Dr. Terri Jerkins, MD

Dr. Terri Jerkins, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 62
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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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Jerkins' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Adrenal Insufficiency
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jerkins treats Adrenal Insufficiency more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Jerkins treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Diabetes Type 1
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jerkins treats Diabetes Type 1 more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Jerkins treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jerkins treats Hypothyroidism more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Jerkins treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Jerkins' conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Acromegaly and Gigantism
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Conn's Syndrome
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes
Diabetes Coma
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Ketones
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Endocrine Disorders
Female Infertility
Gestational Diabetes
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Testosterone Deficiency
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Nodule
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Jerkins' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jerkins

3.4

Based on 39 reviews

5 Stars
51.282051282051285%
(20)
4 Stars
2.5641025641025643%
(1)
3 Stars
10.256410256410257%
(4)
2 Stars
2.5641025641025643%
(1)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(13)

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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
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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) Test PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care Network PPO
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
POMCO Group
Principal Life
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
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