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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Cofer is Excellent. Dr. Cofer has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 3.9
Spends Time with Me 3.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

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 5 awards.

medical students teaching award
teaching award surgery residents
teaching award medical students
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2012)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Cofer has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Cartersville Medical Center 
  • Memorial Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph B Cofer MD is a male Surgeon, has 33 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joseph B. Cofer practice?
Dr. Joseph Cofer has 4 office locations.
Dr. Joseph Cofer practices Surgery near Chattanooga, TN.
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