Dr. John Guenst, MD

Dr. John Guenst, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. John Guenst, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in internal medicine.

4230 Harding Pike Ste 400

Nashville, TN 37205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Guenst's Experience

Dr. Guenst'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

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

132  Conditions Treated


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21  Procedures

  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Bapt Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Guenst has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Guenst's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Guenst to family and friends
13 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Guenst's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Made an appointment, was told it would be 2 weeks. Several days before my appointment I called to make sure my insurance and everything else was in order, because it's a 2 hour drive for me, didn't want a wasted trip. Was told everything was ready to go, so I assumed I was good. I arrive for my...more
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Dr.Guenst is a very caring, patient doctor.I highly recommend him. I've never had a doctor that actually listen to me..He just don't give you medication he check to see what's causing the problem & send you to someone to give you test before he prescribed anything.I really admire him.Just would...more
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My wife and I began seeing Dr. Guest based on a friends recommendation and we could not be happier with the service we receive. When my mother reached the stage where she could no longer live alone she moved to Nashville to live with us. Dr. Guest became her doctor at that time and she was amazed...more
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I had a painful infection and called to get an appt. to see Dr. Guenst, my PCP. The receptionist said I could not see the Dr. without first taking my annual physical. When I asked to schedule an annual physical she said it would be two weeks. What's a Dr. for if not to see you when you are...more
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Dr. Guenst is an excellent doctor in all respects. He takes as much time as necessary to answer questions and explain things. Test results are available ASAP. His office will fit you in if you have an emergency. He is understanding and compassionate. His nurse, Peggy is fantastic.
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