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About Dr. Albert T Spaw

Dr. Albert T Spaw, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Nashville, TN. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Spaw has received 6 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

18 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Albert T Spaw is Excellent. Dr. Albert T Spaw has been rated by 18 patients. From those 18 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Albert T Spaw is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Saint Thomas Health

2000 Murphy Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
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Specialties

Dr. Albert T Spaw has the following 1 specialty

  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • Expertise

    3 Expertise

  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)

Reviews

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Five Stars

Role model for all doctors.

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Lap Band

Dr. Spaw is the BEST Dr. that I have ever had period. I am 7 years out with Lap band surgery and have had no complications and no complaints. DR. Spaw is Absolutely the best..... Always there for you with dedication. He truely cares for his patients as if they are family. I have never had nothing in his office but respect.

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Five Stars

Dr Spaw saved my life I had gastric bypass surgery 7 years ago best thing I've ever done

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Wonderful Doc

He is thorough and very patient. Great listener and makes you feel like he is only there for you. He takes his time, even sits down. You can just tell he cares...Not only a great doctor but a wonderful, caring person.

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AL SPaw

Dr Al is one of the best Doctors I have had period. A caring but friendly person that knows his trade. I am 5 years out now and he has always been there for me. He did a great job and I have no regrets. I trust him with my life!

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  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2016, 2013, 2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014, 2011, 2013, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State

    Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

    37 Years Experience

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • United States Army Medical Center - Eisenhower

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Albert T Spaw accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee
    • BCBS TN Blue Network E
    • BCBS TN Blue Network S
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Saint Thomas Health, 2000 Murphy Ave, Nashville, TN

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