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Dr. James Newby, DO

Family Medicine ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Newby

Dr. James Newby, DO is a family medicine specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from West Virginia School Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001 and specializes in family medicine.


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(423) 531-6530

Dr. Newby accepts the following insurance:

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Commercial HMO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred
Blue Preferred PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
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CoreSource
Humana
Medicaid
POMCO Group
Tricare
Prime
Standard
TriCare for Life
Tricare South
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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Dr. Newby's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Blood Disorders
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Essential Tremor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hives
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mole Removal
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stitches
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Urinalysis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccination
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

Living in the technology and information age as we do, people are often well informed and already have an idea about how they want to approach their own healthcare issues. I believe that together we can come up with the best plan of action to meet yo...

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2004
University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine, Chattanooga Campus
Residency Hospital
2002
University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine, Chattanooga Campus
Internship Hospital
2001
West Virginia School Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
1997
University Of Tennessee Chattanooga
Undergraduate School
2004
2002
2001
1997

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Dr. Newby's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Newby

4.3

Based on 38 reviews

5 Stars
73.6842105263158%
(28)
4 Stars
10.526315789473685%
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1 Star
15.789473684210526%
(6)

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Dr Newby has been my primary care doctor for a number of years. When I first went o him he heard a heart murmur, which I have had most of my life. He insisted that I get an echo and go to a cardiologist to determine the exact problem. After that each time I would see him he wanted an update....Read More
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Dr. Newby and his office are dedicated to personalized service. I never feel rushed and Dr. Newby spends as much time as necessary to focus on symptoms and formulate diagnosis and treatment. He is one of the most careful practitioners I have ever encountered.
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Arrogant, Rude, ill-Mannered, Vindictive adequately describes Dr. Newby in my experience. Multitasking and putting the pieces of you're medical puzzle together is not his forte. This 'Dr.' needs to stick to sprains and colds, and not serious, possibly even life threatening disease. In this towns...Read More
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After a couple of years, I want to update my experience with Dr. Newby. I'd still say he is overall a good choice for PCP. But understand that a PCP is limited in terms of scope. With certain conditions, you are much better off with a specialist, albeit the higher co-pay amount. He may...Read More
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Dr. Newby is his staff are excellent. Dr. Newby is very knowledgeable and thorough with me. He takes the time to properly diagnose and discuss treatment options that are available. Staff is friendly and excellent about appointment reminders. The best experience I have had with any of my primary...Read More
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