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Dr. Richard Jennings III, MD

General Surgery*
4.6 (20)
Map Pin Small Chattanooga, TN
Accepting new patients
42 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Richard Jennings III, MD

Dr. Richard Jennings III, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Chattanooga, TN. They specialize in General Surgery, has 42 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Surgery. They graduated from Emory University and is affiliated with Parkridge Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Jennings III an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Jennings III works at Chattanooga Surgical Oncology & Associates in Chattanooga, TN. They frequently treat conditions like Cholecystitis and Gallstones 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.

Dr. Jennings III' Office Locations

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    Chattanooga Surgical Oncology & Associates
    721 Glenwood Dr Ste W471, Chattanooga, TN 37404 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Gallbladder Removal
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Gallstones
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Colectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Port Placements or Replacements
Colorectal Cancer
Ileus
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Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Umbilical Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Abdominal Pain
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Barrett's Esophagus
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholangiocarcinoma
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Cancer
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Puncture Aspiration
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Wound Repair
Acute Bowel Infarction
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Appendicitis
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bone Cancer
Brain Injury
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Crohn's Disease
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Ischemic Colitis
Lobular Carcinoma
Male Breast Cancer
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Megacolon
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenalectomy
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Atherectomy
Augmentation Cystoplasty
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Reconstruction
Duodenal Polypectomy
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision
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Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Gynecomastia Repair
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hepatectomy
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Percutaneous Tumor Ablation of Liver
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pyloromyotomy
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Sphincterotomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Tracheal Surgery
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    • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
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    4.6
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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 42 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1245299551
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Emory University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Parkridge Medical Center

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    Dr. Richard Jennings III, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Jennings III is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Jennings III works at Chattanooga Surgical Oncology & Associates in Chattanooga, TN. View the full address on Dr. Jennings III’s profile.

    Dr. Jennings III has seen patients for Cholecystitis and Gallstones, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Jennings III on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    20 patients have reviewed Dr. Jennings III. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Jennings III.

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