Dr. Joshua Hixson, MD

Dr. Joshua Hixson, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(33)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joshua Hixson, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Smyrna, TN. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

300 Stonecrest Blvd Ste 100

Smyrna, TN 37167

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American General
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Dr. Hixson's Experience

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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hixson "Our group of Board Certified Family Physicians specializes in your entire family's healthcare needs. Our highly skilled physicians and staff are committed to helping families improve their over-all health while providing first class patient care and satisfaction. We believe your family deserves a family physician!"
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bedwetting
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bunion
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Emphysema
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Runner's Knee
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Sore Throat
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tonsillitis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Cystectomy
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Stitches
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wound Care and Management

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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

  • Georgia State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Anderson Area Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Anderson Mrea Medical Center, South Carolina
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • USMLE Step 1 Honor Score, Medical College of Georgia, .
  • USMLE Step 2 Honor Score, Medical College of Georgia, .
  • Residency Senior Research Project Award, June 2002
Media & Publications

Dr. Hixson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hixson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hixson to family and friends
4.5
based on 33 total reviews (18 with comments)
Dr. Hixson'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (18)
in Smyrna, TN |
Dr Hixson is really good at explaiing things to you.. He takes the time to make sure you know what's going on and the plan of action. I would recommend him highly as your physician.
Thank you for giving us a great score! Our dedicated staff takes great pride in serving the Smyrna community.
Smyrna, TN |
The best doctor i have had the pleasure of having, very straight forward and knowledgeable.
Thank you so much for taking the time to share these thoughts. Our staff will pass along the kind words!
in Antioch, TN |
Have seen Dr. Hixon for over 10 years. Could tell immediately he was both exceptionally smart, as well as a sincerely committed - someone actually willing to listen to the patient, rather than make me wait an hour to see him for a minute. Health concerns have been explained in a clear manner with concise plans to get me back on the mend. l have complete confidence in both Dr. Hixon and the entire StoneCrest Family staff. I consider myself very fortunate to be a patient of theirs.
Thank you for the positive feedback! We appreciate the kind words.
in Smyrna, TN |
Very professional, experienced and knowledgeable. He guides me to better health through exercise and healthy eating.
Thank you for connecting with us about this experience with our staff. We will be sure to pass this appreciation along.
in La Vergne, TN |
Dr. Hixson is very thorough and want's to stay on top of your medical problems.
Thank you so much for taking the time to share these thoughts. Our staff will pass along the kind words!
in Nashville, TN |
Dr. Hixson is very friendly and he takes as much time as you need for a visit.
Thank you for the positive feedback! We appreciate the kind words.
in Lavergne, Tn. |
Always liked Dr. Hixson, Takes care of problems before they get worse.
Thank you for the positive feedback! We appreciate the kind words.
in Fairview TN |
Dr. Hixson has been my doctor for many years. I have moved where I live an hour's drive away from his office now. I still make the drive because Dr. Hixson is a really good doctor. He is always up on all the latest health research. He takes care to be clear and concise when he explains medical stuff to me. I recommend Dr Hixson and his office as providing great medical care.
Thank you for connecting with us about this experience with our staff. We will be sure to pass this appreciation along.
in Smyrna, TN |
Both my husband and I are very grateful to now be patients of Dr. Hixson. On our first visit, Dr. Hixson thoroughly examined our complete health history. He takes time to discusses your health with you and doesn't hesitate to answer any questions you might have. His office is very clean and the personnel are equally friendly and dependable. Test results are sent very quickly. I would highly recommend Dr. Hixson to anyone wanting a truly competent and knowledgeable doctor!
Our practice aims to deliver the highest quality patient care. We love to hear about these positive experiences. Thanks for sharing this feedback with us!
in Smyrna, TN |
Dr Hixson and staff are very friendly, efficient and professional. Dr. Hixson has a great bedside manner and I am extremely comfortable discussing any issue with him. I would definitely refer family and friends to Dr. Hixson.
We strive to provide the highest quality in patient care. Thank you so much for sharing this story with us!
La Vergne, TN |
I would definitely recommend Dr. Hixson to anyone.
La Vergne TN |
Dr. Hixson and his staff are very thorough and caring about their patients!
in Franklin, TN |
Provides information in a lay men's discussion
in Smyrna, TN |
Good
in Lavergne, TN |
Dr Hixson is a caring and knowledgeable doctor. He explains his diagnosis in terms I can understand and recommends things I need to do to be healthy.
Thank you for connecting with us about this experience with our staff. We will be sure to pass this appreciation along.
in Nolensville, TN |
Called about an a problem that I had. They were able to work me in that day and the service is always friendly and nice. Dr. Hixson always nice and friendly when I go to see him.
in Murfreesboro, TN |
Dr Hixson is a very thorough dr. I don't feel rushed. He will explain anything i ask. Short wait time is a plus.
in Murfreesboro, TN |
He is such a considerate doctor, which seems rare. He will listen to his patient and try to help the best possible way. I can't say how much I like his personality as a doctor. ALSO!! There is a very short wait time.
Thank you for connecting with us about this experience with our staff. We will be sure to pass this appreciation along.
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Dr. Hixson accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Choice PPO
  • American General
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
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    Network P
    Network S
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Flexcare
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
    One Health HMO
    One Health POS
    One Health PPO
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
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Hospitals where Dr. Hixson has admitting privileges

Tristar Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203
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Tristar Stonecrest Medical Center
200 Stonecrest Blvd
Smyrna, TN 37167
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