Dr. Ross Kerns, MD

Dr. Ross Kerns, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
(9)
Save
Dr. Ross Kerns, MD is an oncology specialist in Athens, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from East Tennessee State University/James H Quillen College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in oncology and medical oncology.

1031 W Madison Ave

Athens, TN 37303

Contact Information

(865) 693-2255

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Kerns

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Anemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Kerns'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

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

83  Conditions Treated

Less
Read Less

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

  • East Tennessee State University/James H Quillen College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Ky
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kerns has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kerns does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kerns and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kerns' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kerns to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kerns' 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 (2)

Dr. Kerns is an amazing physician! He has treated my father four times now with his recurring lymphoma. I wouldn't want anyone else to treat my dad. He is wise, considerate and caring- I doubt there is a better oncologist in this area!
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
I have been a patient of Dr. Kerns since 2001. He saw me the first time and asked me to go home and think of any questions about my diagnosis. I returned and he sent me to Vanderbilt for another opinion. I have always felt very happy with Dr. Kerns and his staff. He listens and is...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option2thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Image of Dr. Kerns
Are you Dr. Kerns?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Breast Surgical Oncology
(15)
Radiation Oncology
(7)