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Internal Medicine | Male

BHA Internal Medicine 3370 Jenkins Rd Chattanooga, TN 37421 Get Directions

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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.

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Biography

Dr. Richard Peters, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Chattanooga, TN. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Peters is affiliated with Erlanger Medical Center and Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Peters' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peters to family and friends
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based on 26 total surveys (3 with reviews)
Dr. Peters' Performance
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    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
in Chattanooga, TN |
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.
in Collegedale, TN |
Great physician. Very scholarly and up-to-date and best practices! Listens and makes a shared treatment plan!
in Chattanooga, TN |
Dr. Peters takes his time and LISTENS to your concerns and then addresses them in a way you can understand.
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Dr. Peters' Care Philosophy

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.

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

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Syncope

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine, Chattanooga Campus

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine, Chattanooga Campus

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    Ung-Greensboro

    Graduated in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Allergy Treatment
  • Breath Testing
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Pap Smear
  • Spirometry
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination