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Stephen Wheless, MD

Dr. Wheless is an ear nose throat doctor in the Knoxville area. He is affiliated with Fort Loudoun Medical Center and Parkwest Medical Center.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
54 doctors
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54 doctors
Top 5%
26 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw more ear condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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62 doctors
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63 doctors
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31 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw more allergies patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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51 doctors
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51 doctors
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25 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw more hay fever (allergic rhinitis) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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30 doctors
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31 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw more ear wax patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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19 doctors
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20 doctors
Top 5%
9 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw more hearing loss patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Wheless saw sensorineural hearing loss patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.

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54 doctors
Top 15%
53 doctors
Top 5%
26 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw more sinus condition patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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50 doctors
Top 15%
51 doctors
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25 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw more sinusitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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40 doctors
Top 15%
39 doctors
Top 5%
19 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw more ear infection patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
Top 15%
3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Wheless saw deviated septum patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.

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20 doctors
Top 15%
20 doctors
Top 5%
10 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw more swimmer's ear patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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20 doctors
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20 doctors
Top 5%
10 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw more outer ear infection patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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23 doctors
Top 15%
23 doctors
Top 5%
11 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw benign polyps patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.

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45 doctors
Top 15%
46 doctors
Top 5%
22 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw tonsillitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.

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49 doctors
Top 15%
48 doctors
Top 5%
24 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw upper respiratory infection (URI) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.
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101 doctors
Top 15%
100 doctors
Top 5%
50 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.
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64 doctors
Top 15%
64 doctors
Top 5%
31 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw headaches patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.

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3 doctors
Top 15%
3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Wheless saw conductive hearing loss patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
Top 15%
3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Wheless saw nasal polyps patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.

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4 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Wheless saw broken nose patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.
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30 doctors
Top 15%
30 doctors
Top 5%
14 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw more speech impairment patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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4 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Wheless saw ruptured eardrum patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.
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41 doctors
Top 15%
41 doctors
Top 5%
20 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw broken bone patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.
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73 doctors
Top 15%
74 doctors
Top 5%
36 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw acid reflux patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.
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38 doctors
Top 15%
37 doctors
Top 5%
18 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw abscess patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.
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13 doctors
Top 15%
14 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw enlarged tonsils patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
57 doctors
Top 15%
58 doctors
Top 5%
28 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw abnormal breathing patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
28 doctors
Top 15%
28 doctors
Top 5%
13 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw goiter patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
69 doctors
Top 15%
70 doctors
Top 5%
34 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw thyroid condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.
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52 doctors
Top 15%
52 doctors
Top 5%
25 doctors
Dr. Wheless saw sleep apnea patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.
Locations

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

TN Cancer Specialists-Tower at Parkwest
9430 Park West Blvd
Knoxville, TN 37923
421 miles away
Office
501 20th St
Knoxville, TN 37916
412 miles away
Premier Surgical Lenoir City
576 Fort Loudoun Medical Center Dr
Lenoir City, TN 37772
431 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2010
  • University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care Program
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Fort Loudoun Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Parkwest Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)

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
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • PacificSource
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield