Dr. Joseph Cofer MD

General Surgeons in Chattanooga, TN

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Dr. Joseph Cofer specializes in general surgery in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Dr. Joseph Cofer has been compared 49 times. Details of Dr. Cofer's 38 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of Tennessee are available on your free doctor report.


Primary Location for Dr. Cofer

Dr. Joseph Cofer
979 E 3rd St
Suite 300
Chattanooga, TN 37403

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Dr. Joseph Cofer has an average rating of 2 stars (out of 5) with a rating of Fair based on 4 reviews.

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Joseph Cofer has been identified as specializing in General Surgery.

He is certified in General Surgery.

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Accepted Insurance

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Dr. Joseph Cofer accepts the following plans at 979 E 3rd St, Chattanooga, TN

  • United Healthcare - Direct
  • Cigna
  • Multiplan
  • BCBS Tennessee
  • BCBS Georgia

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 Hospital Affiliation

A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.

Dr. Cofer is affiliated with 1 hospital:

Erlanger North Hospital
632 Morrison Springs Rd
Chattanooga, Tennessee


Dr. Cofer attended medical school at University of Tennessee College of Medicine and graduated in 1978 having 38 years experience.

While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.


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