Dr. Mark Bookout, MD

Dr. Mark Bookout, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mark Bookout, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee in 1978 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

4151 Ringgold Rd

Chattanooga, TN 37412

Contact Information

(423) 622-5165

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Tube Placement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Tonsillectomy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ear Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bookout "Dedicated to providing the best care available in the Chattanooga area. Our staff is caring, compassionate, and understanding and we use every means available to diagnose your problem and provide prompt, effective treatment. "
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
64

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • 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
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • TMJ
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • 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

  • University Of Tennessee
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Tennessee
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Internship-University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine At Chattanooga,
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • General Surgery-University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine At Chattanooga,
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Otolaryngology-University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine At Chattanooga,
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Chattanooga County Medical Society
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Fellow (Faao-Hns)American Academy Of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Tennessee Medical Association
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bookout has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bookout's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bookout to family and friends
2.6
based on 16 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Bookout's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Chattanooga, TN |
Dr. Bookout removed my tonsils about 8 yrs. ago. And I have been trying to get in contact with him every since because I've been having problems. Okay finally got in to see him again sent me for a sinus scan and I miss my appointment to come back and do a follow-up on the scan. Finally he told me...more
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in Ooltewah, TN |
Very disappointed ??with Dr Bookout. Dismissed Dillon because his mother was always late or missed the appointment . We did not get his ears ??checked,tube is bothering him .He had an appointment today ,I took off work half a day to make sure he is on time .Doctor refused to take him ,even after I...more
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in Chattanooga, Tn |
I had an appointment at 2:30 today and was exactly on time with my grandson Dillon. I took off from work half a day,loosing money in my business, signed Dillon out of school early. I was told from his primary doctor to be on time and don't miss the appointment because I want have an other one. Ok I...more
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Dr. Bookout accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Tricare
  • Humana
    Choice Care Network PPO
    Tricare
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • Triwest
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus PPO
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Bookout has admitting privileges

Parkridge East Hospital
941 Spring Creek Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37412
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