Doctor Directory

James S. Powers, MD

  • Professor of Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Palliative Care
  • Primary Care


  • English

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


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


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

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
  • *Dr. James Powers is a great doctor. He listens to your concerns and gives you a good exam as needed. He cares about this patients.
    Patient | March 16, 2020
  • I know he is busy but I would like to be able to spend more time with him so he can explain the treatment that I need.
    Patient | March 16, 2020
  • Good.
    Patient | Februray 10, 2020
  • Spent extra time with me to address hearing concerns and worked to clean wax build-up.
    Patient | January 21, 2020
  • *Dr. Powers is great. He is professional prompt and you feel like you are being cared for a family member who cares about you. He is the best!
    Patient | December 10, 2019