Dr. John Roberts, MD

Dr. John Roberts, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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

Contact Information

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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Top Care Areas

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

Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Decortication and Pleurectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Roberts's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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4  Specialties

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

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

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42  Procedures

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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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Roberts' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Roberts to family and friends
32 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Roberts' 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
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Patient Comments (14)

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...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...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...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...more
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