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Dr. Joseph Kretschmar, MD

Gastroenterology*
3.4 (16)
Map Pin Small Greeneville, TN
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Joseph Kretschmar, MD

Dr. Joseph Kretschmar, MD is a Gastroenterologist in Greeneville, TN. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Johnson City Medical Center and Newport Medical Center. Dr. Kretschmar, completed a residency at Kettering Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Kretschmar an average 3.4 star rating.

Dr. Kretschmar works at Practice in Greeneville, TN with other offices in Johnson City, TN. They frequently treat conditions like Tobacco Use Disorder along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Kretschmar's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ballad Health Behavioral Health & Counseling Clinic-Greeneville
    438 E Vann Rd Ste 202, Greeneville, TN 37743 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (423) 278-1703
  2. 2
    East Tennessee Internal Medicine Associates PC C\O Brooks Morelock
    1406 Tusculum Blvd Ste 1200, Greeneville, TN 37745 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (423) 787-6370
  3. 3
    Greeneville Community Hospital East
    1420 Tusculum Blvd, Greeneville, TN 37745 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (423) 787-4707
  4. 4
    Anewcare Collaborative LLC
    509 Med Tech Pkwy Ste 100, Johnson City, TN 37604 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (423) 787-6370

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Johnson City Medical Center
  • Newport Medical Center

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Duodenal Polypectomy
Tobacco Use Disorder
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)

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Duodenal Polypectomy
Tobacco Use Disorder
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Bile Duct Obstruction
Colorectal Polyp
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Gastroptosis
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Ulcer
Joint Pain
Reflux Esophagitis
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vitamin_Deficiency
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Abnormal Thyroid
Acidosis
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Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Gastritis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adult Failure to Thrive
Alcoholic Fatty Liver
Alkalosis
Allergic Rhinitis
Animal Allergies
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ascites
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Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atherosclerosis
Back Pain
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Bedsores
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Biliary Cirrhosis
Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bowel Strangulation
Bronchitis
Cachexia
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Cholangitis
Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
Chronic Gastritis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Coccygeal Pain
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Cystic Fibrosis
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Duodenal Cancer
Dyslipidemia
Earwax Buildup
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Gout
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Headache
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hepatitis B
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Histoplasmosis
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypogonadism
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Insomnia
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Intertrigo
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Ischemic Colitis
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Mesenteric Panniculitis
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Muscle Spasm
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pancreatic Pseudocyst
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Abscess
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pernicious Anemia
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Proctoptosis
Raynaud's Disease
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Ulcer
Restless Leg Syndrome
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Ringworm
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Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
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Shortness of Breath
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Splenomegaly
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrush
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Thyroid Goiter
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vertigo
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Viral Enteritis
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Colon Cancer Screening
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Gastroenterology Procedures
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Immunization Administration
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Liver Function Test
Obesity Counseling
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    3.4
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    About Dr. Joseph Kretschmar, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1699763649
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University MO
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Kettering Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Kettering Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Joseph Kretschmar, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kretschmar is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Kretschmar has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Kretschmar has seen patients for Tobacco Use Disorder, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kretschmar on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    16 patients have reviewed Dr. Kretschmar. The overall rating for this provider is 3.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kretschmar.

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