Dr. Paul Wheeler, MD

Dr. Paul Wheeler, MD

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Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
66 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Paul Wheeler, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Wheeler is affiliated with Tristar Southern Hills Medical Center, Tristar Summit Medical Center, Tristar Skyline Medical Center and Tristar Centennial Medical Center.

Nashville Medical Group

300 20th Ave N Fl 9

Nashville, TN 37203
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
  • PHCS
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 94% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wheeler "Arthritis Specialists of Nashville is committed to providing the community with quality specialized healthcare in an atmosphere of compassion."
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Injection
  • Physical Therapy

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

  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Ala Affil Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University Ala Affil Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Nc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wheeler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wheeler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wheeler to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Wheeler'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 (2)
in Nashville, TN |
Dr Wheeler took excellent care of my grandmother and was very patient with myself and my family. He took the time to explain everything clearly. Her case was a bit complicated and he saw it through until the proper diagnosis was made and she got relief.
in Nashville, TN |
Dr. Wheeler is a wonderful doctor. He always takes the time to answer your questions and he makes you feel like you are his only patient. I highly recommend him and his staff.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wheeler accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Elect Choice EPO
    Medicare Advantage PPO
    Open Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Care Security
  • ChoiceCare Network
    Choice Care (Humana)
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Flexcare
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
    One Health HMO
    One Health POS
    One Health PPO
  • PHCS
    PHCS PPO
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
    Prime
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Wheeler has admitting privileges

Tristar Skyline Medical Center
3441 Dickerson Pike
Nashville, TN 37207
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Tristar Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203
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Tristar Southern Hills Medical Center
391 Wallace Rd
Nashville, TN 37211
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Tristar Summit Medical Center
5655 Frist Blvd
Hermitage, TN 37076
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