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Family Practitioner, Primary Care Doctor
37 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Rylands is Excellent. Dr. Rylands has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Rylands, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Complications

Education & Awards

Dr. Rylands graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago. He has 8 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Diabetes Care Recognition (2014 - 2016)
Level II
Cardiac Care Recognition (2015 - 2017)
Level II
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2012 - 2015)
Level III
NCQA Diabetes Physician Recognition Program (2014 - 2017)
NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program (2013 - 2018)
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2012 - 2015)


Dr. Rylands has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Parkwest Med Ctr 
  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. John Craig Rylands MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 37 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. John C. Rylands practice?
Dr. John Rylands has 1 office location.
Dr. John Rylands practices Family Medicine near Knoxville, TN.
See Knoxville Family Physicians.