Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD

Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD

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Nephrology  |  
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47 y/o
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Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Linfert is affiliated with Tristar Skyline Medical Center, Saint Thomas West Hospital, Tristar Centennial Medical Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Tristar Hendersonville Medical Center.

Nephrology Associates

2010 Church St Ste 508

Nashville, TN 37203
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • NovaNet
  • PHCS
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Linfert performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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

  • St. Louis University
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Linfert has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Linfert's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Linfert to family and friends
4.0
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Linfert's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Mount Juliet, TN |
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
in Mount Juliet, TN |
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.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Linfert accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • NovaNet
  • PHCS
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Linfert has admitting privileges

Tristar Hendersonville Medical Center
355 New Shackle Island Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
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Tristar Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203
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Saint Thomas West Hospital
4220 Harding Road Po Box 380
Nashville, TN 37205
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Tristar Skyline Medical Center
3441 Dickerson Pike
Nashville, TN 37207
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1211 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37232
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