Dr. James Bolton, MD

Dr. James Bolton, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(10)
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Dr. James Bolton, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Chattanooga, TN. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

1751 Gunbarrel Rd Ste 200

Chattanooga, TN 37421

Contact Information

(423) 894-1355

Insurance Accepted

  • 1st Medical Network
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • American General
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 15 More

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Top Care Areas

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Perimenopause
very high
more than 97% of peers
Symptomatic Menopause
very high
more than 97% of peers
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bolton "To provide quality, cost efficient health care with compassion and respect while striving for excellence through technology and continuous education; hiring the best people and treating them well, being responsible citizens in our community and operating on sound business principles."
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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Amniocentesis
  • C-Section
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • 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

  • University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Erlanger Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Erlanger Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bolton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bolton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bolton to family and friends
3.5
based on 10 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Bolton's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (2)

Rossville, GA |
Dr. Bolton has been my physician for many years and i would not think of changing. He is kind, caring, and professional. I have never left thinking i didn't get enough time with him. His nurse Diane has been with him many years and she shares the same traits. these are reasons i recommended my...more
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in Chattanooga, TN |
Dr. Bolton's nurses are rude and unprofessional. I had to change doctors because Dr. Bolton was not covered under my new plan and I needed two more birth control prescriptions since my new doctor could not see me for a few months. My experience w/ Dr. Bolton's office was terrible and I was denied a...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bolton accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • 1st Medical Network
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Choice PPO
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • American General
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
    Network C
    Network P
    Network S
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Flexcare
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
    Tenncare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • NovaNet
  • One Health
    One Health HMO
    One Health POS
    One Health PPO
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
    Tricare South
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Bolton has admitting privileges

Erlanger Medical Center
975 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN 37403
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Memorial Hospital
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
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Parkridge East Hospital
941 Spring Creek Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37412
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