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Specializes in Internal Medicine • Male

5653 Frist Blvd Ste 630
Hermitage, TN 37076
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Dr. Elrod Jr.'s Offices

Summit Medical Associates
Summit Medical Associates
5653 Frist Blvd Ste 630
Hermitage, TN 37076
  • New Patient:
    (615) 200-9845
    Existing Patient:
    (615) 391-3971
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Dr. Elrod Jr.'s Experience

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Dr. Elrod Jr.'s Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

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Hospital Quality

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Tristar Summit Medical Center
5655 Frist Blvd
Hermitage, TN 37076

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Elrod Jr. accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
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    Summit Medical Associates
    5653 Frist Blvd Ste 630
    Hermitage, TN 37076
    New Patient:
    (615) 200-9845
    Existing Patient:
    (615) 391-3971
    Contact Information
    (615) 391-1959 (Fax)
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    Accepted Insurances

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  2. Dr. Elrod Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
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    Background Check for Dr. Elrod Jr.

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Tennesseebowld Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    University Tenn
    Complete in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Elrod Jr. & Staff

    • English
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  3. Dr. Elrod Jr.'s Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

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    17 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 17 responses
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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