Dr. James Newby, DO

Dr. James Newby, DO

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Age 50
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Dr. James Newby, DO is a family medicine specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001 and specializes in family medicine.

7003 Shallowford Rd

Chattanooga, TN 37421

Contact Information

(423) 531-6530

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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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. Newby's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Sinusitis
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
Bronchitis
Bursitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Depressive Disorders
Diabetes
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fungal Nail Infection
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
High Cholesterol
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Injuries
Insomnia
Itchy Skin
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Mole Removal
Muscle Weakness
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
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
Physical Examination
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Rash
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Biopsy
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Stitches
Stomach Diseases
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Tobacco Use Disorder
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vertigo
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...

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

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Dr. Newby's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Newby

4.3

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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(5)

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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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I have been Dr Newby’s patient for about five years. It has been my best primary care experience. Dr Newby always takes time to speak with me about my health and test results. Never in a hurry.Everyone in the office is friendly and helpful. Always easy to get a appointment.
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I've known Dr Newby for 35 years. I called James and made an appointment and waited two weeks for today, Feb 15, 2018. After a 30 minute wait James called me into his office to say he wasn't going to be able to see me because of an argument we'd had 12 years earlier. Thanks for the hassle Dr. Newby...Read More
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Dr. Newby is the definition of a quality physician. He has a genuine concern for his patients and a desire to utilize his medical expertise in order to provide effective, passionate care.
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Aetna
Choice POS
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
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Humana
Medicaid
POMCO Group
Tricare
Prime
Standard
TriCare for Life
Tricare South
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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