Dr. Abu Fakhruddin, MD

Dr. Abu Fakhruddin, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
52 y/o
29 reviews

Accepting new patients

Frist Clinic

330 23rd Ave N Ste 300

Nashville, TN 37203
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
  • PHCS
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Fakhruddin

Care Philosophy

Founded in 1993, The Frist Clinic strives to exceed the expectations of its patients with every visit. The care provided by our distinguished group of physicians is complemented by a caring and helpful support staff. We are always looking for ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the complicated healthcare delivery process.
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Dr. Fakhruddin's Experience

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

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

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 Tennessee Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Maryland
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Maryland
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Tennessee
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fakhruddin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fakhruddin's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fakhruddin to family and friends
4.7
based on 29 total surveys (6 with reviews)
Dr. Fakhruddin'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 Reviews (6)
in Nashville, TN |
Dr. F is the best doctor I have ever had - ever! He has the best bedside manner of any doctor I've ever had, and he maintains focus on you (not tapping away on a laptop or distracted). He is extremely patient, answers all of my questions, and is open to a more natural (less medicine) approach if that is what you prefer. You may have to wait a bit longer to see him, as he's in high demand, but it's well worth the wait. I'd refer anyone to him without hesitation and will stay his patient!!
in Nashville, TN |
I would recommend Dr. Fakhruddin
in Smyrna, TN |
Personable and well informed.
Nashville, TN |
Excellent personality. Appears to be genuinely interested in the well-being of the patient. I'm very confident in his abilities//knowledge as it relates to Gastroenterology.
in Nashville, TN |
I have seen Dr. Fakhruddin two times now for procedures and both times he has incorrectly coded my procedure. He was not honest in informing me what my risks were, telling me I'm high risk but then billing me as the opposite. After speaking to his nurse, the hospital, the Frist clinic, and the anesthesia group multiple times no interest or help has been offered. I would literally rather get sick than ever go to see him or visit this hospital again. They are completely incompetent.
Franklin, TN |
Dr Fakhruddin clearly loves what he does, and his patients. He has the most amazing bedside manner and is a completely genuine person. I trust he is taking the best care of me and has my best interest at heart. I've had tummy issues for so many years & feel like I have finally found the best physician for me. If you need to get in to see him urgently...he can make it happen. Dr Fakhruddin is the best! I will continue to see him as long as he is I practice & refer as many other folks as I can!
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Dr. Fakhruddin accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Open Choice PPO
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
    One Health HMO
    One Health POS
    One Health PPO
  • PHCS
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus
    Options PPO

Hospitals where Dr. Fakhruddin has admitting priveleges

Tristar Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203
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