Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD

Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 51

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(629) 219-7051

Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Nashville, TN. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Tristar Centennial Medical Center and Tristar Hendersonville Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Linfert to book an appointment.

Locations

Nephrology Associates

Nashville - White Bridge28 White Bridge Pike Ste 300 Nashville, TN 37205
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Hospital Highlight

Affiliated with Tristar Centennial Medical Center Nashville, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Linfert's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Linfert

4.0

Based on 5 ratings

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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (5)
  • Office environment (5)
  • Staff friendliness (5)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (1)
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Dr.linfert was referred to me by another patient of his who happens to be my fiancee and I thank GOD BC he has and is continuing to exceed as my nephrologist and I would recommend him to anyone who wants a doctor committed to giving you the patient a more quality and healthy life
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Terrence Tyce in Mount Juliet, TN – Sep 03, 2016
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I thank god for Dr.linfort . Along with my other doctors who have made this situation dealing with dialysis and understanding the process a little more tolerable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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susan boyd in Mount Juliet, TN – Sep 03, 2016
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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Linfert's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Iron Metabolism Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Linfert treats Iron Metabolism Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Linfert treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Linfert treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Linfert treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Renal Osteodystrophy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Linfert treats Renal Osteodystrophy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Linfert treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Linfert's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Dialysis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Scan
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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(629) 219-7051

Dr. Linfert accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
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Blue Card PPO
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Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
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Humana
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Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
NovaNet
PHCS
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

About Me

Care Philosophy

Do what is best for the patient.

Biography

Telehealth visits are available

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD?

Call (629) 219-7051 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Linfert has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Linfert's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Linfert frequently treats Iron Metabolism Disorders, Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease, and Renal Osteodystrophy. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Linfert treats.

Where is Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD's office located?

Dr. Linfert's office is located at 28 White Bridge Pike Ste 300, Nashville, TN 37205. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Linfert is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

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79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

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Hendersonville, TN

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

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75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

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Nashville, TN

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

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Nashville, TN

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

Tristar Southern Hills Medical Center

Nashville, TN

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

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77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average