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Ross Kerns, MD

Dr. Kerns is a hematologist oncologist in the Knoxville area. He is affiliated with Fort Loudoun Medical Center and 6 more hospitals.
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Dr. Kerns saw more anemia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Locations

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

Tennessee Cancer Specialists
9957 Sherrill Blvd
Knoxville, TN 37932
690 miles away
Mercy Medical Center North Womens-Cancer Services
7551 Dannaher Dr
Powell, TN 37849
680 miles away
East Tennessee Community Open MRI
1415 Old Weisgarber Rd
Knoxville, TN 37909
684 miles away
TN Cancer Specialists-Athens
1031 W Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303
732 miles away

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Credentials
  • East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1984
  • University of Kentucky
    RESIDENCY

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Hematology & Oncology
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Medical Oncology
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Fort Loudoun Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Parkwest Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Starr Regional Medical Center Athens
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • North Knoxville Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Tennova Women's Imaging Center at Turkey Creek Med Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Mercy Medical Center St Marys-Cancer Services
    Hospital safety grade not available
  • Sweetwater Hospital Association
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • 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
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield