Dr. Christian Rhea, DO

Dr. Christian Rhea, DO

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Christian Rhea, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Midwestern University / Arizona College Of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University in 2000 and specializes in rheumatology.

222 22nd Ave N # 602

Nashville, TN 37203

Contact Information

(615) 324-1211

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
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Osteopenia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rhea "Heritage Medical Associates' physicians and staff prioritize developing deep personal relationships with patients as a foundation for excellent health care. By offering a full spectrum of primary and specialty care, laboratory, imaging and testing services across Nashville, Green Hills, Franklin and Bellevue we are committed to providing high quality, affordable care in a patient-centered environment. Our individualized and holistic approach to care help patients enjoy happier, healthier lives."

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

74  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

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

  • Edison College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Midwestern University / Arizona College Of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of South Carolina & Richland Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of South Carolina & Richland Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rhea has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rhea's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rhea

3.8

Based on 16 reviews

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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Initial appointment for OA, RA, Reynaud's and Fibromyalgia took 3 months to set. First thing Dr. Rhea said to me was: "Why are you here if you have Fibromyalgia? I don't treat that. I can't do anything for you. You need a Neurologist." What? I was diagnosed in 2000 with Fibromyalgia and have...Read More
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Went to see Dr. Rhea after my ortho was unable to resolve my concerns over about a year or so. With a referral it took about 2 months to get in, but at the initial visit he was able to diagnose my condition as Psoriatic Arthritis. After a week on the proper meds I am doing MUCH better thanks to...Read More
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New paitent consult lasted 15 minutes. Listed about 4 symptoms before stopping me... had roughly 25 on my list. Didn't ask me about my family hisotry or any additional information. Changed my diagnosis from previous doctors after only looking at a handful of medical results from my previous...Read More
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