Dr. Helen Furr, MD

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Dr. Helen Furr, MD

Family Medicine | Female

East Ridge Medical Associates 935 Spring Creek Rd Ste 205, Chattanooga, TN 37412 Get Directions
(423) 893-9787

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Dr. Furr accepts 7 insurance carriers

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7 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Furr's Review Details
3.5 based on 17 responses
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Furr
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (17)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (17)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (17)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Furr's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (17)
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in Orlando, FL |
Dr. Furr jumped to conclusions too fast without having all of the information. The nurse/nurses who handle her calls are completely incompetent and they do not take messages very well. I had a question for Dr. Furr and instead of her helping me, she was just too busy, and didn't give me the time of day. If you are looking for a long term doctor, I could not recommend Dr. Furr. I felt belittled, less than because of how I was treated by her and her staff. I don't have any respect for her.
in Chattanooga, TN |
Dr. Furr seemed to care and listen, but when I was faced with many different ailments going on, between her and her staff, they were very condescending. I think that Dr. Furr would be better served with better nurses who handle her patients' calls and communicates them to her. Many times, what I said to the nurses, were different than what they communicated to her. Unfortunately, I saw a different and unfriendly side of Dr. Furr, when she took what the nurse's said over what I had said.
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

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Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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Education

  • Medical School
    Ross University School of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    Loyola University School Of Medicine-Cook Co Hospital

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

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Dr. Furr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Furr's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Furr

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Furr's Care Philosophy

Our mission is to elevate the health of our community through multiple medical specialties providing excellent care delivered with wisdom, compassion, integrity and a commitment to technology, education and scientific inquiry.