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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Head is Excellent. Dr. Head has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
Promptness 3.8
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 3.9
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 21 areas:
  • Allergy
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Dizziness
  • Electrocardiography (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Gout
  • Gynecology
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Menopause
  • Neck Pain
  • Obesity
  • Panic Disorder
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Education & Awards

Dr. Head graduated from University of Louisville . He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2010)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Nashville, TN
Family Practitioner


Dr. Head has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • St Thomas Hospital 
  • Southern Hills Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James Ross Head MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 40 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. James R. Head practice?
Dr. James Head has 2 office locations.
Dr. James Head practices Family Medicine near Nashville, TN.
See Nashville Primary Care Doctors.