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Sara N. Horst MD, MPH

Associate Professor
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  • 164 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
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    Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Conditions and Treatments

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    Colonoscopy with Chromoendoscopy
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    EGD with Dilation
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    Enteroscopy (Push)
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    Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
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Vanderbilt Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 20500
Nashville, TN 37204


  • Doctor of Medicine - Ohio State University, 2004
  • Residency - Ohio State University Medical Center, 2007
  • Post Graduate Training - Ohio State University Medical Center, 2008
  • Master of Public Health - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2011
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2011

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2013

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr Horst showed me she truly cares about her patients. She took the time explain details to me. I was very impressed that she helped explore options s to get my medication. Every time I meet with her she shows how much she cares and is concerned about me. I am so honored and thankful to have her as my doctor.
Februray 25, 2022
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*Dr. Horst has only given me excellent care -
Februray 21, 2022
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*Dr. Horst and her staff is so helpful and educational.
Februray 21, 2022
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I learned so much about my condition that I was never told by my previous doctor *Dr. Horst was kind, patient and an amazing communicator.
Februray 7, 2022
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Dr.Horst is a very knowledgable and personable physician.She communicates in a clear, respectful,concise manner with her patients and is an attentive listener. I'm very grateful she is part of the medical team that provides care for me.
Februray 3, 2022
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It seems like she always remembers me from every visit. I don't have to remind her of my conditions. She is very caring and personable
January 26, 2022
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Listened well and didn't feel rushed.
January 23, 2022
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I always feel comfortable during my visits, everyone takes good care of me in the office. I love Dr. Horst she is a wonderful doctor and has helped me greatly.
January 17, 2022
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*Dr. Horst is an amazing dr. Without her, I don't know how I would handle my Crohn's Disease.
December 14, 2021
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