Dr. Christopher Lyons, MD

Dr. Christopher Lyons, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(29)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christopher Lyons, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in North Chesterfield, VA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 13 years.

223 Wadsworth Dr

North Chesterfield, VA 23236

Contact Information

(804) 560-9863

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 30 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Lyons performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lyons "Our mission is to maintain and improve the health of people in our community through the highest quality care for all. RGA is committed to service excellence as it offers gastroenterological care across our community. We work collaboratively with our referring partners, staff and vendors to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Hepatitis B
  • Chronic Hepatitis C
  • Chronic Liver Diseases
  • Chronic Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cryptogenic Cirrhosis
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Disorders
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Functional Dyspepsia
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome Characterized by Constipation
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastric Tube Insertion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroparesis Therapy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Paracentesis
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Polypectomy
  • Therapeutic ERCP
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Tube Feeding
  • pH Probe

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.

Education

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Med College Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Med College Of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lyons has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lyons' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lyons to family and friends
3.8
based on 29 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Lyons' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Lyons was very helpful. Even though my first few tests did not show what was causing my pain, he continued to order tests to find an answer. This persistence helped us find a serious problem, but because we found it so early, it is able to be treated. Between office visits and tests, he kept in...more
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in Midlothian, VA |
Highly recommended. Like another reviewer said, Dr. Lyons had me on the road to recovery in a week. Great listener and highly educated.
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in Richmond, VA |
I have a rare autoimmune condition that puts me at high risk for a variety of cancers. It is very unlikely that he would ever have had another patient with this condition. Dr Lyons was a good listener who took my concerns seriously, read up on my problem, & did appropriate testing. When my...more
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in Midlothian, VA |
Did not meet my expectations for a physician.
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in Richmond,Va |
Dr. Lyons performed a successful biliary stint procedure on my elderly 89 year old Dad. Dr Lyons educated me to get my Dad discharged from a miserable nursing facility and return back to the comforts of his own home. Dr. Lyons took the time to call me (true professionalism) and give me...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lyons accepts 39 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthKeepers HMO
    KeyCare PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    Coventry Health Care of Virginia HMO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Bon Secours - St. Francis Medical Center
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