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Dr. Christopher Rathfoot, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery*
3.7 (27)
Map Pin Small Knoxville, TN
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Christopher Rathfoot, MD

Dr. Christopher Rathfoot, MD is an Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Specialist in Knoxville, TN. They specialize in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, has 32 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. They graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and is affiliated with University of Tennessee Medical Center and Tennova Healthcare North Knoxville Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Rathfoot an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Rathfoot works at Practice in Knoxville, TN with other offices in Powell, TN. They frequently treat conditions like Dysphagia, Acute Sinusitis and TMJ along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Rathfoot's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    1932 Alcoa Hwy Ste 160, Knoxville, TN 37920 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 521-8050
  2. 2
    Office
    7680 Dannaher Dr, Powell, TN 37849 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 521-8050
  3. 3
    Trinity Medical Associates PC
    220 Fort Sanders West Blvd Ste 101, Knoxville, TN 37922 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 521-8050

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  • University of Tennessee Medical Center
  • Tennova Healthcare North Knoxville Medical Center

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Dysphagia
Acute Sinusitis
TMJ
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Acute Tonsillitis
Pharyngeal Candidiasis
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Vertigo
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Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Pharyngitis
Sinusitis
Tonsillitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Rhinitis
Broken Nose
Candidal Otitis Externa
Cervical Vertigo
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Adenotonsillitis
Chronic Pharyngitis
Chronic Rhinitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Conductive Hearing Loss
Deviated Septum
Dizziness
Earwax Buildup
Enlarged Turbinates
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Facial Fracture
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Laryngeal Cancer
Meniere's Disease
Mixed Hearing Loss
Nasal Polyp
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Nosebleed
Oral Cancer
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Perforated Eardrum
Salivary Gland Cancer
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sleep Apnea
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Sudden Idiopathic Hearing Loss
Suppurative Otitis Media
Throat Pain
Thrush
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Thyroid Cancer
Tinnitus
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Tongue Cancer
Tonsil Cancer
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Adenoidectomy
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Desensitization
Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Ear Tube Placement
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Rhinoseptoplasty
Tracheal Surgery
Trigeminal Nerve Block
Wound Repair
Acoustic Nerve Disorder
Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Obstructive Laryngitis
Adenoiditis
Anosmia
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Bell's Palsy
Black Hairy Tongue
Bone Cancer
Chronic Adenoid Infection
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Nasopharyngitis
Cleft Lip and Palate
Common Cold
Cough
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Deafness
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Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
Ear Abscess
Ear Ache
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Ear Cancer
Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Cancer
Facial Nerve Disorder
Geographic Tongue
Glossopharyngeal Nerve Disorder
Gum Cancer
Headache
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Hearing Loss Due to Noise
Hyperacusis
Hyperparathyroidism
Labyrinthine Dysfunction
Labyrinthitis
Laryngitis
Leukoplakia
Lip Cancer
Loss of Smell and Taste
Loss of Taste
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
Malignant Otitis Externa
Maxillary and Malar Fractures
Nose Cancer
Oral or Facial Cleft
Orbital Fracture
Osteosarcoma
Otosclerosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pharyngolaryngitis
Postnasal Drip
Salivary Gland Cyst
Sjögren's Syndrome
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Tongue-Tie
Tracheitis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vocal Cord Polyp
Wheezing
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Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Audiometry
Balloon Sinuplasty
Carotid Ultrasound
Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
Cochlear Implant Insertion
Dacryocystorhinostomy
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Facial Bone
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Glossectomy
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Lip, Excision or Resection
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Oral Cancer Screening
Parathyroidectomy
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Puncture Aspiration
Radiofrequency Ablation Turbinate
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Scan
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tonsillectomy
Ultrasound, Thyroid
Uvulectomy
Vestibule and Floor of Mouth Excision or Destruction
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    3.7
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    Based on 27 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

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    • 32 years of experience
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    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1497839757
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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    Dr. Rathfoot has seen patients for Dysphagia, Acute Sinusitis and TMJ, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Rathfoot on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    27 patients have reviewed Dr. Rathfoot. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rathfoot.

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