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James L Netterville, MD


The Mark C. Smith Professor of Head and Neck Oncology; Director of Head and Neck Oncologic Services; Executive Vice Chair, Department of Otolaryngology; Associate Director, Bill Wilkerson Center for Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences

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Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Head and Neck Cancer
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat)
Skull Base Conditions
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Board Certificates

Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology, 1985


MD - University of Tennessee, 1980
Fellowship - University of Iowa Healthcare, 1985
Residency - University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 1985
Residency - Methodist Hospital, 1982
Internship - Methodist Hospital, 1981


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Patient Comments

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Always the best experience with Dr. Netterville.
Patient | July 3, 2017

Great experience, the very best!
Patient | June 30, 2017

Dr. Netterville is simple the BEST!
Patient | June 28, 2017

Very good.
Patient | June 26, 2017

Very good experience with Mr., MD, Netterville.
Patient | June 21, 2017

Excellent care!
Patient | June 21, 2017

Dr. Netterville - outstanding - the greatest -
Patient | June 6, 2017

He is the most amazing man/doctor I have every had!! Came from Colorado to have him do surgery. Was truly blessed to have him as my doctor!!
Patient | May 23, 2017

I work in healthcare and the experience I had at this appointment far exceeded my expectations and is far superior to what I've normally experienced and witnessed. It was an extremely positive visit.
Patient | May 22, 2017

This care provider is one of the most knowledgeable care providers I have ever had.
Patient | May 15, 2017

Wonderful! Great! Excellent!
Patient | May 1, 2017

Greatest respect for Dr. Netterville!
Patient | April 25, 2017

Great doctor.
Patient | April 24, 2017

... experience, trouble to get here is worth it to see Dr. Netterville.
Patient | March 28, 2017

Patient | March 3, 2017

Dr. Netterville is fantastic.
Patient | February 27, 2017

Dr. Netterville is the best!!!
Patient | February 23, 2017

Dr. Netterville is absolutely the greatest in all aspects of medicine and life.
Patient | February 21, 2017

He spends extra time with each patient which makes the wait longer.
Patient | February 14, 2017

Provider excellent.
Patient | February 8, 2017

Literally, could not have been better.
Patient | January 27, 2017

he is the best!
Patient | January 4, 2017

Excellent care. Will recommend!
Patient | January 2, 2017

Dr. Netterville is fantastic! I have nothing but praise for him!
Patient | December 12, 2016

Dr. Netterville is a wonderful doctor and a great example to all his staff and future doctors. Love his caring personality.
Patient | December 5, 2016

Cancelled a surgery with another local surgeon because of confidence in Dr. Netterville.
Patient | December 5, 2016

Dr. Netterville is awesome as a clinician as a person!
Patient | December 2, 2016

He's the BEST! I only wish I'd started with him instead of STH dr., we love him!! It's worth the waiting, to get top notch care.
Patient | October 28, 2016

Dr. Netterville and his staff have been wonderful to me and my daughter through our family tragedies over the last 6-8 months. This team is phenomenal for supporting your physical and emotional well-being!
Patient | October 18, 2016

Not one thing negative to say about the care provided in the past 2 years.
Patient | October 17, 2016

I have already recommended Dr. Netterville. I am 100% confident that he provides the best care and knowledge possible. He went above and beyond to explain everything in my care plan, and made sure I understood everything.
Patient | October 17, 2016

Dr. Netterville is very professional, & extremely caring.
Patient | September 26, 2016

Dr. Netterville and his assistant were smart, knowledgeable, courteous, concerned, friendly, honest and I would highly recommend.
Patient | September 22, 2016

My experience with Dr. Netterville exemplifies the best in medical care. I could not ask for any better care or treatment, aside from administrative issues.
Patient | September 20, 2016

Best provider I have ever had.
Patient | September 4, 2016

Time spent w/dr. satisfactory wait time entirely too long.
Patient | August 31, 2016

I could not have found a more humble, courteous surgeon w/an A+ in bedside manner. I've had 2 surgeries here both performed by Dr. Netterville & I've had follow-ups every year. I know I'm in the BEST OF HANDS.
Patient | August 31, 2016

Patient | August 29, 2016

Dr. Netterville is the best of the best!
Patient | August 28, 2016

Patient | August 20, 2016

He was probably the best doctor I've ever seen! I found his personality to be captivating and enlightening. He put me & my family at ease and prescribed an excellent treatment plan in great detail that was easy for me to understand.
Patient | July 29, 2016

Dr. Netterville is TOP NOTCH.
Patient | July 28, 2016

awesome Doctor!! great skills and experience to assist me with my health!
Patient | July 25, 2016

Dr. Netterville & his staff came highly recommended & they were excellent.
Patient | July 22, 2016