Dr. Richard Depersio, MD

Dr. Richard Depersio, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Richard Depersio, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Powell, TN and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1974 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

7557 Dannaher Dr Ste 220A

Powell, TN 37849

Contact Information

(865) 521-8050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Broken Nose
very high
more than 99% of peers
Facial Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Depersio'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*

80  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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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

  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Memphis City Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Methodist University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • U Tenn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Depersio has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Depersio's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Depersio to family and friends
18 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Depersio'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Great doctor who not only knows what he is doing, but he also will listen to you and take your opinion into consideration. Highly recommend for ANYTHING ENT related, he WILL help you.
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Dr was in the room 3 minutes tops WITH doin a scope down my nose. I felt like he didn't really listen at all about the sympotoms I was having before prescribing Xanax for anxiety. Which I know is not the problem. I got a bill a week later for $150 for the "surgery" he did in less than 20 seconds. I...more
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Went to Dr Depersio for tinnitus/ear ringing. They insisted doing on an expensive hearing test evaluation. After, without ever discussing my tinnitus, Dr Depersio decided to "clean" wax out (another separate billable procedure,not asked for). Instead of a gentle stream of water/solution as Ive had...more
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