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Craig Towers, MD

Dr. Towers is a gynecologist in the Knoxville area.
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Conditions treated

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6.2k doctors
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Dr. Towers saw more pregnancy patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Towers saw more obesity patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Towers saw more drug addiction patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Towers saw more hepatitis C patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Towers saw more clotting disorders patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Towers saw more hepatitis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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4.1k doctors
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Dr. Towers saw more opiate dependence patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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1.9k doctors
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1.9k doctors
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925 doctors
Dr. Towers saw more coagulopathy patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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6.7k doctors
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6.7k doctors
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3.4k doctors
Dr. Towers saw more type 1 diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Towers saw more diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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2.4k doctors
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2.4k doctors
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1.2k doctors
Dr. Towers saw more gestational diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Towers saw more asthma patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Towers saw more high blood pressure (hypertension) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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19k doctors
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Dr. Towers saw more hypothyroidism patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Towers saw more thyroid condition patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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2.5k doctors
Dr. Towers saw ulcerative colitis (UC) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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2.8k doctors
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2.8k doctors
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1.4k doctors
Dr. Towers saw Crohn's disease patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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18k doctors
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Dr. Towers saw more birth defects patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Towers saw more congenital disorders patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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2.5k doctors
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Dr. Towers saw lupus patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Towers saw more anxiety patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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3.2k doctors
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1.6k doctors
Dr. Towers saw hyperthyroidism patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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3.2k doctors
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Dr. Towers saw Graves' disease patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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1.1k doctors
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1.1k doctors
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534 doctors
Dr. Towers saw more Rh incompatibility patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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2.4k doctors
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2.4k doctors
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Dr. Towers saw more polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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12k doctors
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12k doctors
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6.1k doctors
Dr. Towers saw migraine patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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642 doctors
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641 doctors
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320 doctors
Dr. Towers saw more hyperemesis gravidarum patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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3.1k doctors
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3.1k doctors
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1.6k doctors
Dr. Towers saw kidney infection patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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2.0k doctors
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2.0k doctors
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Dr. Towers saw more bleeding during pregnancy patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Towers saw more hormonal imbalance patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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C-section rate

Dr. Towers’s C-section rate is higher than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Towers 46%
Predicted for his patients 34%
Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

To help you understand how Dr. Towers’s C-section rate compares to a typical pregnancy doctor:

  1. We first measure the actual C-section rate for the pregnant patients Dr. Towers treats.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who deliver babies, using a data-driven model to predict the C-section rate for patients like Dr. Towers’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Towers’s C-section rate is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Towers sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

University Urology - PC
1928 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920
438 miles away
Office
1930 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920
438 miles away
University of Tennessee Medical Center
1924 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920
438 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Kansas (Wichita)/Wesley Program
    RESIDENCY
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1981

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Obstetrics & Gynecology
    3. Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Obstetrics & Gynecology

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MedCost
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield