Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD

Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD

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Age 56
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Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD is a pulmonologist in Mount Juliet, TN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Gandhi Med Coll in 1986 and specializes in pulmonary disease and sleep medicine.

780 N Mount Juliet Rd

Mount Juliet, TN 37122

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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Dr. Pethkar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pethkar treats Sleep Apnea more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Pethkar treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pethkar treats Sleep Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Pethkar treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pethkar treats Pulmonary Disease more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Pethkar treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Pethkar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blastomycosis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD is a pulmonologist in Mount Juliet, TN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Gandhi Med Coll in 1986 and specializes in pulmonary disease and sleep medicine.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

Wayne State University
Residency Hospital
1993
Mt Sinai Hosp
Residency Hospital
1991
Mt Vernon Hosp
Internship Hospital
1986
Gandhi Med Coll
Medical School
1993
1991
1986

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Dr. Pethkar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pethkar

3.8

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
70%
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
30%
(3)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
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Takes time and listens to concerns. Very knowledgeable.
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I had a 3:00 o'clock appointment with Dr Pethkar. I waited an hour and a half before he saw me and I was the last patient to leave. I discussed the matter with Dr Pethkar and told him that the extreme wait time was not acceptable. He also started diagnosing me with a 12 year old sleep study. We had...Read More
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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MultiPlan
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