Dr. James Cato, MD

Dr. James Cato, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. James Cato, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in internal medicine.

2325 Crestmoor Rd

Nashville, TN 37215

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Cato's Experience

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Dr. Cato's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cato "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

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

230  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • School Physicals
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination

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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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Nashville Va Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cato has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cato's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cato to family and friends
16 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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Dr. Cato'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 (1)

Not only an experienced and highly professional health care physician but someone who actually cares about each patient. Amazing!
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