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Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD

Nephrology*
4.0 (5)
Map Pin Small Nashville, TN
Accepting new patients
22 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD

Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Nashville, TN. They specialize in Nephrology, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from St. Louis University and is affiliated with Tristar Hendersonville Medical Center and Tristar Centennial Medical Center. Dr. Linfert, completed a residency at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Linfert an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Linfert works at Nephrology Associates - Nashville - White Bridge in Nashville, TN. They frequently treat conditions like Hypokalemia , Dehydration and Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Linfert's Office Locations

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    Nephrology Associates - Nashville - White Bridge
    28 White Bridge Pike Ste 300, Nashville, TN 37205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
    • Cigna
    • First Health
    • Medicaid of Kentucky
    • Midwest Health Plan
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    About Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
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    NPI Number
    • 1710032255
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Johns Hopkins Hospital
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    Residency
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
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    Internship
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
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    Medical Education
    • St. Louis University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Tristar Hendersonville Medical Center
    • Tristar Centennial Medical Center

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    Dr. Douglas Linfert, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Linfert is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Linfert has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Linfert works at Nephrology Associates - Nashville - White Bridge in Nashville, TN. View the full address on Dr. Linfert’s profile.

    Dr. Linfert has seen patients for Hypokalemia , Dehydration and Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Linfert on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Linfert. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Linfert.

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