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About Dr. Simpson B Tanner IV
Dr. Simpson B Tanner IV, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Nashville, TN. He has 35 years of experience. His specialties include Allergy & Immunology, Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Tanner is affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation. Dr. Tanner has received 4 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Simpson B Tanner IV has the following 3 specialties
- Allergy & Immunology
A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.
- 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.
Dr. Simpson B Tanner IV has the following 14 expertise
- Nasal Allergy (Rhinitis)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Hay Fever (Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis)
Dr. Simpson B Tanner IV has 3 board certified specialties
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Dr. Simpson B Tanner IV is Board Certified in 3 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2018)
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.
Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2018)
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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016)
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.
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.
Dr. Tanner is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
35 Years Experience
Wake Forest University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1983
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Dr. Simpson B Tanner IV accepts the following insurance providers.
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TN Blue Network S
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry PPO - TN
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana National POS
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsAsthma Sinus Allergy Program, 2611 W End Ave Ste 210, Nashville, TN
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