Dr. Donald Hetzel, MD

Dr. Donald Hetzel, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Donald Hetzel, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Chattanooga, TN. He is 60 years old.

2515 Desales Ave Ste 206

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Contact Information

(423) 698-8101

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • American General
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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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*
79

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • 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
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

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

  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Naval Medical Center, San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Univ. Of Calif.-San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hetzel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hetzel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hetzel to family and friends
3.3
based on 20 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Hetzel's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Cleveland, TN |
Dr. Hetzel is a wonderful dr and person. He takes time to listen and answer questions. He is a very caring doctor and will do whatever is needed to find out what is wrong with his patients. I would and do recommend Dr Hetzel to anyone that is looking for a good doctor.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hetzel accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Choice PPO
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • American General
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
    Network P
    Network S
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • One Health
    One Health HMO
    One Health POS
    One Health PPO
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
    Standard
    Tricare South

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Hospitals where Dr. Hetzel has admitting privileges

Parkridge Medical Center
2333 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
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Memorial Hospital
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
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