Dr. David Barnes, MD

Dr. David Barnes, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Barnes, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Tulane Univ Sch Of Med and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1755 Gunbarrel Rd Ste 301

Chattanooga, TN 37421

Contact Information

(423) 778-8582

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Ache
very high
more than 98% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dizziness
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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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

  • Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1964
  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barnes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barnes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barnes to family and friends
3.5
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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

Dr. Barnes' 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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Chattanooga, TN
Approx 3 months ago I developed severe pain running from ears to jaw. First visit to MD rinsed ear and ear drops ( anti biotic and steriod ) 30 days later still no relief, refered to Dr Barnes and given second round of ear drops to use before visit to Dr Barnes. The first thing upon entering...more
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Dr. Barnes is both knowledgable and experianced, deeply concerned about the health of his patience. He listens carefully, and considers his patient's concerns as well as evaluating their symptoms. My youngest son has Autism; Dr. Barnes was able to reach him and gain his trust when he was 3 years...more
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