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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Grindstaff, Addiction Medicine is Average. Dr. Grindstaff has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
Bedside Manner 3.3
Spends Time with Me 3.3
Follows Up After Visit 3.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Grindstaff, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Alcoholism
  • Drug Abuse (Substance-Related Addiction Disorders)
  • Pain

Education & Awards

Dr. Grindstaff graduated from University of Tennessee, Memphis.


Dr. Grindstaff has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Indian Path Medical Center 
  • Smyth County Comm Hosp 

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert Elsworth Grindstaff MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 28 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. Robert E. Grindstaff practice?
Dr. Robert Grindstaff has 3 office locations.
Dr. Robert Grindstaff practices Family Medicine near Kingsport, TN.
Additional practice locations include: Bristol, TN and Johnson City, TN.
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