Dr. Thea J. Cross, MD

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Dr. Thea J. Cross, MD

Neurology | Female

Blount Neurology 1131 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville, TN 37804 Get Directions
(865) 981-2080

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      Experience with Dr. Cross
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (27)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (27)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (27)
      Dr. Cross' Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Union County, TN |
      I went to see Dr. Cross for help with migraines and Thoracic outlet syndrome, which I had already had surgery for, but my surgeon wanted it to be managed by a neuro. She acted like she didn't even know what TOS was, never even touched me or examined me, and just increased medications for my migraines. I am an RN and feel as if I could have done a better job at taking care of this. I've worked with many doctors and Dr. Cross did NOT impress me at all. I will not be going back to this office.
      in Maryville, TN |
      Does not listen. Spent maybe five minutes in room with me. Prescribed medicine I had already taken in past that didn't work. Very disappointing experience.
      in Maryville, TN |
      Dr. Cross is the most caring and compassionate doctor I have ever had. She is top notch in every way.
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      Specialties

      • Neurology

      Board Certifications

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      • Neurology

      Conditions Treated

      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Alzheimer's Disease
      • Aneurysm
      • Anterior Horn Disease
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • Autonomic Dysreflexia
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebral Hemorrhage
      • Cerebral Palsy
      • Cerebrovascular Disease
      • Chiari's Deformity
      • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
      • Chronic Pain
      • Cluster Headache
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Concussion
      • Confusion
      • Dementia
      • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Diplopia
      • Dystonia
      • Epilepsy
      • Essential Tremor
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Headache
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
      • Insomnia
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lyme Disease
      • Meningiomas
      • Migraine
      • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
      • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
      • Myasthenia Gravis
      • Myelopathy
      • Myoclonus
      • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
      • Nerve Sheath Tumors
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Nystagmus
      • Optic Neuritis
      • Parkinson's Disease
      • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Polymyositis
      • Polyneuropathy
      • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
      • Post-Concussion Syndrome
      • Postherpetic Neuralgia
      • Pseudotumor Cerebri
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Restless Leg Syndrome
      • Seizure Disorders
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Spina Bifida
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Stroke
      • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
      • Subdural Hemorrhage
      • Syncope
      • Tension Headache
      • Thrombosis
      • Torticollis
      • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
      • Tremor
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Tuberous Sclerosis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vertigo
      • Visual Field Defects

      Procedures Performed

      • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
      • EMG (Electromyography)
      • Lumbar Puncture
      • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

      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

      • Medical School
        East Tennessee State University / Quillen College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1999

      • Internship Hospital
        Medical University Of South Carolina
      • Residency Hospital
        Medical University Of South Carolina
      • Undergraduate School
        Vanderbilt University

        Graduated in 1995

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Neurology
      • Board certified in Neurology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Cross' Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

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      Dr. Cross' Care Philosophy

      I believe that educating patients about their evaluation and treatment options allows them to be active participants in their healthcare.