Dr. Matthew Kreth, MD

Dr. Matthew Kreth, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology  ·  
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Age 35
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Dr. Matthew Kreth, MD is a pediatric pulmonology specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston in 2010 and specializes in pediatric pulmonology, pulmonary disease, and more.Read his story

910 Blackford St

Chattanooga, TN 37403

Contact Information

(423) 778-6501

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Cough
normal
more than 73% of peers
Bronchoscopy
normal
more than 59% of peers
Cystic Fibrosis
normal
more than 55% of peers

Dr. Kreth'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.

Dr. Kreth's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kreth "Dr. Kreth attended medical school at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston before completing his internship and residency in General Pediatrics at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. He went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology at The University of Alabama at Birmingham before joining the faculty of Children's Hospital at Erlanger. He is board-certified for General Pediatrics and Board Eligible for Pediatric Pulmonology. His research interests are in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and the nationwide marketing of infant cribs and sleep related products. He has a research article scheduled for publication in the medical journal Pediatrics on this topic. His clinical areas of focus are in severe asthma, cystic fibrosis, technology dependent children with chronic health conditions, tracheostomy and ventilator dependent children, end of life care, and bronchoscopy/airway evaluation. He also cares for children with chronic cough and other general pediatric pulmonary conditions. "
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7  Specialties

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Invasive Pulmonology
  • Neonatal Pulmonology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

27  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Management
  • Spirometry
  • Ventilator Management

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

  • Southern Methodist University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kreth has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kreth's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kreth to family and friends
8 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kreth's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

He took extra time to explain everything and answer my many questions. His staff is always nice and smiling. The wait times are a little long, cause they are busy being the only 2 pediatric lung docks around. He has finally gotten my little boys cough and swallowing trouble fixed and he is doing...more
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Dr. Kreth is a kind and caring physician with an excellent bedside manner. He spent a good while talking to us and walking us through the workup for my daughter's cough and trouble breathing. He did a great job explaining her bronchoscopy and walking us through why and what that was. We now have an...more
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He was kind, caring, and really listened. The wait was a little long, but he spends the time needed to go over everything. He cared for my daughter and treated her with such kindness. I am so thankful for the good physicians at the children's hospital there.
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He was great with my son who is a new tracheostomy and ventilator patient. He spent more time at his bedside than many of the other specialists did. He truly cares and took the time to explain everything and walk us through all his problems and treatment options. He also explained what to expect in...more
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Dr. Kreth truly loves and cares for my little guy. He has cared for my child for the last 6 years. I'm so sad he is leaving Birmingham for Chattanooga. He will be missed dearly by both of us.
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