Grotefendt's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Old Hickory |
I have been going to Dr. G for about 10 years and I think he is absolutely wonderful. I have chronic bronchitis and do not always have a need to go to the office. He is very understanding and will prescribe what I need and never over prescribes. I am now living in Nashville and wish I could have brought him with me. I do agree that Marlene was a sweetheart and his new nurse not so much. How ever the new staff since moving to the Ooltewah office is hands down the best office staff.....ever!
Greenville, SC |
I've been going to Dr G. For 15 years now, I'm thankful for him and I trust him
in New York, NY |
Dr. Grotefendt listens to his patients and takes their opinions into consideration.
in Tennessee |
Dr G himself is an adequate physician. When my visits to Dr G initially started he and his staff were very attentive to my needs and very respectable. After my first year as a patient things changed and so did the staff. His previous nurse Miss Merlene was fabulous but his new nurse nor the good Dr. will even return phone calls anymore. I have recommended many people to Dr. G in the past but will no longer do that.
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Dr. Grotefendt's Care Philosophy

?I consider my patients like family and treat them as such in my practice.?

Dr. Grotefendt's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

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    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Grotefendt has 1 board action

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    What are board actions
    • Disciplinary action in another state (10/6/2015)
    • Action Taken: Probation Terminated (Ended)
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Georgia
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Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Syncope

Education

  • Medical School
    Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    E Tn University J H Quillen College Med
    University Tn College Med Chattanooga

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Spirometry
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination