Board Certified and Licensed to heal.

Broad-spectrum Family Medicine

Dr. Burkhart is licensed to practice medicine by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners and certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. His credentials authorize him to practice medicine the way he wants to: safely, efficiently, and effectively. Many of the services he offers are included in the price of membership while others are provided at material cost. Extensive savings are passed on to patients in any case; members will never be billed for Dr. Burkhart’s time or his expertise.

The following services are included in the price of membership, regardless of patient’s insurance status.

*Services Offered at Cost Unless Billable Through Insurance

Health Maintenance

Referral for ancillary testing offered through outside testing facilities – colonoscopy ($600+), DEXA scans ($255), coronary artery calcium scores ($100). Female patients may choose to receive mammograms without a referral, but Burkhart Direct Family Care recommends Mosaic Breast Imaging (~$200), and will arrange the referral.


Patients are referred to outside radiology facilities. Burkhart Direct Family care uses Abercrombie Radiology and the MDSave program through Tennova facilities, depending on patient preference. – Xray ($55-$180), MRI ($600-$1000), CT scans ($400-$800).


Patients are referred to Quest Diagnostics, with the closest station being less than 2 miles from the main west Knoxville office. Prices start at $7 per draw. Most routine “panels” are less than $10. Hormone testing is a tad more expensive ($40-$100). Annual bloodwork for health maintenance purposes tends to be $20/year.

In-Office Procedures

Offered directly at Burkhart Direct Family Care facilities - splinting of sprained joints ($10-$30, depending on the size of the joint), corticosteroid injections ($15-20), cryotherapy ($20/session), skin biopsy ($40/specimen, pathology review separate), incision and drainage ($20), laceration repair ($30), ingrown toenail removal ($50).


Pathology specimens are gathered at Burkhart Direct Family Care facilities and then sent to East TN Pathology for review. Specimens include those from biopsy and gynecological procedures.

Women's Health

Contraception management is offered at Burkhart Direct Family Care Facilities - NuvaRing ($48/ea), Copper IUD ($937). Depo-provera shots and combined oral contraceptive pills are FREE to members! Other services offered include: PAP smear ($56), HPV testing ($88), Vaginal wet prep ($48).


Regularly scheduled infant and childhood vaccines are free at the Health Department and not offered at Burkhart Direct Family Care. Annual flu shots, covid shots, and TDap are also not offered at Burkhart Direct Family Care at this time.

Prenatal Care

Currently Dr. Burkhart does not deliver infants as part of Burkhart Direct Family Care services. He tests for pregnancy, arranges for prenatal labs, and coordinates care with OB/midwifery providers of the patient's choice. He continues to care for his patients who become pregnant throughout their pregnancy for non-obstetric health concerns.


Burkhart Direct Family Care has partnered with mail-order pharmacies to provide generic medications to all members in the practice for FREE! Memberships begin one month after joining the practice. Medications are delivered directly to the patient's home address, with up to 6 free shipments/year.

Hormone Replacement Therapy

Males seeking TRT (testosterone replacement therapy) and women seeking HRT (hormone replacememt therapy... typically estrogen and/or progesterone) are managed medically at Burkhart Direct Family Care. The medications themselves are filled at local pharmacies.
*Only services offered through outside facilities (labs, imaging or other diagnostic centers) are eligible for insurance coverage, since Burkhart Direct Family Care does not work with insurance companies directly. Prices shown are the cash price offerings when known and are paid directly to the facilities offering the services, except in the case of laboratory testing, which is billed to the Burkhart Direct Family Care client account. Patients are responsible for reimbursing Burkhart Direct Family Care in these cases. Actual prices are subject to change. It is NOT required that patients obtain services from the above vendors or specialists in order to become members of Burkhart Direct Family Care.
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9724 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37922
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601 W Broadway St.
Lenoir City, TN  37771
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