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Kent Starkweather, MD

4.9 out of 5 stars




Clinical Interests:

Preventive care and health promotion
Population health
Social determinants of health
Geriatric care

Languages Spoken:


Patients Treated:

Young Adults


Dr. Starkweather feels that working in healthcare has enabled him to have the opportunity to positively impact the local community by promoting health, preventing disease, and building relationships that can make a difference in people's lives. 

Practicing family medicine allows him to provide comprehensive care to individuals of all ages. The holistic approach appealed to Dr. Starkweather and his ability to build long-term, meaningful relationships with his patients. 

Education & Training

Medical School:

East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, TN


Baptist Memorial Family Medicine Residency, Memphis, TN

Graduate School:

University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Patient Reviews

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  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Explained Things Clearly

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Involved in Care Decisions

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Spent Enough Time

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Listened Carefully

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Showed Courtesy & Respect

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Likelihood to Recommend

4.9 out of 5 (641 ratings, 286 comments)

  • Jun 30, 2024

    Dr. Starkweather is thorough and caring. I am most grateful to have him as my primary care physician.

  • Jun 27, 2024

    Asst. Jessica did a great job getting info into file and providing written instruction and scheduling of next appt.

  • Jun 27, 2024

    Dr Starkweather and his entire staff are excellent professional and very knowledgeable

  • Jun 23, 2024

    Dr. Starkweather is a very caring and attentive physician. I like him a lot.

  • Jun 20, 2024

    Great help from staff at front desk and Dr.Starkweather in explaining insurance regulations and coverage.

  • Jun 20, 2024

    His respect , compassion, and his understanding of my personal situation

  • Jun 18, 2024

    Always a great experience

  • Jun 18, 2024

    We have already recommended neighbors and friends to Dr. Starkweather. He’s more than just an excellent doctor, he’s an amazing humanitarian and an asset to the community.

  • Jun 18, 2024

    Dr starkweather and staff were awesome

  • Jun 16, 2024

    Dr Starkwether is always so courteous, caring and informative. I'm very fortunate to have him as my attending.

  • Jun 14, 2024

    Dr Starkweather takes the time to talk with his patients and explain any concerns or suggestions. I am always very comfortable with his level of care.

  • Jun 13, 2024

    Always a good experience.

  • Jun 12, 2024

    Dr. Starkweather, listens to his patient and takes time to talk about what true problem could be and then provides care.

  • Jun 11, 2024

    The front desks staff greeted me immediately and I was called back within 5 minutes. The Starkweather was in immediately after the medical assistant was done. All my questions and concerns were answered. I was done within 30 minutes. Never have I waited long i n this office!!

  • Jun 11, 2024

    Dr Starkweather is kind, courteous, caring and knowledgeable about his patients.

  • Jun 11, 2024

    Excellent office, everyone's there is the best I've ever had!

  • Jun 11, 2024

    everyone did their jobs inb a professional manner.

  • Jun 10, 2024

    Dr. Starkweather is a listener. He considers my input into my health care decisions. I am confident he would over rule my suggestions if he believed my suggestions were not the best course of treatment and he would explain his reasoning. His office is efficien t and courteous. I feel lucky to have found and chosen him as my primary provider.

  • Jun 7, 2024

    Dr. Starkweather doesn't rush me and listens to my concerns.

  • Jun 6, 2024

    Dr Starkweather gave excellent medical attention & care!

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