Karen E. Rhea, M.D.

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  • Internal Medicine

Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Medical School

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center


  • University of Alabama, Birmingham


  • Duke University

New Patients

About Dr. Rhea

Dr. Rhea joined Internal Medicine Associates in January 2020. Prior to moving to Knoxville, Dr. Rhea served as Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Geriatric Department at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. She earned her B.S. degree in Biology from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina and her Medical Degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. Dr. Rhea completed her Internal Medicine residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at Duke University.

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