Dr. Christian J. Rhea, DO

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Dr. Christian J. Rhea, DO

Rheumatology | Male

Heritage Medical Associates 222 22nd Ave N # 602, Nashville, TN 37203 Get Directions
(615) 324-1211

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  • Rheumatologynull
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      3.8 based on 13 responses
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      La Vergne, TN |
      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 doctors. Did no bloodwork himself. What a joke...
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      Specialties

      • Rheumatology

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      • Internal Medicine
      • Rheumatology

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Arthritis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Behçet's Disease
      • Bleeding Disorders
      • Bone Disorders
      • Bursitis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pain
      • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
      • Cryoglobulinemia
      • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Dermatomyositis
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Dry Eyes
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Fever
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Foot Conditions
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Contracture
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Limb Cramp
      • Limb Pain
      • Limb Swelling
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lupus
      • Malaise and Fatigue
      • Muscle Weakness
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteoporosis
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
      • Polymyositis
      • Psoriatic Arthritis
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Raynaud's Disease
      • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Scleroderma
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spondylitis
      • Still's Disease
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Systemic Vasculitis
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Tendonitis
      • Trigger Finger
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vasculitis
      • Wegener's Granulomatosis

      Procedures Performed

      • Arthrocentesis
      • Bone Density Scan
      • Bursa Injection
      • Injection of Tendon
      • IV Therapy
      • Joint Drainage
      • Joint Injection
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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        Malpractice Claims

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Midwestern University / Arizona College Of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University

        Graduated in 2000

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of South Carolina & Richland Memorial Hospital

        Completed in 2001

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of South Carolina & Richland Memorial Hospital

        Completed in 2004

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Vanderbilt University Medical Center

        Completed in 2006

      • Undergraduate School
        Edison College

        Graduated in 1991

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Rheumatology
      • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      10 – 15 minutes

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      Dr. Rhea's Care Philosophy

      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.