Dr. Teresa Tarrant, MD

RheumatologyFemaleAge 51

Dr. Teresa Tarrant, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Durham, NC. She is affiliated with University of North Carolina Hospital. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tarrant to book an appointment.

Dr. Tarrant

Duke Signature Care South Durham

234 Crooked Creek Pkwy Durham, NC 27713
Telehealth services available

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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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  • Hospital Satisfaction
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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Tarrant's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Joint Fluid Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tarrant performs Joint Fluid Test more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Tarrant performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Bone Density Scan
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tarrant performs Bone Density Scan more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Tarrant performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Patch Testing
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tarrant performs Patch Testing more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Tarrant performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Tarrant's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Testing
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Asthma
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Fever
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • IgA Deficiency
  • IgM Deficiency
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Immune Disorders
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Limb Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Patch Testing
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
  • Radioallergosorbent Test
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Vasculitis

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(919) 385-3000

Dr. Tarrant accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedCost
MedCost PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Universal American

Dr. Tarrant's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tarrant

2.9

Based on 7 ratings

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
42.857142857142854%
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I was seen by the student doctor for 20 minutes (plus a 5 min exam). He left the room for 3 minutes to translate info to Dr. Tarrant. She came in and immediately, with no follow-up discussion or exam, said she saw notes from another hospital and agreed with a vague, inaccurate diagnosis. When I asked for the diagnostic criteria that I meet for diagnosis to be put in writing, my records were falsified with information never discussed at the appointment to simply support an inaccurate diagnosis (for which I do not meet criteria). TEN falsehoods had to be corrected in my records (completed within 48 hours). Dr Tarrant claims to be a Sjogrens specialist, but had either zero knowledge or interest in the numerous studies (Mayo, NIH, Vanderbilt, etc...) that show SSA/B antibodies are only positive in about 40% of Sjogrens patients (a Mayo study shows as low as 10%). A most upsetting experience. Do not recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jul 20, 2021
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Dr Tarrant was fabulous. I had been seen by Dr. Yount (worthless) at UNC Chapel Hill because the wait time to see Dr. Tarrant was several months (she is also a research doctor). But I am happy I waited. She is very compassionate and empathetic--and really cares about the individual as a person. I wasn't just a set of test results and symptoms--I was a whole person. I very much appreciated the time Dr. Tarrant took with me to explain her deductions and recommendations for a course of action.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Alison Kelemen in Wilmington, NC – Jun 02, 2017
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About Me

Biography

Welcome to my practice.  I hope to provide compassionate care to my patients who suffer from one or more immune disorders.  Improving the health...Read more

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Allergy & Immunology

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Florida
Medical School
2005
Duke University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2001
Duke University Hospital
Residency Hospital
2000
Duke University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1993
Dartmouth College
Undergraduate School
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Awards

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What are Dr. Teresa Tarrant, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Tarrant frequently treats Joint Fluid Test, Bone Density Scan, and Patch Testing. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Tarrant treats.

Where is Dr. Teresa Tarrant, MD's office located?

Dr. Tarrant's office is located at 234 Crooked Creek Pkwy, Durham, NC 27713. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Practice

Duke Signature Care South Durham234 Crooked Creek Pkwy Durham, NC 27713
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Affiliated Hospitals

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University of North Carolina Hospital

Chapel Hill, NC

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)