Dr. John Roberts, MD

Dr. John Roberts, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
58 y/o
19 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)

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Dr. Roberts' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Roberts to family and friends
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based on 19 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Roberts Says:

Thank you for your feedback that will be shared with others.  If you have concerns, please call the Practice Manager, Buffy Cato @ 615-342-7345

Dr. Roberts' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Lebanon, TN |
Dr Roberts preformed surgery on myself and my daughter. He takes excellent care of you both in and out of hospital. I would highly recommend him to family or anyone. I highly trust him.
in Cadiz, KY |
He is always up for a challenge to try and figure things out if he can't then he will do what he can and make you comfortable
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Dr. Roberts' Care Philosophy

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

Dr. Roberts says...

Thank you for your feedback that will be shared with others.  If you have concerns, please call the Practice Manager, Buffy Cato @ 615-342-7345

Dr. Roberts' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphadomopathy
  • Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mass
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Oral Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septal Defect
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

Education

  • Medical School
    Yale University

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    John Hopkins University Of Med
  • Residency Hospital
    John Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    John Hopkins University
  • Undergraduate School
    Duke University

    Graduated in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Esophageal Surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • 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
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video Assisted Throacoscopy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy