Dr. Eric A. Defreitas, MD

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology • Male • Age 62

135 N Meadows Dr Suite B
Athens, TN 37303
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Hospital Quality

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Athens Regional Medical Center
1114 West Madison Avenue
Athens, TN 37303

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Athens, TN 37303
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    Dr. Defreitas' Experience

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    Specialties

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Board Certifications

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2013
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    • Colposcopy
    • C-Section
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Endocervical Curettage
    • Endometrial Ablation
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
    • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
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    • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
    • Breech Position
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Cervicitis
    • Encounters for High-Risk Pregnancies
    • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
    • Endometriosis
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Hematologic Abnormalities Associated With Pregnancy
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
    • Mastodynia
    • Miscarriages
    • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Perimenopause
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Vaginal & Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Vulvar Cancer
    • Yeast Infections
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    Background Check for Dr. Defreitas

    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

    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Graduated in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    Naval Reg Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Defreitas & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Defreitas

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Defreitas to family and friends

    8 responses
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    Dr. Defreitas' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 8 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Defreitas
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    Is Dr. Defreitas accepting new patients?

    If you are a new patient, please check with Dr. Defreitas before scheduling an appointment.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Humana
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    135 N Meadows Dr Suite B
    Athens, TN 37303
    (423) 507-8067 (Office)
    (423) 746-1805 (Fax)
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