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Rachel C. Forbes MD, MBA, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery, Chief, Division of Kidney & Pancreas Transplantation, and Surgical Director of Living Donor Kidney Transplantation
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  • 67 ratings
  • 5 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    Dialysis Access
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    Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
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    Laparoscopic Kidney Donor Surgery
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    Pancreas Transplantation
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    Pediatric Kidney Transplant
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    Pediatric Surgery
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    Renal Transplantation
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    Renal/Kidney Transplantation
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    Transplant Surgery

Conditions and Treatments

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    Chronic Kidney Disease
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    Diabetes and Kidney Disease
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    End-Stage Kidney Disease
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    Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
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    Kidney Transplantation
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    Renal Transplantation
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    Arteriovenous Fistula Surgery
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    Arteriovenous Graft Surgery
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    Dialysis Access Revision Surgery
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    Dialysis Access Surgery
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    Excision Failed Transplant Kidney
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    Kidney Transplant
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    Laparoscopic Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter
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    Laparoscopic/Robotic-Assisted Kidney Donor Surgery

Location

1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 2501
Nashville, TN 37232

Languages

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    English

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2005
  • Master of Business Administration - Vanderbilt University, 2013
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Board Certifications

  • Surgical Critical Care - American Board of Surgery, 2013

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Patient Comments

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Dr. Forbes is very professional. She always explains my procedures in terms that I understand. She gives me alternatives, explains them, and helps me choose the best plan of action. I have complete confidence and trust in Dr. Rachel Forbes.
October 27, 2021
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She is good.
July 29, 2021
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I am blessed to have *Dr. Forbes and her team on my side.
July 20, 2021
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*Dr. Forbes gave me some hope in my future. I felt very comfortable with her.
July 2, 2021
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*Dr. Forbes was great!
April 13, 2021
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