Dr. Rakesh Chandra, MD

Dr. Rakesh Chandra, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Rakesh Chandra, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland in 1997 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

2611 W End Ave Ste 210

Nashville, TN 37203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Chandra'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

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

71  Conditions Treated


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18  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery

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.


  • University Of Maryland
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chandra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chandra's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chandra's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Find Dr. Chandra a very responsive physician; professional and exceptionally patient oriented. Explains medical issues well. Exemplifies all the best in Vanderbilt's health care standards.
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Dr. Chandra is a very kind and patient man. He listened to my issues and offered a treatment plan after reviewing my medical history. His was a second opinion, - for surgery - the same as the first doctor I had visited for severe recurring sinus infections. Dr. Chandra took the time to explain the...more
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I went to Dr Chandra from Knoxville on referral. He was second choice of doctors here. He did surgery in March & was sure it would fix the problem. After surgery my symptoms were not improved. He sent me to a neurologist who found no problem there. I still have the infection in my sinus, but...more
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