Dr. Munford Yates III, MD

Dr. Munford Yates III, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(34)
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Dr. Munford Yates III, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in gastroenterology.

2200 E 3rd St Ste 200

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Contact Information

(423) 643-2500

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Gastroparesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Reflux Esophagitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

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

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Al Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yates III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yates III' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yates III to family and friends
4.2
based on 34 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

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    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Yates III' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Amazing dr!
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Dr. Munford Yates is the best doctor I have seen in my life. Further than just having extensive knowledge, he truly cares about every one of his patients. I had pretty complicated stomach problems, and all my previous doctors tried to just write me off as having IBS, even though I knew that wasn't...more
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I'm sorry but doctor that only sees patience from 1p to 430p isn't enough time when you have children school and they want to schedule it during the time children get outta school. Everytime I drive for the hour to him, it's just waste time after he put me 5 different medicines. I feel ...more
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He and his staff we so caring. He's very good at diagnosing the problem, in my experience. He had an initial diagnosis, but ran tests to rule out every concern I had. Not only would I highly recommend Dr. Yates, I HAVE recommended him to my loved ones.
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I love Dr Yates! His nurse in the office is always very helpful also. He is my all time favorite doctor of any specialty.
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