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Dr. Thomas Namey

Knoxville, TN
48 years experience male


University Arthritis & University Sports Medicine

Knoxville, TN


501 20th Street, Suite 109, Knoxville, TN

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Insurances accepted

Blue cross blue shield



United healthcare

Aetna Life Insurance Company



Fellow, American College of Rheumatology Fellow, American Back Society Fellow, American College of Nutrition Member, New York Academy of Sciences Member, Orthopaedic Research Society Member, Roentgen Ray Society Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Residency, McGill University, Montreal Fellow, Clinical Immunology Rheumatology, Univ. of Alabama Fellow. Nuclear Medicine, Univ. of Alabama Massachusetts Inst. Technology, Diploma in Nuclear Medicine Former, Associate Director, Nutrition Institute, Univ. of Tennessee Director, University Arthritis Rheumatology Director, University Sports Medicine Research Director, Firstfit Institute Former Chief of Rheumatology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Former Chief, Immunology and Rheumatology, Medical College of Ohio

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Anti-Aging Medicine

Nuclear Medicine

Sports Medicine


United States: Tennessee

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
This could help!: May or may not! Number of external conditions affect this! I would try generic Bactrim DS bid with fluconazole 200mg i per week! This I always try before biologically and methotrexate!
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Sounds: Muscular. The CT would have identified a thoracic disc. Most organ pathology would be negated. Try NSAIDs and light torso exercise!
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Trochanteric: Bursitis . I believe a steroid shot would improve you greatly! I am a heavy duty mountain biker. It happens frequently with your fall!

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May 11, 2013
I consistently learn from the information that Dr. Namey provides on Health Tap. He is clearly very knowledgable in Rheumatology and medicine in general. I think that he would be the doctor I would w...Read More
Mar 24, 2014
A concise answer, compassion and experience is what you will get when Dr Namey answers one of your questions. Such a great value to the HealthTap community!
Apr 8, 2013
Dr. Namey provides thoughtful, on-target answers in an impressive array of areas. I always look forward to reading his responses!
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A sonogram was ordered and revealed no organ or bladder damage. A kidney specialist was called in to analyse blood and urine tests and she couldn't find anything out of order. She said she could live ...Read More
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Thank you very much. I believe you are right; my family have all had various things from skin problems, weaknesses, lung problems, etc. No one has ever been diagnosed. We all have a familial 'hunchba...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! You have helped my lost Soul. With all my problems I had given up on Dr.'s But now at least my Soul will be free. No matter the pain any longer. No one knows the answer...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Washington University School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 1973MD


Lifetime Achievement Award, American Back Society
Bausch & Lomb Science Award
New York Academy of Science


Univ. of Tennessee Med. Ctr., Knoxville
East Tennessee Children's Hosp
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