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Denise Rivers

Dr. Rivers is a nephrologist in the Knoxville area. She is affiliated with University of Tennessee Medical Center and 4 more hospitals.
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Dr. Rivers saw more chronic kidney disease patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Rivers saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Rivers saw more acute renal failure patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Rivers saw more kidney failure patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Rivers saw more vascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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

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

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Dr. Rivers saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Rivers saw immunodeficiency patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Rivers saw endocarditis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Rivers saw more sepsis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Rivers saw more heart disease patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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

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Dr. Rivers saw leukemia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Rivers saw bladder cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Rivers saw encephalopathy patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Rivers saw more peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Rivers saw more kidney infection patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Rivers saw lung cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Rivers saw more type 1 diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Rivers saw kidney cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Rivers saw pneumonia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Rivers saw more heart failure patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Rivers saw blood cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Rivers saw more urinary tract infection (UTI) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Rivers saw more congestive heart failure (CHF) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Rivers saw more peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Rivers saw coronary artery disease (CAD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Rivers saw hepatitis C patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Rivers saw osteomyelitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Rivers sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Office
1932 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920
818 miles away

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Credentials
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1992

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Nephrology

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Rivers is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • University of Tennessee Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • LeConte Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Blount Memorial Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Claiborne Medical Center
    Hospital safety grade not available
  • Tennova HEALTHCARE-LAFOLLETT Medical Center
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Aultcare
  • 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
  • EmblemHealth
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Viva Health
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield