Dr. Thomas Namey, MD

Dr. Thomas Namey, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Thomas Namey, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Washington Univ Sch Of Med in 1973 and specializes in rheumatology and nuclear medicine.

501 20th St Ste 109

Knoxville, TN 37916

Contact Information

(865) 549-4250

Insurance Accepted

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

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2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Nuclear Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Nuclear Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Nuclear Medicine*

14  Conditions Treated

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.


  • Washington Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Montreal Genl Hosp-McGill U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Montreal Genl Hosp-McGill U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • U Ala Sch Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Usc Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • U Ala Sch Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Namey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Namey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Namey to family and friends
43 total reviews (6 have comments)

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Dr. Namey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Misdiagnosed, ended up in hospital severe times and rehabilitation center due to some effects of unnecessary medication's. Went to a new rheumatologist and told them we would sign for previous treatment records and they stated that DR Namey never sends his records when requested. I would advise to...more
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Accurately diagnosed what other physician's missed. He spends time with his patients. He listens and is caring. He is also the most intelligent physician I have had. Trust his diagnosis and treatment plan. It works! He has had me in remission for years.
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Was treated for a diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis /psoriatic arthritis for over 1 1/2 years with antibiotics. I questioned the safety of taking antibiotics on a long term basis. He responded by asking if I would rather end up taking biologics or DMARDS. I sought a 2nd opinion. I was...more
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I wish I was half as smart as Dr. Namey. I didn't realize how bad I felt until after this wonderful human treated me. I have been to doctor after doctor and nothing was helping. It was always the same advice, use heat and take flexeril. dr Namey was the first to offer a preventative treatment that...more
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Dr. Namey is the best for a multitude of different diseases. He is extremely knowledgable and friendly. He also takes the time to know exactly what is going on instead of popping into the room and leaving. I can tell he really cares about his patients.
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