Dr. Richard Morrison, MD

Dr. Richard Morrison, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Morrison, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Chattanooga, TN. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

2108 E 3rd St Ste 300

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Contact Information

(423) 624-5200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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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 Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Erlanger Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Erlanger Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • New York University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Morrison has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Morrison's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Morrison to family and friends
5.0
based on 20 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Morrison'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Graysville |
He is absolutely great. Knows what he is doing and makes sure his patients are well cared for. I had surgery in 2013. If I ever have to have heart surgery again, I pray he will be the one that will do it.
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in Rocky Face, GA |
Dr Morrison is the most professional and skilled heart surgeon in the Southeast. He is innovative and knowledgeable in the latest methods and skills. His staff is highly qualified and execute the highest level of care to Dr. Morrison's patients. I am so grateful for his skills and for my...more
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in Ooltewah, Tn |
Best cardiac surgeon in town.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Morrison accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • 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
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Morrison has admitting privileges

Memorial Hospital
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
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Hutcheson Medical Center
100 Gross Crescent Cir
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
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