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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Dewey McWhirter, Sleep Medicine is Excellent. Dr. McWhirter has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Dewey McWhirter, MD is board certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy
  • Night Terrors
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea (Sleep Apnea Syndromes)

Education & Awards

Dr. McWhirter graduated from Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. McWhirter has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • St Mary's Medical Center, Inc 
  • University Of Tennessee Memorial Hospital 


  • German

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Additional Information
Dr. Dewey Young McWhirter MD is a male Neurologist, has 9 years of experience and practices in Neurology and Sleep Medicine.
Where does Dr. Dewey Y. McWhirter practice?
Dr. Dewey McWhirter has 5 office locations.
Dr. Dewey McWhirter practices Neurology and Sleep Medicine near Knoxville, TN.
Additional practice locations include: Tazewell, TN.
See Knoxville Neurologists and Knoxville Psychiatrists.