Dr. Taura Long, MD

Dr. Taura Long, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 37
(27)
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Dr. Taura Long, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Hermitage, TN. She is 37 years old. Read her story

4777 Andrew Jackson Pkwy Ste 102

Hermitage, TN 37076

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American General
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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Dr. Long's Experience

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Dr. Long'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

Dr. Long's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Long "Dr. Long is your Primary Care Physician in Hermitage, TN! February 2016 she joined a NEW PRACTICE in a NEW LOCATION! Dr. Long is Board Certified in Family Medicine and welcomes patients of all ages from the newborn to the geriatric population. She was raised in Memphis, TN and currently resides in Nashville, TN. Following her undergraduate studies at Xavier University of LA, she attended Southern Illinois University where she received a post-baccalaureate certificate. Dr. Long then went on to receive her Medical Degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine prior to going back to her home state of Tennessee to complete her Family Medicine Residency at the University of TN Health Science Center in Jackson, TN. Outside of work and family, her interests include community service, writing, reading, painting and travel. It was her first mission trip to Tanzania in East Africa as a medical student that solidified Dr. Long's choice to practice medicine as a Family Medicine Doctor. She enjoyed the complexity of the patients along with being able to care for the entire family. Dr. Long also developed the Girl Power Program which focused on educating teenage girls (13-17) on social skills as well as health skills; she looks forward to restarting that program again in Hermitage. Even further, prior to joining St. Thomas Dr. Long worked in rural north island New Zealand for 6 months where she worked with the underserved Maori population in Opotiki. Although Dr. Long has many interests, the one thing she loves and is privileged to be able to do is be your Family Doctor! It is a joy for her to wake up and provide medical care to her patients. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Long "Dr. Long is your Primary Care Physician in Hermitage, TN!  February 2016 she joined a NEW PRACTICE in a NEW LOCATION!  Dr. Long is Board Certified in Family Medicine and welcomes patients of all ages from the newborn to the geriatric population.  She was raised in Memphis, TN and currently resides in Nashville, TN.

She practices medicine with an up-to-date perspective in all aspects of Family Medicine, including Gynecology, Pediatrics and Emergency Care. Dr. Long strives to treat all her patients with the upmost respect and assists her patients in all aspects of their lives.  Through attentively listening to her patients, she considers the whole person and their lifestyle when creating patients' health plans.

It is not infrequent that Dr. Long will incorporate natural and supportive measures to aid her patients in their healing process along with combining other evidence based treatments. Dr. Long's goal for all of her patients is overall health, happiness, and good quality of life."

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Adult Medicine
  • Women's Health 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
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acidosis
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Cervicitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hidradenitis
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hives
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Impetigo
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lice
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Scabies
  • 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
  • Sore Throat
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination

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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

  • Xavier University Of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ. Of Cincinnati Med. Ctr.
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Tennessee Family Medicine Jackson
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Tennessee Family Medicine Jackson
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Long has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Long's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Long to family and friends
3.7
based on 27 total reviews (9 with comments)
Dr. Long Says:

Thank you for your feedback!  As a new physician in the Hermitage Community it is quite helpful to hear what patients are saying.  Do not ever hesitate to share your thoughts (whether good or bad) with Dr. Long or her staff.   This information will improve our patients' experience from the initial phone conversation when booking an appointment to the time sitting in...

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Dr. Long's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
in La Vergne, TN |
Dr. Long makes your office visit so pleasant, even if you are not feeling good. She is attentive and caring about my overall health and very resourceful for things that do not fall under her expertise. She follows up with me after tests to give me the results. My son and husband are her patients as well........we all love her.
Mount Juliet |
She's really takes her time with you. My whole family goes to Dr.Long.
in Hermitage, TN |
Doctor Long is one of the most caring and the thorough doctors I have ever had the pleasure of seeing. She always takes the time to listen it is truly concerned about your health in what's best for you. I highly recommend this wonderful lady!
in Springfield, TN |
Dr. Long is the best doctor I've ever been to. I have never met a more caring, patient-oriented doctor in all my years. In fact, I have moved from Hermitage to Springfield, and I will STILL drive the 60 minutes back to go see her. She is THAT amazing.
in Old Hickory, TN |
She is a warm and loving doctor who truly cares about her patients and what will work for them
in Mt. Juliet, Tn |
I just love her kind and caring spirit.
in Nashville, TN |
Dr. Long is very caring and understanding when it comes to her patients. She will do what it takes to help you figure out what is going on with you and look for the best remedy. She is very pleasant and has the best nurse out there. You should check her out and meet her nurse Pam she will make you feel very comfortable and welcomed.
It is a joy and an honor to care for my patients. My Staff and I truly love what we do. Thank you.
in Nashville, TN |
Dr. Long is always available with an at-ease calming aura. She makes me feel comfortable and her staff is also friendly and kind. In addition, Long gives immediate feedback to questions that I have. I receive any and all medication in a timely manner. As a result, Dr. Taura Long is a prominent primary care physician.
in Hermitage, TN |
She is very caring and treats me with respect
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Dr. Long accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Managed Choice POS
    Managed Choice PPO
    Open Choice PPO
  • American General
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Private HealthCare Systems
    Private HealthCare Systems PPO
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • State Farm
  • Tricare
    Prime
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  • UnitedHealthCare
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