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Richard A. Moore, PhD, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Dr. Moore, board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), specializes in colon and rectal surgery. Dr. Moore joined University Surgical Associates in 2003.

Dr. Moore has office hours at the Erlanger Medical Mall on Monday (1 – 4 p.m.), Tuesday (9 a.m. – noon) and Thursday (9 – 11:30 a.m.). Dr. Moore performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital and the Plaza Surgery Center at Erlanger.

Dr. Moore is a professor of surgery, Department of Surgery, for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga.

Nurse: Kristin Dagnan, RN
Contact: (423) 267-0466

education

Undergraduate
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
BSN., Nursing
1976 – 1979

Graduate
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
MS, Physiology
1979 – 1982

Graduate
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
PhD, Physiology
1982 – 1985

Medical School
Temple U. School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
Doctor of Medicine
1987

Internship
General Surgery
Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center/Temple University
Johnstown, PA
1987 – 1988

ResidencyGeneral Surgery
Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center/Temple University
Johnstown, PA
1988 – 1992

Fellowship
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Carle Clinic,
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Champaign, IL
1992 – 1993

Academic Appointments

2003 – present
Professor
Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

2003 – present
Program Director
Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

1999 – 2002
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dept. of Surgery/Colon and Rectal Surgery
Erie, PA

1995 – 2002
Program Director, and Clinical Assistant Professor
Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center
General Surgery Residency Training Program
Johnstown, PA

1994 – 2002
Clinical Assistant Professor
Temple University School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Philadelphia, PA

1993 – 1995
Assistant Program Director and
Clinical Assistant Professor
Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center
General Surgery Residency Program
Johnstown, PA

1992 – 1993
Clinical Instructor of Surgery
Carle Clinic, University of Illinois College of Medicine
Champaign/Urbana, IL

Certifications

ABS, 1993
   Recertified in 2003
American Board of 
  Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2007
Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 2007
Medical License – Tennessee, 2008
Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery, 2007
Stapled Transrectal Resection, 2009

Honors/Awards

Golden Scalpel Award, 1995, 2001
Conemaugh Resident Graduation Outstanding Lecturer, 1997
   Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center
Basic Science lecture Award, 2002
Surgery Teaching Award, 2003
   University of Tenn, Chattanooga
Gold Star Award, 2000
   Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center

Military Service

1969 – 1972
United States Army Paratrooper
Helicopter and Field Medic
Honorable Discharge
   Awarded Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart
   Republic of Vietnam


Professional Organizations: American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, 1997–2000; American College of Surgeons, Fellow; Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons; Association of Program Directors in Surgery, 1998–2002; Southeastern Surgical Congress
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