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Dr. Melvin Lightford, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Nashville, TN. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Lightford is affiliated with Nashville General Hospital At Meharry, Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital and TriStar Skyline Medical Center. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Melvin Lightford has the following 7 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Internal Medicine

An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.

These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.

In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.


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Locations & Directions

Saint Thomas Medical Partners-Metro Center

131 French Landing Dr
Nashville, TN 37228

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