Dr. Robert Clendenin III, MD

Dr. Robert Clendenin III, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
(45)
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Dr. Robert Clendenin III, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and spine physiatry.

4230 Harding Pike Ste 1000

Nashville, TN 37205

Contact Information

(615) 383-2693

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankylosing Spondylitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Clendenin III'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.

2  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Spine Physiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis
  • Upper Back Pain
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14  Procedures

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 1983
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Int Medical Baptist Memorial
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Residential Rehab Parkland Memorial
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Clendenin III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Clendenin III's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Clendenin III to family and friends
45 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

  • 5
    (38)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Clendenin III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

Dr. Clendenin has earned my trust and confidence. He is very professional and I would recommend him to all my family and friends. It is comforting to find a doctor like Dr. Clendenin.
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Dr. Clendenin has helped me over the last 5 yrs avoid any back surgeries. He is an expert in this field. Highly recommend his services.
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As unpleasant as a nerve test is my overall experience at my visit was great I was pleased with the doctor he explained every step of the procedure to me as well as let me know as each step of the procedure was either starting or finished. This was my 3rd nerve test over a period of 28 years also...more
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Excellent experience. Dr. Clendenin and the entire staff were all wonderful.
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Third time I have gone to him for shoulder cortisone injection to treat pain and range of motion issue from football injury I had in high school over 50 years ago. Hardly know when he starts and finishes as his touch and bedside rapport are excellent. Just a nice guy whom I trust and hope to see...more
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