Dr. Daniel Heithold, MD

Dr. Daniel Heithold, MD

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Age 52
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Dr. Daniel Heithold, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

721 Glenwood Dr Ste W462

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Contact Information

(423) 362-4554

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
normal
more than 5% of peers
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
normal
more than 5% of peers
Umbilical Hernia
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Heithold's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Heithold "At Associates in General Surgery, LLC our goal is to provide high quality medical care and service to our patients. We sincerely appreciate your decision to select us as your health care provider. This is a responsibility we take seriously. We want your visits to our office to be pleasant, comfortable and efficient. Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call one of our professionals who can address your needs. We consider your health and medical care our top priority."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

37  Procedures

  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy

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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.

Education

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Georgia Baptist Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Georgia Baptist Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heithold has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heithold's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heithold to family and friends
25 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Heithold's 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 (10)

Dr. Heithold is a wonderful surgeon with excellent bedside manner. I had a hernia operation and the recovery was a breeze due to his skill in robotic surgery. He makes going to the surgeon a breeze as you feel confident being his patient. Success!
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Haven't had to see Dr. Heithold since my gall bladder surgery in 2014 but had seen him for removal of a large cyst on my neck and several skin cancers that required surgical removal. I will highly recommend Dr. Heithold for any problem that he would handle. He is very direct and honest with the...more
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Works on being rude and does no listen. Terrible doctor. Could not use him if he were the best. He needs a doctor. Said wild things like do or die or take your arm off to your shoulder if you do not do as he suggests. Did not even write a future plan for treatment. Does no follow up at all.
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He literally saved my husband's life. My husband had a pressure sore the size of a football and it nothing short of miraculous what Dr. Heithold and his team did. I am thankful every day Dr. Heithold was our doctor. I do not think my husband would be living today if not for the care Dr. Heithold...more
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My experiences with Dr. Heithold have been tremendous. Three years agony recommended that i have my gall bladder removed. I waited and waited. After some discomfort I came to see to him again and it had grown in size to the point where some options were no longer on the table. I committed to...more
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