Dr. Melody Tharp, MD

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Family Medicine | Female

Dr. Melody Tharp, MD

Dr. Melody Tharp, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Clinton, TN. She is 40 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Tharp is affiliated with Physicians Regional Medical Center and Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

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Dr. Tharp's Reviews

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3.7
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Tharp'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
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Clinton, TN |
I've been with Summit Medical since 2007. Doctors have changed a couple times, due to reasons I'm unaware of. However, Dr. Melody Tharp is now my primary care physician & has been for the last 5 yrs or so. I am EXTREMELY pleased with her & love that she takes her time with me (I never feel as if I'm in an assembly line, like you do with some doctors). She is hard to set an appointment with but she is DEFINITELY worth the wait! Thanks Dr. Tharp for your ear & for the care you give to me & my kids
in Lake City, TN |
This Office is more like a Minute Clinic than a real doctor's office. I was a patient here for over one year and had never been able to schedule an appointment with Dr. Tharp...only nurse practitioners. It is against their policy to prescribe pain medications for ANY REASON. I have ruptured disk in my back, bone spurs, bulging disk have had 3 kidney stones while under their care. I had to see a specialist for pain medication.UNLESS YOUR'E JUST LOOKING FOR A FLU SHOOT, FIND ANOTHER DR.!!!!!
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  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Family Practice

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Education

  • Medical School
    UNIV OF TN HLTH SCI CTR

    Graduated in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Family Medicine

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