Dr. Caroline Chester MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Caroline Chester is a plastic surgeon in Nashville, Tennessee and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Saint Thomas West Hospital and Tristar Centennial Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Chester accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 9 doctors at Saint Thomas West Hospital and one of 9 at Tristar Centennial Medical Center who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: General Plastic Surgery, Aesthetic/Cosmetic, Breast Reconstruction, Pediatric

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1983–1986

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1988–1989

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1989–1991

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1986–1988

University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified 20 years in Plastic Surgery

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified 16 years in Hand Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 24 years in Surgery

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

DC State Medical License
Active through 2014

TN State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

The extended V-Y Flapp
J.J. Pribaz, C.H Chester, D.T. Barralt

Principles for the surgical management of patients with Proteus syndrome and patients with overgrowth not meeting Proteus criteria.
Lublin M, Schwartzentruber DJ, Lukish J, Chester C, Biesecker LG, Newman KD

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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