Dr. Betsy Washburn, MD

Dr. Betsy Washburn, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Betsy Washburn, MD is a breast surgical oncology specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med in 2006 and specializes in breast surgical oncology.

605 Glenwood Dr Ste 310

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Contact Information

(423) 698-0304

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
more than 76% of peers
Breast Cancer
more than 77% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Washburn "The mission of Memorial Health Care System and Catholic Health Initiatives is to nurture the healing ministry of the Church by bringing it new life, energy, and viability in the 21st century. Fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity and social justice as we move toward the creation of healthier communities. "

1  Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

29  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Segmentectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University Of Georgia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Ncg
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Ncg
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Washburn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Washburn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Washburn to family and friends
13 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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  • 1

Dr. Washburn's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

This is an amazing doctor. She is both competent and compassionate- a combination rarely found these days. I went in for a biopsy. She was reassuring and listened to my concerns without judgement. She understood why I was frightened (family history breast ca). She spoke right on my level and didn't...more
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I was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer on February 3rd, 2014. Dr. Washburn had done my mammogram, ultrasound and a biopsy in her office the Thursday before I found out the devastating news. She is one of the kindest and caring doctors I know! She doesn't rush you in and out, she takes the time...more
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She explains everything she is doing and takes time to answer your questions.
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Dr Washburn is awesome she makes sure you understand everything she explains to you and if you don't understand she explains more until you do and don't treat you like your less than her #1 patient. I highly recommend her
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Dr. Washburn performed my bilateral mastectomy. Dr. Washburn was very professional. I appreciate her mefical skill and knowledge.
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