Dr. Charles B. Cox, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 57

105 N Meadows Dr
Athens, TN 37303
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Dr. Cox's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Woods Memorial Hospital
886 Highway 411 North
Etowah, TN 37331

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Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cox

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Surgery Center Of Athens
Surgery Center Of Athens
105 N Meadows Dr
Athens, TN 37303
Charles B Cox MD
Charles B Cox MD
503 W Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303
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    Dr. Cox's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 1989
    1
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Thoracentesis
    2
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Cox

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery
    Graduated in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Al Hospital
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cox & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Cox's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Woods Memorial Hospital where Dr. Cox has admitting privileges:

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    • Woods Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cox

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cox to family and friends

    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Cox's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    5 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 5 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Cox
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    5 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Cox accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • POMCO Group
    • Principal Life
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Surgery Center Of Athens
    105 N Meadows Dr
    Athens, TN 37303
    (423) 649-3300 (Office)
    B
    Charles B Cox MD
    503 W Madison Ave
    Athens, TN 37303
    (423) 745-2312 (Office)
    C
    Charles B Cox MD
    503 W Madison Ave
    Athens, TN 37303
    (423) 745-2312 (Office)
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