Allen J. Naftilan MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine, and Clinical Director, Heart Failure Program
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    4.9
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  • 399 ratings
  • 50 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    Cardiovascular Medicine
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    Congestive Heart Failure
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    Hypertension

Locations (3)

1215 21st Avenue South, 5th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
1370 Gateway Boulevard, Suite 200
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
1397 South College Street, Bldg 2 Suite 1
Winchester, TN 37398

Languages

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    English

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Chicago, 1979
  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1982
  • Internship, Internal Medicine - Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School, 1983
  • Residency, Internal Medicine - Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School, 1985
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Medicine - Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School, 1988
  • Research Fellow, Cardiovascular Sciences - Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School, 1988

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1985
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1987

Patient Comments

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Dr. Naftilan is friendly and listens well. He communicates concern and has a good sense of humor that helps with allaying any fears I have.
July 21, 2020
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Very Good
July 20, 2020
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very good
June 26, 2020
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Excellent care!
June 23, 2020
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The doctors and nurses were extremely busy but I did not feel rushed or neglected at all. Dr. Naftali is kindness itself and I felt completely confident I had the best care available today.
June 11, 2020
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Allen is never in a big hurry to rush through the exam.
May 22, 2020
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Thorough discussion,questions, and advice on maintaining good health outcomes.
May 21, 2020
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Dr. Naftilan is one of best physicians at VUMC. Excellent!
May 19, 2020
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Dr Naftilan is the best.
May 12, 2020
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