Dr. Alvin Powers, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(3)
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Dr. Alvin Powers, MD
Dr. Alvin Powers, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Powers is affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Vanderbilt Diabetes (Adult)

1215 21st Ave South MCE - South Tower, Suite 8210

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

(615) 343-8332

Dr. Alvin Powers, MD

Dr. Alvin Powers, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Dr. Powers' Experience

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Dr. Powers' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
2

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
23

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Goiter
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Tennessee
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Duke University Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Duke University Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Joslin Diabetes Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Powers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Powers' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Powers to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Powers' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Chattanooga, TN |
Dr. Powers is an amazing diabetic specialist, because of him we were blessed to have my father far longer than was ever expected. He is also very kind and generous with his time and caring, with all our veterans. Love him and very thankful to he and his team.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Powers accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
    Coventry Health Care of Tennessee PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Powers has admitting privileges

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1211 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37232
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