Dr. William Petrie, MD

Dr. William Petrie, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. William Petrie, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in psychiatry.

1500 21st Ave S Ste 1

Nashville, TN 37212

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
very high
more than 99% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Petrie'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.

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

54  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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6  Procedures

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

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

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Duke Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Petrie has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Petrie's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petrie to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Petrie's 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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Petrie is an astute, highly experienced physician with exceptional patient-oriented skills. This background supports his unusually high ability to psychiatrically discern, interpret and manage geriatric patient mental maladies. Despite the many communication challenges involved with his older...more
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He is a top-drawer scientist, but he is interested in his patients' soul--he treats the whole person. He listens and takes a collaborative approach.
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Although Dr. Petrie has a jovial demeanor, his attitude towards a patient with Alzheimer is deplorable: it is condescending; he does not comprehend the depression that is often a side effect of the disease, especially for someone who is aware of facing a dreaded future. He provided no prescription...more
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Bill Petrie is outstanding in every way.
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