Dr. Terri Jerkins, MD

Dr. Terri Jerkins, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Female  |  
Age 61
(38)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Terri Jerkins, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. She is 61 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

2400 Patterson St Ste 119

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

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Coma
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Ketones
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jerkins to family and friends
3.4
based on 38 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

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 (8)

Franklin |
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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in Nashville, TN |
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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in Nashville , tn |
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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in Nashville |
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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Nashville, TN |
I have been seeing Dr. Jerkins sense I was 15 when I was first diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. I would not trust anyone else to treat me. She spends the appointment making sure that I am comfortable and that all my questions are answered. I have recommended her to multiple people and they say the...more
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Dr. Jerkins accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Network S
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • POMCO Group
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Jerkins has admitting privileges

Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital
2000 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37236
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Tristar Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203
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Williamson Medical Center
4321 Carothers Pkwy
Franklin, TN 37067
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