Dr. James Bolton, MD

Dr. James Bolton, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. James Bolton, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

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
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Bolton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pap Smear
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bolton performs Pap Smear more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Bolton performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bolton treats Osteoporosis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Bolton treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bolton treats Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Bolton treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Vaginosis

Dr. Bolton's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Amniocentesis
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atrophic Vaginitis
Bacterial Sepsis
Birth Control
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
Colpopexy
Colporrhaphy
Colposcopy
C-Section
Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
Dilation and Curettage
Ectopic Pregnancy
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Endocervical Curettage
Endometriosis
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
Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
Gestational Diabetes
Gonorrhea Screening
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
High Risk Pregnancy
HIV Screening
Hormone Replacement Therapy
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
Hysterectomy - Open
Hysteroscopy
Incontinence Sling Procedure
Intrauterine Growth Restriction
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
Maternal Anemia
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Miscarriages
Multiple Gestation
Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
Nausea
Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Ovarian Cysts
Pap Smear
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Perimenopause
Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
Placenta Previa
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Postpartum Depression
Preeclampsia
Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy Ultrasound
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Sickle Cell Disease
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Screening
Thyroid Screening
Tubal Ligation
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Uterine Fibroids
Uterine Prolapse
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
Vaginal Surgery
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Wound Repair
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Bolton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bolton

3.6

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
27.272727272727273%
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Bolton's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Bolton is an Excellent OB based on my daughters recent experience when he delivered her baby c-section after many hours of labor not progressing. Throughout her visits, of which I attended a few, he took the time to discuss and explain things to her and I. During her delivery and hospital stay...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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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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Memorial Hospital

Chattanooga, TN