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James L. Netterville MD

The Mark C. Smith Professor of Head and Neck Oncology, Director of Head and Neck Oncologic Services, Executive Vice Chair, Department of Otolaryngology, and Associate Director, Bill Wilkerson Center for Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences
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  • 225 ratings
  • 40 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    Cancer
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    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology)
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    Head and Neck Cancer
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    Otolaryngology
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    Otolaryngology Surgery
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    Skull Base Conditions
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    Skull Base Surgery
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    Thyroid Surgery
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    Upper Airway (Tracheal), Oral, Nasal, Lip, and Other Head and Neck Cancers

Conditions and Treatments

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    Head and Neck Cancer
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    Skull Base Conditions
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    Upper Airway (Tracheal), Oral, Nasal, Lip, and Other Head and Neck Cancers
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    Skull Base Surgery
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    Thyroid Surgery

Location

1215 21st Ave. S., Floors 6-10
Nashville, TN 37232

Languages

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    English

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Tennessee, 1980
  • Internship - Methodist Hospital, 1981
  • Residency - Methodist Hospital, 1982
  • Fellowship - University of Iowa Healthcare, 1985
  • Residency - University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 1985

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology, 1985

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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. Netterville is an amazing Doctor. He represents Vanderbilt well. The man truly cares and demonstrates genuine empathy. He's very knowledgeable and on the cutting edge of his craft.
March 17, 2022
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I have total confidence in Dr Netterville. He has a calm and caring nature which gives reassurance.
March 15, 2022
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Such a wonderful experience. I am blessed to have him for my surgeon. Explained everything and answered all my questions.
March 12, 2022
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*Dr. Netterville and his staff were considerate, caring, & thorough.
March 3, 2022
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One of the best providers I have ever encountered. Knowledgeable, personable, and absolutely wonderful. I would recommend to anyone!
Februray 24, 2022
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This dr. and staff are always very informative and include my thoughts as to my treatments or observations.
Februray 21, 2022
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*Dr. Netterville is the ultimate pro. Very humble and extremely easy to talk to.
Februray 9, 2022
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Dr Netterville is exceptional. He is kind, knowledgeable, not rushed, I am lucky to be his patient.
January 25, 2022
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He is the absolute best doctor I have ever had
January 24, 2022
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