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About Dr. Ernest A Waller

Dr. Ernest A Waller, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Alcoa, TN. He has 16 years of experience. His specialties include Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine. Dr. Waller is affiliated with Physicians Regional Medical Center. Dr. Waller has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ernest A Waller is Great. Dr. Ernest A Waller has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ernest A Waller is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

East Tennessee Medical Group

266 Joule St
Alcoa, TN 37701
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Specialties

Dr. Ernest A Waller has the following 2 specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

    A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
    These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
    Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
    Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.

  • Sleep Medicine

    A sleep medicine specialist is specially trained in diagnosing and treating disorders involving sleep.
    Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and insomnia are very common and can often cause other serious health issues, such as depression, asthma, and migraines. Sleep medicine specialists often work in sleep centers where they observe a patient while sleeping and monitor brain waves, behavior, and vital signs in order to identify the causes of sleep disturbance, or an inability to sleep (insomnia).
    Sleep medicine specialists treat patients through advising on sleep hygiene, providing cognitive behavioral therapy, using light therapy, or medical sleep aides.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Ernest A Waller has the following 8 expertise

  • Pneumonia
  • Insomnia
  • Chest Infection
  • Emphysema
  • Asthma
  • Angiographic Visualization
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Dr. Ernest A Waller has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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Excellent Doctor

Dr. Waller is one of the most caring doctors I have ever been to. He has personally called me regarding my severe illness many times. He studies your medical problems with expertise and knowledge and I am impressed!

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Breathing better

I have seen several pulmonary doctors and I believe Dr Waller is the best bar none. Dr Waller isn't just comfortable to talk with, he shows a great concern for his patients and from what I have seen he explores every possiblity to help me breathe better and cope with my COPD.

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Exceptional Dr.

Best bedside manner possible. Extremely Intelligent and up to date with recent medical findings. Has been a Godsend for my wife. Has no problem with patients who have multiple problems and getting them the help/Dr.'s they may need. Exceptional Dr.! We just Love him!

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Four Stars

Everyone is different. I thought he was a kind, caring Dr. He took care of my father and found his cancer. I can not say good things about some of his partners.

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In my opinion he is not a good doctor.

In order to express my true opinion I would need negative numbers.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Waller is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    16 Years Experience

  • East Tennessee State University James H Quillen College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ernest A Waller accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina
    • BCBS NC Blue Value
    • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • BCBS Tennessee
    • BCBS TN Blue Network E
    • BCBS TN Blue Network S
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana Knoxville PPOx
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

East Tennessee Medical Group, 266 Joule St, Alcoa, TN
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