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Dr. Alvin Powers MD is a male Internist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.
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Dr. Alvin Powers has 2 office locations.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1215 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37232

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Locations and availability (2)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(5)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alvin Powers is Excellent. Dr. Powers has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Alvin Powers, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology and Metabolism.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes
  • Pancreatic Tumor (Islet Cell Adenoma)
  • Thyroid Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Powers graduated from University of Tennessee, Memphis. He has 4 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Pancreatic Tumor (Islet Cell Adenoma)
Type 1 Diabetes
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Powers has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Vanderbilt University Hospital 
  • Williamson Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Powers accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee - 8 plans
  • Bluegrass Family Health - 3 plans
  • Humana - 14 plans
  • Cigna - 9 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan


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Where does Dr. Alvin Powers practice?
Dr. Alvin Powers practices Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism near Nashville, TN.
See Nashville Internists and Nashville Endocrinologists.