Dr. John Roberts, MD

Dr. John Roberts, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. John Roberts, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1985 and specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

2400 Patterson St Ste 215

Nashville, TN 37203

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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • American General
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 22 More

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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. Roberts' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Empyema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Roberts treats Empyema more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Roberts treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Roberts performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Roberts performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Roberts treats Lung Cancer more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer

Dr. Roberts' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Breast Cancer
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Bronchoscopy
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Emphysema
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Esophageal Surgery
Laparoscopy
Laparotomy
Leukocytosis
Liver Cancer
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Lymphadenopathy 
Lymphoma
Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Mass
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Oral Cancer
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancytopenia
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Secondary Malignancies
Septal Defect
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Sympathectomy
Thoracic Disorders
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Surgery
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Thyroid Cancer
Tracheal Surgery
Tracheostomy
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Uterine Cancer
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Video Assisted Throacoscopy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Zenker's Diverticulum

About Me

Care Philosophy

I will care for my patients as though they were family members.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • John Hopkins University
    Fellowship Hospital
  • John Hopkins University Of Med
    Internship Hospital
  • 1989
    John Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1985
    Yale University
    Medical School
    1985
  • 1981
    Duke University
    Undergraduate School
    1981

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Dr. Roberts' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Roberts

4.2

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
78.125%
(25)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
3.125%
(1)
2 Stars
3.125%
(1)
1 Star
15.625%
(5)

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Dr. Roberts is a highly qualified, skilled, caring, and compassionate physician. I have been treated by him for over 2 years and have the highest level of confidence in his abilities & medical decisions. I wouldn't choose any other physician for my health needs in his field of expertise. He's a...Read More
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Dr Roberts is caring and thorough concerning your well being. He was highly recommended by my oncologist to perform my lung surgery to remove a malignant tumor. He made sure I was informed about the procedure and prepared me for my recovery. I hope to never have to go through this again, but I...Read More
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In y opinion Dr. Roberts is a wonderful doctor. He takes time and explains everything in words that I can understand. He is a very caring doctor. I am so glad I found him to be my doctor.
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I can't begin to say enough about Dr. Roberts. I had a rare fungal virus attack my lymph nodes and they had cause Superior Vena Cava Syndrome. Dr. Roberts did extensive testing before surgery and always taking Thinking of my feelings and letting me digest what was going on in my body. I feel like...Read More
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Dr. Roberts is direct and sincere in a very down to earth way as related to problem(s) that an individual may be experiencing. He does not rush during appointments, but takes time with explanations, answering questions, and projections related one's problem(s). I simply feel that I could not have...Read More
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Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

AARP
Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Aetna Test POS
Aetna Test PPO
Alliant Health Plans
American General
American International Group (AIG)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Network C
Network P
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Network S
Bluegrass Family Health
Worker's Compensation WC
CHAMPVA
ChoiceCare Network
Choice Care (Humana)
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Flexcare
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
Humana
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test
NovaNet
One Health
One Health HMO
One Health POS
One Health PPO
PEHP
PHCS
Private HealthCare Systems
SelectHealth
Signature Health Alliance
Tricare
Prime
Standard
Tricare South
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC