Dr. Ralph Stafford Jr, MD

Dr. Ralph Stafford Jr, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ralph Stafford Jr, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Chattanooga, TN. He is 50 years old.

251 N Lyerly St Ste 100

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Contact Information

(423) 826-8000

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Stafford Jr does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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

  • University Tn College Med Chattanooga
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Stafford Jr has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Stafford Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stafford Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stafford Jr to family and friends
4.4
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Stafford Jr's 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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Soddy Daisy, TN |
Hubby and I are both patients of Dr Staffords. He is a very kind, caring and thorough physician. He takes time with us and explains all results of labs in detail. Highly recommend him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Stafford Jr accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Stafford Jr has admitting privileges

Erlanger Medical Center
975 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN 37403
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Memorial Hospital
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
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Parkridge Medical Center
2333 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
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