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John S Sergent, MD


Professor of Medicine; Vice Chairman for Education and Director, Department of Medicine Residency Program

4.8 4.8 199 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Board Certificates

Sports Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1993
Rheumatology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1974
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1972


MD - Vanderbilt University, 1966
Fellowship - New York Presbyterian Hospital, 1974
Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1972
Fellowship - National Institutes of Health, 1970
Internship - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 1968


Vanderbilt Rheumatology
Vanderbilt Rheumatology Clinic
1301 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37212

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Sergent is an amazing doctor. Couldn't ask for better. He always makes me feel much better even mentally about my disease. Always makes sure all my questions answered & understood.
Patient | January 26, 2017

I have been seeing Dr. Sergent for years. He has been dedicated to helping me.
Patient | January 10, 2017

Helpful & professional. #9. 15 min.
Patient | January 6, 2017

Dr. Sergent is very knowledgeable in the field of rheumatology! He is kind & caring, & has helped me tremendously! I have recommended him to family & friends. My husband drives me 70 miles to see Dr. Sergent. It is worth the drive to receive the care, which has improved my quality of life.
Patient | December 21, 2016

VUH is lucky to have John Sergent, and so am I. He took a complete history and answered all our questions.
Patient | December 7, 2016

Dr. Sergent is the very best. His concerns for my health is above & beyond. Wish all providers had his skill and concern.
Patient | October 27, 2016

Always courteous.
Patient | September 4, 2016

First class medical treatment, will recommend Vanderbilt Clinic to friends and relatives.
Patient | August 30, 2016

i always look forward to my visits with Dr Sergent.
Patient | August 29, 2016

Dr. Sergent has been my doctor for the past 40 plus years. I love the man.
Patient | July 18, 2016

Dr. Sergent is very knowledgeable and an excellent health care provider!
Patient | July 6, 2016

I wish we had this provider closer to my home town, Qwensboro KY.
Patient | June 30, 2016

Dr. Sergent is EASILY the most attentive, thorough, & kind provider I have ever had.
Patient | June 21, 2016

As my disease progresses my heart is secure in the _____ & Dr. Sergent. he has been an answered prayer and a blessing.
Patient | June 9, 2016

Dr. Sergent is number one! I know I have the best doctor at Vanderbilt! He makes you feel that you are his only patient because of the time he spends - answering questions etc.
Patient | June 8, 2016

Only good experiences - I wouldn't go to anyone else.
Patient | June 6, 2016

He told me I talked a lot because I was nervous and have many medical problems. Referred me back to Dr. Desai.
Patient | May 23, 2016

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Patient | April 4, 2016

Dr. Sergent has been my doctor since 1984 and he is the best. I was in my 30's when I was diagnosed with RA. I have never been to anyone else.
Patient | April 1, 2016

Like this care provider very much.
Patient | March 10, 2016

Dr. Sergent has gone out of his way to arrange further testing and even communicate with my insurance company. Much appreciated.
Patient | March 10, 2016

Patient | March 2, 2016

Very kind, explained each question ask. Friendly.
Patient | February 23, 2016

I have known him (provider) for 36 years and he has been an excellent physician for my needs. Always making the best choices for my care and referrals I may have needed. The BEST!
Patient | January 29, 2016

Sometimes I have so many medical issues that I feel we leave w/o a resolution.
Patient | January 7, 2016