Dr. Richard Morrison, MD

Dr. Richard Morrison, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Richard Morrison, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

6031 Shallowford Rd Ste 117

Chattanooga, TN 37421

Contact Information

(423) 498-3570

Insurance Accepted

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

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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. Morrison's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Morrison performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Morrison performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Morrison performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Morrison performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Morrison performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Morrison performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

About Me

Care Philosophy

Morrison Heart Center, the trusted name in Heart Care, "we don't just perform heart surgery or just take care of patients; when you literally hold someone's heart in your hands, you make a lasting connection.  You become family," Dr. Morrison. 

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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With out GOD and Doctor MORRISON I would not be alive today!! Thank you DR. MORRISON FOR GIVING ME LIFE FOR 11 MORE YEARS. Thank you PA TRACI for going far and beyound caring for me. Thank you PA BRITTANY for all you have done. All 3 are so special 2 my family & my self. Folks these people care...Read More
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I had the great privledge to meet Dr. Morrison shortly after having my heart attack. He had a magical way of bringing comfort and confidence during our pre op conference. I immediately felt assured that I was in good hands. My open heart surgery went very well and I was up and walking about the...Read More
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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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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...Read More
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Best cardiac surgeon in town.
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Morrison Heart Center

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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