Dr. Jeremy Screws, MD

Dr. Jeremy Screws, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jeremy Screws, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Chattanooga, TN. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Dr. Screws is affiliated with Erlanger Medical Center.

910 Blackford St

Chattanooga, TN 37403

Contact Information

(423) 778-6576

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Colic
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholestasis
  • Cholestasis, Intrahepatic
  • Cholestasis, Progressive Familial Intrahepatic 1
  • Cholestasis, Progressive Familial Intrahepatic 2
  • Cholestasis, Progressive Familial Intrahepatic 3
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Digestive Disorders
  • Chronic Osmotic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Steatorrheal Diarrhea
  • Chronic Viral Hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colic
  • Colitis
  • Colorectal Polyp
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Intolerances
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Erosion
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gastroschisis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hernia
  • IBS Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • IBS Associated With Pain Disorders
  • IBS Associated With Psychological Disorders
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Infantile Colic
  • Infantile Dysphagia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Polyp
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Liver Enlargement
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Fibrosis
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Pinworm
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Roundworm
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders


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  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

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.


  • Millsaps College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine, Chattanooga
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Screws has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Screws' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Screws to family and friends
based on 18 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Screws' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
Newark, NJ |
My son was diagnosed with failure to thrive at a week old. Dr Screason found blood in his stool and directed us to the best formula to meet his needs. Now, at 4 months he is thriving at 16lbs!!! Thank you Dr Screws! Also, the whole staff is kind and compassionate.
Chattanooga, TN |
This appointment was very dissapointing. Dr. Screws's bedside manner was very poor with me, as the parent, as well as with my child. He was gruff and rude when he was examining my child, and he talked to me like I was an idiot. The questions and concerns I had were never quite answered. They were only answered by sarcastic remarks and by eye rolls. I have never had such a disappointing experience with a doctor. Needless to say, we will not be returning.
in Cleveland, TN |
My 3 month old's stool tested positive for blood. For a month following that discovery I have eliminated dairy, soy, eggs, and legumes to try to eliminate the blood. This has been a very stressful time bc I changed my entire diet and still no results. Seeing Dr Screws put my mind at ease. He is personable, funny, caring, and thorough. I am very skeptical when it comes to trusting doctors but I immediately felt like my child was in good hands. He spent a whole hour addressing our concerns.
in Chattanooga, TN |
After months of worrying about what was going on with my infant I was referred to Dr. Screws and my mind was put at ease......even though I did not yet know what the outcome would be, I felt confident in him. After coming to the conclusion that my daughter would need to have both a colonoscopy as well as an endoscopy she was scheduled for the procedures within a matter of days. A biopsy confirmed his initial thoughts. He then took the time to make sure I would know what my next steps would be.
in Chattanooga, TN |
He was great with our 6 month old, you could tell he really loves kids! He was very thorough and listened to all of our concerns before coming up with a treatment plan.
in Soddy Daisy, TN |
He only prescribed medication for my child and only suggested a biopsy to check for malnutrition and nothing more. he didn't address the problem and then overcharged me for the visit.
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Dr. Screws accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Centene
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Screws has admitting privileges

Erlanger Medical Center
975 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN 37403
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