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James S. Powers MD

Professor of Medicine
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  • 157 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Geriatric Medicine
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    Internal Medicine
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    Palliative Care
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    Primary Care


1500 21st Avenue South, Village at Vanderbilt, Suite 3000
Nashville, TN 37212

Programs and Clinics


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  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Rochester, 1977
  • Residency - Cleveland Clinic, 1979
  • Residency - Case Western Reserve University Hospitals, 1980

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1980
  • Geriatric Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1988
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2012

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.
Never had a bad experience with *Dr. James Powers.
May 18, 2022
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Dr.Powers is legendary and what a privilege it is for all to be under his care!
May 3, 2022
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Dr Powers provided an excellent assessment of Janet's condition and was able to give a diagnosis. While difficult for us to hear, it was precisely what we need in planning for our future.
April 24, 2022
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Dr Powers is an incredible clinician. He listens, understands, and really cares for his patients. We are so blessed to have him!
April 1, 2022
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Very helpful. They LISTENED and showed concern regarding my problems.
March 31, 2022
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March 21, 2022
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Please see previous comment. I am very pleased that Dr. Powersis my Primary Care physician. His Residents are excellent.
February 2, 2022
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Dr Powers and the staff were caring, competent and very helpful to me
January 26, 2022
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*Dr. Powers is the BEST!!!
January 23, 2022
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