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Qualifications and Experience
John Engbretson is a dedicated and respectful physician specializing in family medicine and primary care doctor in Memphis, TN. Dr. Engbretson is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, and he is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians. He is currently treating patients at Christ Community Health Services and the Third Street Health Center, and Dr. Engbretson is affiliated with the Saint Francis Hospital. Dr. Engbretson attended the University of South Alabama to receive his medical education. He then completed his family medicine residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Baptist Health. Dr. Engbretson’s approach to serving his patients and their families is one that is patient-focused and one that examines patients as a whole. Many of Dr. Engbretson’s illness consultations are completed within an hour.
Verified Patient Reviews
Personable. Pronounced. Professional. I haven't experienced a first time experience. Dr. E - is the real deal!
I moved to this area in August and needed a doctor. I am so elated that I chose Dr. Engbretson. I have never had a physician that showed so much care and concern for his patients. His professional bedside manner is amazing.
Dr E is the best!!
Professional and listens and not afraid to say need to send you to another specialist for a health issue.
I absolutely love Dr. E and I’m grateful to have found him and will entrust my health to him and his awesome staff!
Great doctor !!!
Great doctor !!
Dr. E and the nursing staff were just wonderful with my son. Highly recommend.
I love Dr E! He has the best personality and he really takes the time to listen. And his staff are the nicest as well.
John Engbrestson is a wolf in sheep's clothing. I visited his facility for the first time ever for a Wellness Exam and I made this very clear on the front end that it was the ONLY thing I was there for. He ended up charging me for the Welness AND a "normal" office visit. He claimed that we discussed things that we did not. I contacted his office MULTIPLE times requesting a corrected bill. I even had my insurance company contact his office. Finally a staff member in email and on the phone said to NOT pay it, that it has been taken care of (multiple times). However, this never happened and I got sent to PRE-collections. I spent more time on this stupid little bill (more out of principle than anything) than I would care to admit. ON TOP of that, I was never called and we never discussed the results of my lab. John Engbretson MD stuck it to me for a false bill, I would stay away from his practice other wise you might get more than you bargain for with absolutely no recourse. I found and booked through Zocdoc and I wish I hadn't. Sincerest regrets.
Dr. E is a fine doctor. I am glad that I am lucky enough to have a doctor who cares about his patients and goes the extra mile to administer the right treatment. Thanks, Dr. E.
I absolutely love love love Dr. E!!! He is extremely sweet extremely patient (lord knows i need a doc with patience) lol and very considerate! He actually listens to me and comes up with actual solutions to resolve my issues. By far the best doc i have ever had!!! And bonus my daughter absolutely adores him and his nurse! ;)
Dr.E is awesome
He is honestly just the best...
Awesome doctor. New Pcp
Very friendly environment.
He is very kind, knowledgeable and very patient. I have faith in this Dr. as I have been having a lot of issues. His staff is also very friendly and professional.
My first time visiting him. He was very professional and all around excellent. He is going to be my new PCP. I was thoroughly impressed.
Dr. Engbretson and his entire staff were amazing. Very courteous and I received excellent care.
I really appreciated visiting his office. Got waiting on as soon as I finish my paperwork in and out. Great patient service you can' t ask for a better doctor appointment that what I received.
Very pleasant demeanor, staff was great as well. Beside manner was spot on. He updated me on some of the meds I had been taking for some time. Very understanding with a total focus on my well-being. Had prescriptions ready to pick up the same afternoon. He has called twice with updates and advisement. Interesting, we are new to Memphis and I actually met him in a restaurant, and remembered he was a medical doctor. I reached out and am very glad I did.
Always fantastic! Such a caring and thoughtful doctor.
Great visit, Dr. Engebretson is great with children!
He is great!!! Wonderful personality and seems to really listen and care!!!
He is the best Dr. Around. He takes good care of me.
Dr Engbretson is a caring and conscientious doctor who makes sure he's taken care of all my medical problems/needs. Great bedside manner!
Dr. E is the absolutely the best Dr. I've ever seen. He's very professional & never makes you feel bad about your illness.
He's simply the best.
Excellent bedside manners and always smiling and cheerful and very understanding physician.
Very caring and attentive Doctor.
Dr. Engbretson is very caring and knowledgeable. Great doctor, highly recommended.
I was a new patient in July 8. The office staff was professional, the wait was not long at all, the nurses in the back noticed my nervousness and calmed me down with her gentle spirit (Rachel), & Dr. E was also calming and friendly.
Great, he always answers all of my questions and concerns
Very pleasant Dr. ...really liked him...he will definitely remain my primary care physician. I will recommend him to a friend of mine.
My visit is always informative. I am always treated with respect and Dr. Engbretson has a great personality!
I really, really want to say that Dr. Engbretson was terrible so that others will steer clear keeping my times more open because I intend to go to his office for all my future visits no matter how few. Can't do that. He's pretty great. If you can get through his ironic sense of humor you'll find a real person under that lab coat that he doesn't even wear like real doctors.
He was pleasant and good bedside manner. He took his time and listened to me when I was telling him my symptoms.
I switched to Dr. E in June 2015, best decision ever! Easy to talk to about issues and very encouraging when it comes to doing things to better your health. Overall a great doctor and staff. Thank you.
DR. Engbretson was wonderful. Very funny but informative. Staff was polite and kept me informed.
Dr. Engbretson addressed all my medical concerns and listened to everything I had to say. He offered me different options to treat my condition and I feel like we agreed as a team on how to proceed forward. I really appreciated that. He is also very up on the latest treatments and medications.
he is a great doctor
Great doctor! Very personable and kind!
Dr. Engbretson is wonderful. He listens and is very kind.
Dr engbretson, was very attentive and interested, in all my questions. Great personality, very sweet, kind man!! Highly recommended! I love that me and my 2 kids can go there, (our PCP) so check ups all at 1 place!
Dr Engbretson actually sat down and listened to the problem. He was very helpful in explaining everything, and talked at an appropriate level.
Dr. Engbretson is a great doctor. His bedside manner is excellent and his knowledge is great. Always a pleasant visit with him, and he takes the time to do appropriate physical exams. I would definitely recommend him to others looking for a great family physician. Great sense of humor too.
Dr Engbretson is wonderful. Very personable and makes you feel like you can tell him anything. Very knowledgable and give great health advice rather than just tell you which med to take. Highly recommended.
Not very knowledgeable
As usual, I arrived, wait was 5 mins or less. Visit was pleasant, all questions were addressed.
This doctor is the best! Personable and he seems to really care! He is very easy to talk to and just all around an amazing physician. I have recommended him to everyone that I know.
Wait time and staff attitude not very great. Would use just for those reasons.
I would highly recommend Dr. Engbretson. Very compassionate and knowledgable physician.
He's what I consider to be an excellent doctor. He's knowledgeable and loves to explain what is happening and why. And he listens to what I have to say. He is really attentive. I'm lucky to have found him.
LOVE Dr. E! Very easy to talk to and so nice. The office, not so much. Waiting more than an hour when my appointment was at 8:00 is not acceptable. However, I will continue to go to this office to see Dr. E.
Dr. Enbretson is personable, and seemed to be focused on ensuring a pleasant visit. He didn't seem rushed and took plenty of time in our appointment. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a primary care physician.
The wait in the waiting room was ridiculous . I was there over an hour.
An extremely well-managed office with many patients. Very personable and professional staff. Dr. Engbretson is a truly good physician in that he listens and shows no desire to "get rid" of you so that he can get on to the next one. Very attentive and asks plenty of questions. Excellent doctor.
The visit was awesome Dr. Engbretson knows his material. He gave me all the information as needed for my personal concerns.
Very professional and listened!
He was very knowledgeable and he didn't have to order a bunch of test to figure out what was wrong with me.
The staff was very nice. The Dr. and the staff made me feel very comfortable as this was my first visit to see them.
Excellent bedside manner. Great listener and very compassionate. Answered all my questions!
Doctor is a very cool person. He listens to everything patient has to say. He seems very detail oriented and knowledgeable. This office itself can improve a lot. It is very difficult to get the office on phone (thanks to ZocDoc we can book appointments online now).Their lab (run by lacorp i think) doesn't look very clean or organized, I was afraid they would misplace by blood or documents! I really wish they have a web page to check tets results, read doctor's recommendations and ask questions to doc.
My visit is always great.
I was really impressed. He was great.
I was quite pleased with Dr. E's treatment and explanations. I would definitely see him again. The other staff were helpful, though I would have liked some more explanation about steps going forward, as I don't frequently go to the doctor and don't know what to expect. The office itself could be nicer. It was a bit noisy, coming from the adjoining room.
Wait time was longer be aware I had to fill out new patient information. He seems to be a great fit.
I enjoyed my first visit and decided to come back again & again. Dr. Engbretson has a nice a pleasant disposition. He shows concerns and offers thorough feedback. I would definitely recommend him to others who are searching for a care provider.
He was very professional, friendly and extremely thorough. The price for tests and everything else was great value. I would highly recomend this doctor!
He was unbelievably helpful in working with me to prescribe the proper medication within my limited budget. He might just be the best physician I've ever seen.
Very friendly staff, and will listen to all your concerns.
It was great, a real likeable man!!!
Very friendly and concerned. Quite funny. Eager to help his patients.
He's smart and witty - you'll enjoy seeing him.
It was great!! He always is!!
Very good and nice person to talk to
Dr. E is THE BEST! BUT...the office is not organized & their system of checking in & getting patients seen by the doc in a timely fashion is hideous! They fail in that area. Badly! Apparently management is unable to control their employees...I work in an operating room as a surgical first assistant to surgeons & there is NO WAY in the world anyone would tolerate that from me or my coworkers!
Great doctor !
It was great. I love going to see Dr Engbretson for my medical check ups.
The visit straight to the point didn't waste my time I was in and out in less than an hour and all my purposes
Dr. Engbretson is probably the most friendliest and understanding physician I have visited. He answers all my questions and immediately knows what is needed for any health issues I have.
Dr John Engbretson is a very good Doctor that makes a patient feel cared for and l would recommend him as a good family doctor.
He was very professional, and I am looking forward to my next appointment b/c the service will be great
He has great bedside manners. He answered all my questions. He made me feel very comfortable. I will continue to use him as my physician.
I would recommend this doctor. He was professional, patient and personable.
Dr. Engbretson is a wonderful doctor. He is very knowledgeable and has great bedside manners. He takes time to listen to your concerns. He makes you feel very comfortable and gives you hope. He makes a difference. A very compassionate doctor. I highly recommend this doctor. St. Francis partners are lucky to have him as part of their team.
It was great! Very professional and helpful.
Was funny and answered all of my questions. Gave me some insight into what I needed to do. Waiting time was very excessive. No since having an appointment if it is off by 45 minutes.
He is very down to earth. I liked him a lot. I have hope now that I am on the right track to a healthier life.
Dr. Engbretson was engaged and showed genuine concern pertaining to my issues. He is knowledgeable about solutions and medications for my symptoms. I would refer other people to his office.
He's a professional
It was a fine visit. I will go back if a need arises.
My only complaint was that I took the time to fill out all the required paperwork online, but had to repeat the process when checking in at the office. Still the overall experience was exellent.
He is a excellent doctor I was nervous going in but he made me feel a little better. I would recommend him to anyone!!!!!!!!!!!
He's VERY down to earth and really easy to talk to. VERY FUNNY yet straight to the point. I love this Dr!
No problem with doctor. waiting time is really bad. appointment has made but still have to waited over hour. why do we need to make appointment???
He is "cooler than the other side of the pillow"!. LOL!… No, really, Dr. Engbretson was awesome! He is very personable, and took the time to sit and talk to me about lifestyle change recommendations without making me feel condemned. He was also very humorous which allowed the visit to be less tense and the visit was not rushed. I would recommend him to anyone.
Dr. Engbretson is a down-to-earth, unprententious guy who has his patient's best health in mind. I would recommend him to others.
He was very personable and laid back, very easy to talk to and seemed to genuinely care about his patients
Finally found my DR. Nurses and receptionist awesom!!!