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Dr. Samuel C Polk III Is this you?

About Dr. Samuel C Polk III

Dr. Samuel C Polk III, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Memphis, TN. He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Dr. Polk is affiliated with Methodist South Hospital. Dr. Polk has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Samuel C Polk III is Great. Dr. Samuel C Polk III has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Samuel C Polk III is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Semmes Murphey Clinic Outpatient Surgery

6325 Humphreys Blvd
Memphis, TN 38120
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Specialties

Dr. Samuel C Polk III has the following 2 specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Expertise

    8 Expertise

  • Injury
  • Sports Medicine
  • Prosthetics
  • Surgery Recovery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Nerve Damage
  • EMG/Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Chronic Pain

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Reviews

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My doctor's nurse practioner referred me to Dr Polk for pain management and I was told the wait was 6 months. Unacceptable. My son drove me to get spinal blocks on 2 occasions. We both found Dr Polk difficult to speak with. During my last block I was fully awake and felt everything. He ignored me when I told him and did not say s word. The last block left me in Faroe pain than before.

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Great!!!

I have been seeing Dr Polk for 4 years now. I was referred to him by one of his colleagues because I'm not quite bad enough for surgery yet but I need pain management. This man is wonderful!!! He really cares about his patients. He has tried several different options to help me with my pain from therapy, water therapy, a Tens unit, creams and nerve blocks , pain meds. He really goes the extra mile to help his patients. He is very attentive has a great attitude and very empathetic! I would recommend this Dr for chronic pain back issues!!

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One Star

Be a bit kinder. I found that this Dr. lacked empathy.

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He knows what he's doing.

I am 69 and my husband is almost 71. We both have had severe lower back pain. He treats both of us. My husband had back surgery 35 yrs. ago and now has a ruptured disk. He has avoided surgery because of the treatment provided by Dr. Polk. He really listens and has empathy with his patients. He goes well above and beyond the treatment other doctors have given us.

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Four Stars
  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award (2014)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    18 Years Experience

  • Meharry Medical College

    Graduated in 2000

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Samuel C Polk III accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee
    • BCBS TN Blue Network E
    • BCBS TN Blue Network S
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana Memphis PPOx
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Qualchoice
    • Qualchoice Statewide Network
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Semmes Murphey Clinic Outpatient Surgery, 6325 Humphreys Blvd, Memphis, TN
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