Dr. Joseph Kretschmar, MD

Dr. Joseph Kretschmar, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Joseph Kretschmar, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Greeneville, TN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

438 E Vann Rd Ste 202

Greeneville, TN 37743

Contact Information

(423) 278-1788

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kretschmar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroenterology Procedures
very high
more than 98% of peers
Reflux Esophagitis
normal
more than 31% of peers

Dr. Kretschmar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

6  Conditions Treated

  • Anal Prolapse
  • Celiac Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis

2  Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures

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.

Education

  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Kettering Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Kettering Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Mo
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kretschmar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kretschmar's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kretschmar to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Kretschmar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Kretschmar, his nurse practitioner, and his staff are all very wonderful and caring. I transferred here from another GI last year and have been very pleased with my care so far.
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His front desk office staff are wonderful and friendly! Dr. Kretschmar is good at the procedures but unfortunately I needed more care and he just would not or could not do that for me. As far as the female Doctor in the office she is very confusing and I found her telling me the wrong information...more
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Dr. Kretschmar was very thorough and patient in explaining a diagnosis that my daughter had. When symptoms recurred, he continued testing to find a reason. We were very pleased with his manner and especially that he invited us to pray at every visit. When he did my screening colonoscopy, I did...more
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He is caring, skilled and offers to pray with you before the procedure.
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You only get to talk to his nurse and she can be very confusing and not terribly concerned if you do not understand his recommendations.
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