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Dr. Kent Childs, MD

Gynecology ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Childs

Galen Medical Group - OB/GYN

1651 Gunbarrel Rd Ste 201 Chattanooga, TN 37421

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(423) 899-9133


Dr. Kent Childs, MD is a gynecology specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from East Tennessee State University/James H Quillen College Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in gynecology.


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Dr. Childs accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Flexcare
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Choice Care
Private HealthCare Systems
Signature Health Alliance
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

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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. Childs' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Childs treats Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Childs treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Childs treats Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Childs treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Atrophic Vaginitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Childs treats Atrophic Vaginitis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Childs treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Childs' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometriosis
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Female Infertility
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HIV Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

Dr. Childs' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Childs

4.5

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
85.29411764705883%
(29)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
11.764705882352942%
(4)

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Dr. Child’s is the best - he listens intently to my concerns and has always had good advice! I have sent many friends and family members to him- I’m thankful he’s in Chattanooga!
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Words could never portray the huge blessing Dr. Childs has been to me and my family. He has an invaluable,innate gift that allows him to quickly grasp a situation, and seek a plan that proves effective. He and his staff are confident, knowledgable,and very supportive through all types/stages of women's healthcare needs. He constantly wears many kinds of speciality hats, trying to serve his patient to the fullest. TY!
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Dr Childs is compassionate and caring. He looks at the entire health needs of his patients.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Our mission is to elevate the health of our community through multiple medical specialties providing excellent care delivered with wisdom, compassion, integrity and a commitment to technology, education and scientific inquiry .

Specialties

  • Gynecology

Education

University Of Tennessee
Residency Hospital
University Of Tennessee
Internship Hospital
1992
East Tennessee State University/James H Quillen College Of Medicine
Medical School
1992

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66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)