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About Dr. Christopher S Shamblin

Dr. Christopher S Shamblin, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Sweetwater, TN. He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Shamblin has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

21 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Christopher S Shamblin is Great. Dr. Christopher S Shamblin has been rated by 21 patients. From those 21 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Christopher S Shamblin is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Sweetwater Hospital

304 Church St
Sweetwater, TN 37874
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Specialties

Dr. Christopher S Shamblin has the following 1 specialty

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Check-up
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)
  • Immunization
  • Vaccination
  • Physical
  • Heartburn

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One Star

Very rude and insulted me in a very personal manner. I'm currently looking for a new primary care.

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Four Stars

Dr. Shamblin is an excellent doctor. He seems to genuinely care about his patients' issues, and is willing to discuss different treatment options at length in spite of how busy his office is. Even when it's very clear that he's tired, he doesn't let it come at the expense of good treatment. My only complaints here would be that the wait time is quite a while even after you're taken back to your room, and that some of his expectations on how much a patient needs to put up with are sometimes unrealistic. On the former, I understand that really can't be helped sometimes. On the latter, he seems to be tough as nails so I understand his disposition, but I hope he understands at some point how differently people process and live with physical pain. I stopped seeing him only because I felt I should see a female doctor regarding other issues, but I would recommend him to anyone. He really does seem to care about the people he's treating.

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rudeness w/ dr and staff

Rudeness w/ Dr and staff. I had a 11:15 am appt and it wad one before being seen. Then five minute and rude comments regarding my abdominal scars. Then he walks out. I had seen him before, something's changed. Find a different Dr.. you will be healthier for it.

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Compassonate

Dr. Shambles is compassionate with good bedside manner. Many Dr's could learn from him .He's a great person as well.

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Very personable

Dr. Shamblin has a great bedside manner! He's kind, humble and patient, and showed real regard for me as an individual. He spent longer than average with me during my doctor visits and he never made me feel like a number or a hassle, as some doctors are apt to do. The only negative I experienced was that it took him several months to order tests for a back problem I'd been having, and it turned out that I needed surgery (and therefore could've been without pain much sooner). HOWEVER, while I believe he should've ordered the tests 'just in case' this is not something I hold against him because I had some other problems that were outweighing attention to my back at the time.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2009, 2011, 2008)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2011)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    18 Years Experience

  • American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

Locations & Directions

Sweetwater Hospital, 304 Church St, Sweetwater, TN
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