Dr. Joe A. Blythe III, MD

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Dr. Joe A. Blythe III, MD

Hospice & Palliative Medicine | Male

Methodist System, Memphis, TN 38116 Get Directions
(901) 516-1600

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  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Pulmonology

Board Certifications

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  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Pain Disorder
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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  • Medical School
    University Of Mississippi

    Graduated in 1967

  • Internship Hospital
    Memphis City Hospital

    Completed in 1968

  • Residency Hospital
    Memphis City Hospital

    Completed in 1973

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Va Hospital

    Completed in 1975

  • Undergraduate School
    Univ Of Ms

    Graduated in 1963

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Blythe III's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Board certified in Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

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Dr. Blythe III's Care Philosophy

Please don't judge on the 2 patients opinions. They were obviously disgruntled and this was years ago. I only work within the inpatient Methodist Hospital System as a palliative medicine/hospice MD