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Michael F. Vaezi, PhD, MD, MS

  • Clinical Director, Division of Gastroenterology
  • Director of the Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders
  • Professor of Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Nutritional Deficiencies and Weight Loss


  • English
  • Turkish


  • Masters of Science - Case Western Reserve University, 1983
  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1988
  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1992
  • Internship - University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, 1993
  • Residency - University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, 1995
  • Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic, 1996


1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 1660
Nashville, TN 37232

Patient Comments

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  • Love *Dr. Vaezi. Knowledgeable, highly recommended for chronic cough.
    Patient | April 30, 2020
  • He did describe to me what my disease does, but it was different then what my previous doctors said.
    Patient | Februray 13, 2020
  • *Dr. Vaczi was very plain speaking regarding medical information given. Answered our questions and clarified any confusion. *Dr. Vaczi.
    Patient | Februray 12, 2020
  • Very good experience. Very pleased with *Dr. Valgris.
    Patient | Februray 4, 2020
  • *Dr. Vaezi spent at least 1/2 hour with us. After surgery was agreed upon he immediately arranged for me to be seen by the surgeon who spent another 45 minutes explaining things.
    Patient | November 11, 2019