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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alvin Powers is Excellent. Dr. Powers has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

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

  • 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.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Pancreatic Tumor (Islet Cell Adenoma)
Type 1 Diabetes
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)


Dr. Powers has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Vanderbilt University Hospital 
  • Williamson Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Alvin Powers MD is a male Internist, has 33 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine.
Where does Dr. Alvin Powers practice?
Dr. Alvin Powers has 1 office location.
Dr. Alvin Powers practices Internal Medicine near Nashville, TN.
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