M. Dathan Chesnut, MD

Internal Medicine
9403 Westport Road
Louisville, KY 40241 Get Directions
502.214.8104
250 East Liberty Street Suite 410
Louisville, KY 40202 Get Directions
M. Dathan Chesnut, MD
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Annual Membership Fee

450.00 every 3 months
900.00 every 6 months
1,800.00 each year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

As I reflect on the reasons I chose a career in Internal Medicine, the first word that comes to my mind is relationships. Early on in medical school, at the University of Louisville, I enjoyed getting to know my patients as more than simply a disease or medical problem. Now in my twelfth year as a physician, getting to know my patients on a personal level and working towards their wellness goals makes every patient encounter rewarding. As an avid cyclist and triathlete, as well as father of two young children, I also understand the need to balance physical activity with the demands of work and family. My goal is to help my patients formulate and achieve their wellness goals, whatever they may be.

As the profession of medicine evolves in the 21st century, an unfortunate consequence of the changes in primary care medicine is shorter patient visits and less availability of doctors to their patients. As your private physician, I envision a return to prior times in medicine where patients could enjoy a cup of coffee in the physician’s office rather than hurry through an office visit. My patients deserve to have the time to have all of their problems addressed during an office visit in an unhurried manor. Similar to concierge type medical practice, my patients and I will enjoy the time to get to know each other on a personal level. This relationship will allow me, as your personal doctor, to develop a wellness plan suited to you, and be available to you for when you need me.
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Dr. Chesnut's Credentials

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Residency:
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY
Internal Medicine 2005-2007

Internship:
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY
2004-2005

Medical School:
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY
Doctorate of Medicine 2004

Undergraduate:
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Bachelor of Science, Biology 1998
Summa Cum Laude

American Board of Internal Medicine
Norton, Baptist and Kentucky One
Highest score on in-training exam during residency 2005
POD Leader, Continuity Clinic 2005-2006
Steering Committee, Department of Internal Medicine 2004-2005
American College of Physicians
Kentucky Medical Association
Greater Louisville Medical Society
Kentucky

Testimonials from patients of Dr. Chesnut

from Betty in KY March 13, 2020 for M. Dathan Chesnut, MD

Dr. Chesnut is always there whenever I need medical attention and beyond help. Dr. Chesnut is outstanding on his care for his patients. I have been through an extreme amount of test and surgeries with success. I owe all my better health to Dr. Chesnut and the specialists that he works with. Dr. Chesnut goes above and beyond his care for his patients. Thank you Dr. Chesnut for being you.… See more

from John in KY March 12, 2020 for M. Dathan Chesnut, MD

It's a God send that I found Dr. Chestnut when I did. Just months after meeting I had an unexpected, life changing event and Dr. Chestnut helped me through it immensely with his wise medical counsel and compassion. I am so grateful for his check-ins and his willingness to make time. Having Dr. Chestnut as my doctor has been an amazing experience- I'm so grateful! Thank you! 

from Todd in KY March 11, 2020 for M. Dathan Chesnut, MD

Dr. Chesnut has always been there for me and my family. Had two serious medical issues in a 9 month period. He referred me to the best specialist/surgeon, both procedures went perfectly, but took it’s toll on me mentally, causing very negative personality changes. Dr. Chesnut never stopped supporting me and got me back to my “old self” again. He’s the best!

from Sandy in KY March 4, 2018 for M. Dathan Chesnut, MD

Dr. Chesnut,
How can I express my gratitude to you over the past few years? First, you have always answered my calls or returned my calls shortly. You are a wonderful and kind listener with a great sense of humor! I trust you entirely with my health care and my frame of mind.
May you continue to give to your patients your thoughtfulness, as I hope we, your patients, do the same… See more

from Cindy in KY March 1, 2018 for M. Dathan Chesnut, MD

I would like to thank Dr. Chestnut for the personal attention that he shows us each time we visit his office. He takes the time to understand what we need. He is always available to return a call or answer a question. He is the best physician that I have had. I would highly recommend him to anyone.

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