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Alvin C. Powers MD

Chief, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism, Director, Vanderbilt Diabetes Center, Joe C. Davis Chair of Biomedical Sciences, and Professor of Medicine and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Areas of Expertise

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    Diabetes and Endocrinology
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    Endocrinology and Metabolism
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    Thyroid Disease and Thyroid Cancer


1215 21st Avenue South, 8th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232


  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Tennessee, 1979
  • Internship - Duke University Health System, 1980
  • Residency - Duke University Health System, 1982
  • Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital, 1983

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1982
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1985