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Theodore Richards, MD

Dr. Richards is a cardiologist in the Chattanooga area. He is affiliated with Memorial Healthcare System and 6 more hospitals.
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80 doctors
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39 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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59 doctors
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58 doctors
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29 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more heart disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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84 doctors
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84 doctors
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42 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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40 doctors
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40 doctors
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20 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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45 doctors
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46 doctors
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22 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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44 doctors
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44 doctors
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21 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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78 doctors
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78 doctors
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38 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more inguinal hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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20 doctors
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20 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more kidney stones patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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27 doctors
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28 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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74 doctors
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74 doctors
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37 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more ventral hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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34 doctors
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33 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more chronic bronchitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Richards saw more osteonecrosis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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25 doctors
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24 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more sepsis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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15 doctors
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16 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more gallstones patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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52 doctors
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52 doctors
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26 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more urinary tract infection (UTI) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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27 doctors
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28 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more biliary tract disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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18 doctors
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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more bowel obstruction patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Richards saw more psychosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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41 doctors
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40 doctors
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20 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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40 doctors
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41 doctors
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20 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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54 doctors
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54 doctors
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27 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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64 doctors
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65 doctors
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32 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more lung condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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17 doctors
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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more diverticulitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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14 doctors
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14 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more aspiration patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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47 doctors
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47 doctors
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23 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more pneumonia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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48 doctors
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48 doctors
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24 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more headaches patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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7 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Richards saw cholecystitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chattanooga area. Learn more.

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20 doctors
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20 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Richards saw more lung cancer patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Locations

Dr. Richards sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Office
2341 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
509 miles away
Tennessee Imaging and Vein Center
1604 Gunbarrel Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37421
505 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1978
  • Naval Medical Center (Portsmouth) Program
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Richards is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Memorial Healthcare System
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hospital Hixson
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Highlands Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Parkridge East Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Parkridge Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Hutcheson Medical Center
    Hospital safety grade not available
  • Rhea Medical Center
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • PacificSource
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield