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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Head is Good. Dr. Head has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4 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 41 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 Family Physicians.