Dr. Sophia Hendrick, MD

Dr. Sophia Hendrick, MD

Pediatric Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Sophia Hendrick, MD is a pediatric dermatology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston in 1982 and specializes in pediatric dermatology.Read her story

6516 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN 37919

Contact Information

(865) 450-9361

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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more than 75% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
more than 63% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
more than 57% of peers

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Dr. Hendrick's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hendrick "Dr. Sophia Hendrick graduated Magna cum Laude with her bachelors degree in Chemistry from Vanderbilt University. She devoted the next two years to biochemistry research at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. She then entered the University of Texas Medical School at Houston; graduating with high honors. She completed her dermatology residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, serving as chief resident her final year. Dr. Hendrick's commitment to Pediatric Dermatology began during medical school and has continued throughout her professional career. In addition to our office location, Dr. Hendrick has maintained a clinic and privileges at East Tennessee Children's Hospital for many years. She has been a member of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology since 1986. Pediatric Dermatology as a sub-specialty became officially recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties in 2004. Dr. Hendrick has been Board Certified in Pediatric Dermatology since that time, and Board Certified in General Dermatology since residency. She is the only Board Certified Pediatric Dermatologist in east Tennessee. Pediatric dermatology not only includes acne, warts, and eczema, but also includes skin infections, genetic syndromes with skin manifestations, tumors, congenital moles as well as other types of birthmarks. Dr. Hendrick has special expertise in the management of congenital vascular lesions which include port-wine stains and hemangiomas. Treatment options may include medication, laser, surgery, or just observation. Dr. Hendrick's expertise in these areas has allowed her to be selected by her peers as one of Knoxville's Top Docs for the past ten years. Dr. Hendrick and her husband have been members of the Knoxville community for over thirty years, raising each of their three daughters in Knoxville. Her special interests are wide-ranging including photography, music, travel and hog-calling."
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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Dermatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Pediatric Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

39  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

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

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  • University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • St Josephs Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • U Tex Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Sophia Hendrick, MD
I think that Dr. Hendrick is one of the finest MD's that I have seen. She has been outstanding in her treatment of my skin cancers.
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