Dr. Leonard Hays III, MD

Dr. Leonard Hays III, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Leonard Hays III, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Chattanooga, TN. He graduated from University Of Kentucky and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

2515 Desales Ave Ste 204

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Contact Information

(423) 622-0207

Insurance Accepted

  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • UnitedHealthCare

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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. Hays III' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hays III treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Hays III treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hays III performs Heart Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Hays III performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hays III treats Heart Disease more than 95% of his peers

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

Dr. Hays III' conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Heart Beat
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Angioplasty With Stent Placement
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cancer
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Compression Syndrome
Cardiac Defects
Cardiac Diverticulum
Cardiac Doppler
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Hydatid Cysts With Intracavitary Expansion
Cardiac Malformation - Cleft Lip-Palate - Microcephaly - Digital Anomalies
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Sources of Embolism
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Conduction Disorder of the Heart
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angiogram
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Stenting
Coumadin® Management
Echocardiography
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Block
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Disease in Women
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Impella Device
Laterality Defects
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rotational Atherectomy
Septal Defect
Symptoms, Heart
Thrombosis
Vascular Brachytherapy
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

I strive to provide cutting edge cardiovascular care in a compassionate respectful manner. My goal as a patients cardiologisit is to identify and appropriately correct potentially life threatening cardiovascular conditions. Once these conditions a...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

  • University Of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital
  • University Of Alabama
    Residency Hospital
  • University Of Alabama
    Internship Hospital
  • University Of Kentucky
    Medical School
  • 1978
    University Of Kentucky
    Undergraduate School
    1978

Awards

Dr. Hays III' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hays III

4.6

Based on 87 reviews

5 Stars
88.50574712643679%
(77)
4 Stars
1.1494252873563218%
(1)
3 Stars
1.1494252873563218%
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2 Stars
2.2988505747126435%
(2)
1 Star
6.896551724137931%
(6)

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My husband has heart problems in his mid thrities. No other doctor thought it was his heart. He was a very serious and large blockage in a difficult spot in his artery. Dr Hays saved his life. He later had more blockages and again Dr Hays was excellent. He's wonderful with families, explains...Read More
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Excellent doctor . Very diligent and thoughtful.
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Very Knowledgable and friendly. Detail oriented and caring. Wants and does what is best for his patients.
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Complete lack of communication by Dr Hayes and his entire staff. Was given OK to wait until after June 19th to have procedure by Dr Hayes, and then when they tried to plan it for the 17th was dropped from Dr Hayes' care for refusing the procedure when I told them I couldn't until after the...Read More
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