Dr. Terri Jerkins, MD

Dr. Terri Jerkins, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Terri Jerkins, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr Coll Of Med in 1981 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

310 25th Ave N Ste 201

Nashville, TN 37203

Contact Information

(615) 329-5029

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Vitamin D Deficiency
very high
more than 97% of peers
Diabetes Counseling
very high
more than 96% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Jerkins'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jerkins "As an endocrinologist who focuses on diabetes care, I want my patients to understand and participate in their treatment and learn to selfadjust their own medications including insulin to maximize their ability to take charge of their condition."

2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

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

  • David Lipscomb College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • U Tn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • U Tn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • U Tn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jerkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jerkins' Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jerkins to family and friends
39 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Jerkins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

She’s a nightmare, so is her staff.
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I have seen Dr. Jerkins for many years now. Her staff has continued to be the very worst medical staff that I encounter at any doctor's office; i often think i'm back in socialistic medicine Canada when going there. She does not educate but instead pushes Synthroid without any explanation or...more
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Dr. Jerkins is by far the best Dr. I've been to. I have a very rare condition that she totally understands and treats it aggressively. She listens to the patient instead of just thinking that numbers tell the entire story. She is a true gem!!!
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2nd time fail appointment. We go all the way to Nashville and into Dr. Jerk-ins office Just for them to tell me for the 2nd time they have cancel my appointment. That is 2 times I drove all the way to Nashville but let's not forget the 2 appointments cancel because the doctor decided to go out of...more
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I have been seeing Dr.Jerkins for about 8 years. My back went out on a Friday morning which she is CLOSED so my husband called and canceled my appt at 8 a.m for my 11:00 a.m appt. I get a call back from the front desk that I will have to pay $25 for no showing. I refused then I got a letter that...more
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