Dr. Julie Means, MD

Dr. Julie Means, MD

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Breast Oncology  |  
Female  |  
51 y/o
(40)

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Dr. Julie Means, MD is a breast oncology specialist in Franklin, TN and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from East Carolina University / Brody School of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in breast oncology, medical oncology, and more.

Tennessee Oncology

4323 Carothers Pkwy Ste 500

Franklin, TN 37067
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lymphocytosis
high
more than 89% of peers
Blood Disorders
high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Means "I aim to care for patients with respect and compassion and to understand their life goals, offering them them the most advanced cancer treatments and options to participate in new and exciting clinical trials. I specialize in patients at increased risk for breast cancer, early stage breast cancer, and advanced breast cancer. I understand the importance of comprehensive care and address issues related to nutrition, exercise, importance of sleep, and discuss healthy ways of managing stress."
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Specialties

  • Breast Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

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

  • Texas Tech U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • East Carolina University / Brody School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Vanderbilt Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Masters in Translational Cancer Research
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Vanderbilt Univ Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Vandrbilt U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Means has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Means' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Means to family and friends
4.2
based on 40 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Means' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

in Columbia, TN
I was referred to Dr. Means Powell by my former Oncologist in Chattanooga who had attended medical school with her. What I most appreciate about her is that she cares about your overall health and recommends food choices/diet that help to prevent a recurance of cancer. She is compassionate,...more
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in Franklin, TN
Dr. Means has been a great doctor for me. She has done a very good job taking care of me for my lung cancer. I feel fortunate to have found her.
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in Antioch, TN
I met Dr. Julia Means-Powell while very ill in the hospital. She has great bedside manner and a way of speaking frankly in a very genuine caring fashion. I am now a hematology patient of hers and she is still the same doctor I met in the hospital. She also is quick to laugh and cares about what...more
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in Memphis, TN
Dr. Means has been a phenonmenial doctor for me. Last year I faced a very agressive breast cancer and she help me come up with a plan, that at the time of surgery I did not have any cancer cells left. I feel so fortunate to have found her. The staff has been loving and supportive of me during this...more
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in Calhoun, TN
She is knowledgeable, compassionate and caring. Because of Dr. Means, I am still here to write this post!
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