Dr. Thea Cross, MD

Dr. Thea Cross, MD

Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 43
(31)
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Dr. Thea Cross, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Knoxville, TN. She is 43 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

930 E Emerald Ave Ste 511

Knoxville, TN 37917

Contact Information

(865) 647-3550

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Migraine
very high
more than 97% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cross "I believe that educating patients about their evaluation and treatment options allows them to be active participants in their healthcare."
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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

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

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Procedures

  • 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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • East Tennessee State University / Quillen College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cross has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cross' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cross to family and friends
3.0
based on 31 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Cross' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Sevierville, tn |
She doesn't spend much time in the room. But her staff is BEYOND amazing. I've never had nurses continue to keep me updated on insurance progress and work so hard to get me the medicine I needed to get covered.
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Loudon, TN |
I would never recommend the doctor for anything. She was rude, hateful and diagnosed me wrong even after being sent records from the neurosurgeon.
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in Knoxville, TN |
Dr. Cross is a fantastic physician and has been a continuing source of care along my path for recovery. I had a hemorrhagic stroke 8 months ago and it has been a long road. She seemed to be focused on my heart so I didn't really know what to think. Of course she knew what she was doing. I...more
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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...more
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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.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cross accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Navigate HMO

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Blount Memorial Hospital
907 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy
Maryville, TN 37804
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