Dr. Richard Peters, MD

Dr. Richard Peters, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Richard Peters, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill in 1989 and specializes in internal medicine.

3370 Jenkins Rd

Chattanooga, TN 37421

Contact Information

(423) 648-8005

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Dr. Peters' Experience

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Dr. Peters' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Peters "Beacon's primary care physicians are committed to your personal health. Formed in 1996, Beacon Health Alliance, PC is one of Chattanooga's largest private physician primary care groups completely dedicated to providing primary health care for children and adults of all ages. Specializing in pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology, family practice and internal medicine, Beacon's qualified and highly trained physicians deliver a unique brand of personalized care that makes them the Chattanooga area's premier primary care providers."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

149  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Breath Testing
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Spirometry
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Ung-Greensboro
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Peters has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peters' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peters to family and friends
27 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Peters' 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)

Superb Physician--Truly cares and makes patient feel as though HE personally cares about your health difficulties and refers you to BEST SPECIALIST that he knows. Thank you Dr Peters. Really appreciate you.
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Great physician. Very scholarly and up-to-date and best practices! Listens and makes a shared treatment plan!
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Dr. Peters takes his time and LISTENS to your concerns and then addresses them in a way you can understand.
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