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Dr. Vincente Mejia, MD

General Surgery*
3.5 (13)
Map Pin Small Chattanooga, TN
Accepting new patients
25 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Vincente Mejia, MD

Dr. Vincente Mejia, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Chattanooga, TN. They specialize in General Surgery, has 25 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Surgery. They graduated from MIDDLE TENNESSEE SCHOOL OF ANESTHESIOLOGY and is affiliated with Parkridge Medical Center and Parkridge East Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Mejia an average 3.5 star rating.

Dr. Mejia works at University Surgical Associates in Chattanooga, TN. They frequently treat conditions like Rib Fracture along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Mejia's Office Locations

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    University Surgical Associates
    979 E 3rd St Ste 300, Chattanooga, TN 37403 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Rib Fracture
Thoracentesis
Wound Repair
Appendicitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Gallstones
Incisional Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Pelvic Abscess
Traumatic Brain Injury
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrotomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Splenectomy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
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Acute Bowel Infarction
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Aneurysm
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Anorectal Abscess
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Tract Cancer
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bone Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cancer
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Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cholangiocarcinoma
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Empyema
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Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Varices
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Atresia
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lung Abscess
Lung Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thrombosis
Ulcerative Colitis
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Augmentation Cystoplasty
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Bladder Surgery
Colectomy
Cystotomy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Meniscus Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy
Pyloromyotomy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Skin Grafts
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Tracheal Surgery
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aetna
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    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    Ratings & Reviews

    3.5
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    About Dr. Vincente Mejia, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 25 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1437143419
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • MIDDLE TENNESSEE SCHOOL OF ANESTHESIOLOGY
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Parkridge Medical Center
    • Parkridge East Hospital

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

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

    Dr. Mejia works at University Surgical Associates in Chattanooga, TN. View the full address on Dr. Mejia’s profile.

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

    13 patients have reviewed Dr. Mejia. The overall rating for this provider is 3.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Mejia.

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