Dr. Ronald Cherry, MD

Dr. Ronald Cherry, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ronald Cherry, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Sweetwater, TN. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

304 Church St

Sweetwater, TN 37874

Contact Information

(865) 213-8595

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Asthma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blastomycosis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis

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

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Louisville
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cherry has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cherry's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cherry to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Cherry's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Athens, Tn |
I was referred to Dr. Cherry thru my internal medicine dr. I find that he is very knowledgeable in his speciality of pulmonology. He is a very kind and caring man. Explains things well, and in terminology for you to understand. He spends time with his patients so you do not feel rushed out of...more
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in Kingston, TN |
My home is an hour's drive away but well worth it! I am sure I could get a pulmonary doctor closer to home but my confidence in him based on experience (several years) makes the trip worth it.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cherry accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Cherry has admitting privileges

Fort Loudoun Medical Center
550 Fort Loudoun Medical Center Dr
Lenoir City, TN 37772
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Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
1901 W Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN 37916
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Sweetwater Hospital Association
304 Wright Street
Sweetwater, TN 37874
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