Dr. Kent Shih, MD

Dr. Kent Shih, MD

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Medical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o
(6)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kent Shih, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in medical oncology and hematology.

Tennessee Oncology

4220 Harding Pike Ste 200

Nashville, TN 37205
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
high
more than 85% of peers
Cancer
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Shih'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.

2  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

1  Board Certifications

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

74  Conditions Treated

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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

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shih has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shih's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shih to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Shih's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I do have some issues with some of the nurses at st thomas west..I got along with everybody at st thomas Rutherford they def respected you more.But when it comes to Dr Shih he is awesome and he is really smart and really nice i got so much respect for Dr Shih
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Dr Shih replaced my oncologist about 7-8 yeas ago. I like him and fell comfortable with him. He listens and takes his time with each patient. This may cause delays, but he truly listens. Dr Shih is Very up to date on current research and I appreciate this!
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