Dr. Donald Hetzel, MD

Dr. Donald Hetzel, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Donald Hetzel, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Chattanooga, TN. He graduated from Emory University and specializes in gastroenterology.

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

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

Dr. Hetzel'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.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

79  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • 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

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hetzel to family and friends
20 total reviews (1 has 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)

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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