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About Dr. Toivo E Rist

Dr. Toivo E Rist, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Knoxville, TN. He has 48 years of experience. His specialties include Dermatology. Dr. Rist is affiliated with Physicians Regional Medical Center and LaFollette Medical Center. Dr. Rist has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

13 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Toivo E Rist is Excellent. Dr. Toivo E Rist has been rated by 13 patients. From those 13 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Toivo E Rist is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Dermatology Associates Of Knoxville Pc

939 E Emerald Ave Ste 705
Knoxville, TN 37917
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Dr. Toivo E Rist has the following 1 specialty

  • Dermatology

    A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.
    Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Toivo E Rist has the following 11 expertise

  • Rosacea
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Psoriasis
  • Excision
  • Skin Cancer
  • Basal Cell
  • Melanoma
  • Rash
  • Mole
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Skin Biopsy

Board Certifications

Dr. Toivo E Rist is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Five Stars

Quickly Diagnosed and treated my skin condition. Very down to earth, made me feel at ease.

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Full Review Rating Breakdown
Dr. Tovio Rist will always be remembered and honored for his great knowledge and service as a Physician in the field of Dermatology, to the people of East Tennessee.

It is my opinion that Dr. Rist is the greatest Dermatologist ever! There isn't anyone that can fill his shoes when it comes to his knowledge, demeanor and all around great persona and his many years of serving people in this geographical area. So very kind and gentle. Dr. Tovio Rist is Knowledgeable, beyond anyones's belief or expectation in his area of medical practice. I began seeing him as a skin care physician prior to having my children and my son, who is my oldest child is almost 34 years of age. Dr. Rist has not only been my physician when it comes to matters of the skin, but also my husband and both of my children have seen him many times over the years. I took my elderly father to see him for a skin cancer which was on his nose but when he came in to see dad, he looked at me and said YOU have shingles and then pointed to dad and said YOU have a skin cancer on your nose! My dad was shocked since only two other people had even noticed this bump on his nose. But, Dr. Rist took such great care with my elderly father and the painless removal of that spot of skin cancer. During that same visit, my dad asked him about another issue that had bothered him for years, a cyst on his back that would fill up with fluid and create a painful bulge. Dr. Rist offered him two alternatives, and then looked to me for assistance since dad was already in his late 80's. Dad chose the very alternative that Dr. Rist really did not want to do at my dad's age and that was to have the cyst surgically removed in the office. However, dad did just fine and lived several more years that were pain free from that cyst. And, because Dr. Rist diagnosed me so quickly and treated me for shingles I was saved from most of the pain that many people have with shingles. I will always love and admire Dr. Rist for the way he treated each of my family members who benefitted from his care. Sadly, he is practicing very little if any at this time. He has certainly given enough of his time, but selfishly I want more! Thank you, Dr. Rist, for all that you have done for my family!

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2016)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    48 Years Experience

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1970

  • Medical College Of Georgia


  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

Dermatology Associates Of Knoxville Pc, 939 E Emerald Ave Ste 705, Knoxville, TN
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