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Dr. Dewey McWhirter, MD

Sleep Medicine*
3.1 (10)
Map Pin Small Knoxville, TN
Accepting new patients
22 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Dewey McWhirter, MD

Dr. Dewey McWhirter, MD is a Sleep Medicine Specialist in Knoxville, TN. They specialize in Sleep Medicine, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurology. They graduated from Medical University of South Carolina and is affiliated with Tennova Healthcare North Knoxville Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. McWhirter an average 3.1 star rating.

Dr. McWhirter works at Practice in Knoxville, TN with other offices in Powell, TN. They frequently treat conditions like Sleep Apnea and Insomnia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. McWhirter's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Tennova Sleep Center - Turkey Creek
    10800 Parkside Dr Ste 202, Knoxville, TN 37934 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 218-7463
  2. 2
    Sleep Associates of East Tennessee Pllc
    7540 Dannaher Dr Ste 300, Powell, TN 37849 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 859-7800
  3. 3
    7557 Dannaher Dr Ste 240, Powell, TN 37849 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 862-5460
  4. 4
    Tranquility Sleep Specialists Plc
    7323 Chapman Hwy Ste 160, Knoxville, TN 37920 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 647-3860

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  • Tennova Healthcare North Knoxville Medical Center

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    • Aetna
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    About Dr. Dewey McWhirter, MD

    • Sleep Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, German
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    • 1215050117
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    Education & Certifications

    • Cleveland Clinic
    • Emory University Hospital
    Medical Education
    • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Bowdoin College
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurology and Sleep Medicine
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    Dr. Dewey McWhirter, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. McWhirter is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. McWhirter has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. McWhirter has seen patients for Sleep Apnea and Insomnia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. McWhirter on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    10 patients have reviewed Dr. McWhirter. The overall rating for this provider is 3.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. McWhirter.

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