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Dr. Michael Tigar, MD

Pediatrics* Age 54
Dr. Michael Tigar, MD
4.8 (15 Ratings)

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Dr. Michael Tigar, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Chattanooga, TN.
Dr. Michael Tigar, MD
4.8 (15 Ratings)
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Dr. Michael Tigar, MD

Pediatrics* Age 54
Chattanooga, TN
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Dr. Michael Tigar, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Chattanooga, TN.

About

Dr. Michael Tigar, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Chattanooga, TN. They graduated from Louisiana State University and completed a residency at University of Florida. They currently practice at Galen Internal Medicine & Pediatrics and are affiliated with Parkridge East Hospital. At present, Dr. Tigar received an average rating of 4.8/5 from patients and has been reviewed 15 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Tigar is board certified in Pediatrics and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1 Galen Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
    1651 Gunbarrel Rd Ste 302, Chattanooga, TN 37421

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4.8
Based on 15 Reviews
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Nov 22, 2018
Dr. Tigar is fabulous! He listens to our questions and answers everything regardless of how silly they may seem. He reassures is as new parents and gives our little boy excellent care. Can’t recommend him enough!
— Nov 22, 2018
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Specialties*
Pediatrics
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Education

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Medical Education
  • Louisiana State University
Medical Education

Board Certifications

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  • Pediatrics
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Internship

Internship
  • University of Florida
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • University of Florida
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Vanderbilt University
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Michael Tigar, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Tigar's profile.

Dr. Michael Tigar, MD is affiliated with Parkridge East Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Michael Tigar, MD holds board certification in Pediatrics.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Parkridge East Hospital

    941 Spring Creek Rd, Chattanooga, TN