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Dr. Joseph Broaddus Cofer MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 32 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Colon & Rectal Surgery, and Transplant Surgery.
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Dr. Joseph Cofer has 3 office locations.
Bushtown - Highland Park
University Surgical Associates
979 E 3rd St
Suite 300
Chattanooga, TN 37403

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(7)
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Cofer is Excellent. Dr. Cofer has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.8
  • Currently 3.8 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
  • Currently 3.4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.2
  • Currently 3.2 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.2
  • Currently 3.2 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.4
  • Currently 3.4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Cofer, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Allergy
  • Asthma
  • Eczema
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Immunotherapy
  • Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Pulmonary Function Test

Education & Awards

Dr. Cofer graduated from University of Tennessee, Memphis. He has 4 awards.

Awards  
teaching award surgery residents
teaching award medical students
medical students teaching award
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2012)

Affiliations

Dr. Cofer has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Cartersville Medical Center 
  • Memorial Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Cofer accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 20 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee - 8 plans
  • Unicare - 3 plans
  • Bluegrass Family Health - 3 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 7 plans

Languages

  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Joseph B. Cofer practice?
Dr. Joseph Cofer practices Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Colon & Rectal Surgery, and Transplant Surgery near Chattanooga, TN.
See Chattanooga Surgeons and Chattanooga Colorectal Surgeons.