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We found 8 rheumatologists who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Knoxville, TN.

Dr. Thomas Curtis Namey, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
200 E Blount Avenue; Suite 300
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. Thomas Namey's specialty is adult rheumatology. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Namey is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with McGill University for residency. He is affiliated with the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

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Dr. Christy C Park, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
1932 Alcoa Highway; Suite C-550
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. Christy Park is a Knoxville, TN physician who specializes in adult rheumatology. Clinical interests for Dr. Park include osteoporosis and rheumatic diseases. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Park takes. She attended the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Evanston Hospital and McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University for residency. Dr. Park is affiliated with the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Osteoporosis, Rheumatic Diseases

Dr. Gary L Klipple, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
1928 Alcoa Highway; Suite 205
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. Gary Klipple, who practices in Knoxville, TN, is a medical specialist in adult rheumatology. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Klipple include osteoporosis and rheumatic diseases. Dr. Klipple takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Klipple trained at Brooke Army Medical Center for residency. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Osteoporosis, Rheumatic Diseases

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
4707 Papermill Drive; Suite 200
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. Marcin Gornisiewicz is an adult rheumatology specialist in Knoxville, TN. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Gornisiewicz is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Medical University of Warsaw.

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Dr. Naveen T Raj, DO
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
1932 Alcoa Highway; Suite 550
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. Naveen Raj works as a rheumatologist. After attending Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Raj completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
4707 Papermill Drive; Suite 200
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. Robert Capps is a specialist in adult rheumatology. Dr. Capps honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
4707 Papermill Drive; Suite 200
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. Jay Warrrick is an adult rheumatology specialist. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Warrrick studied medicine at East Carolina University, The Brody School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
4707 Papermill Drive; Suite 200
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. Tonya Baker works as an adult rheumatologist. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Baker accepts.

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What is Rheumatology?

Rheumatology is the medical specialty that is concerned with arthritis and other diseases of inflammation. Inflammation can occur anywhere in the body, but it is most common in the joints and connective tissues. Arthritis, which occurs in the joints, is also a very common condition, so rheumatology is strongly associated with joint care. But rheumatology is about more that just arthritis. Other conditions that a rheumatologist might treat include:
  • Lupus, a chronic inflammatory disease
  • Ankylosing spondylitis, inflammation at the base of the spine
  • Sjogren’s syndrome, an autoimmune disorder that stops production of tears and saliva
  • Fibromyalgia, a disorder causing widespread, chronic pain and fatigue

Pediatric rheumatologists are doctors that specialize in treating inflammatory diseases in children. Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and other inflammatory diseases can begin even in childhood, and can cause a unique set of problems for active and growing children.

Rheumatologists use patient symptoms as well as lab tests and imaging tests such as MRIs to diagnose disease. Treatment varies widely depending on the diagnosis, but it may include physiotherapy (to improve motion, ability, and function) or medications. Commonly prescribed medications include anti-inflammatories such as NSAIDS (e.g. Tylenol, Ibuprofen) and steroids, or immune system suppressants such as methotrexate and TNF inhibitor medications (e.g. Enbrel, Humira). The goal is always to increase the patient’s ability to move without pain and to reduce the need for future treatment.