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Dr. Lonard Rigsby, MD

Internist, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

Dr. Lonard Rigsby is a dedicated and compassionate internist caring for the Chattanooga, TN community. Dr. Rigsby attended the University of Alabama, Birmingham, where he earned his medical degree and received his bachelor’s degree from the same institution. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Duke University Medical Center and internship in internal medicine at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Dr. Rigsby practices at Academic Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, the Society of Hospital Medicine, and the International Society for Mountain Medicine. He sees patients for illness, as well as other common and specialized reasons. Dr. Rigsby is devoted to ensuring the longevity of his patients’ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. He takes his time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health of all his patients.

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Specialties

  • Primary Care Doctor
  • Internist

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Education and training

  • Duke University Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - University of Alabama, Birmingham, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Alabama, Birmingham (Bachelor’s)
  • University of Alabama, Birmingham, Internship in Internal Medicine

Professional memberships

  • American College of Physicians
  • International Society for Mountain Medicine
  • Society of Hospital Medicine
  • Wilderness Medical Society

Awards and publications

  • Hugh Dempsey Award for Academic Excellence
  • Lange Award for Academic Excellence, 1974
  • Shimm DS, Logue GL, Rigsby LC: Diagnostic Evaluation of the Superior Vena Cava Syndrome. Jama 245: 951, 1981

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1942285523

Office locations

Academic Internal Medicine

979 E Third St, Ste B601

Chattanooga, TN 37403

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Very pleasant and professional. Listens well. Highly recommend!
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Very thorough, kind and caring. Took time to listen to all my concerns
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Listened to me & is willing to help me with my health goals.
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He was very thorough.Spent a good amount of time in the room with me. Explained everything well. Very happy. Great visit.
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Dr. Rigsby was very concerned about me
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DR. RIGSBY WAS VERY CONCERNED ABOUT ME AND MY WIFE HEALTH .
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He is a great doctor and I just established him as my primary care doctor. He was very thorough and listen to all of my concerns. I couldn't ask for a better experience.
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He was extremely informative! Loved him.
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Extremely professional and yet personal to the extent that it promotes both comfort and trust, listening thoroughly to the patient's problems and then discussing a plan of action that is both conservative and appropriate.
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