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John S Sergent, MD


Professor of Medicine; Vice Chairman for Education and Director, Department of Medicine Residency Program; Top Doctors in America, 2017; Best Doctors in America, 2017

4.8 4.8 186 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Board Certificates

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

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I was very pleased with Dr. Sergent's ability to diagnosis me correctly after being misdiagnosed for several years. This after two visits with Dr. Sergent.
Patient | January 3, 2018

Dr Sergent is excellent in every way.
Patient | December 26, 2017

The best ever, very blessed to still have him after so many years. Keep him working, wish younger generation had his magic!
Patient | November 7, 2017

Patient | October 10, 2017

Dr. Sergent really took the time and answered all questions. Would definitely recommend.
Patient | September 30, 2017

Excellent care.
Patient | August 3, 2017

He has a great reputation. This was my first and only experience there.
Patient | August 1, 2017

If I ever have other health problems besides BA I call and ask Dr. Sergent to recommend someone, and he has never guided me wrong.
Patient | July 28, 2017

Patient | July 28, 2017

Dr. Sergent has been one of the most competent, intelligent, and kind doctors I have ever had. I can tell through his conversation that he stays up-to-date on the latest biomedical research, and that he truly cares about doing his job to the best of his ability.
Patient | July 26, 2017

He is a very good provider.
Patient | May 30, 2017

Dr. Sergent is my hero!!
Patient | May 19, 2017

I would recommend Dr. Sergent to anyone in need.
Patient | May 15, 2017

Best care provider ever. Been with him for 30+ years. He cannot retire ever. Hope, to be seeing him for 20 more years.
Patient | May 8, 2017

Dr. Sergent is a compassionate and extremely competent physician who managed my appointment in the presence of three students with grace and thoughtfulness. I never felt like an "object" of observation; instead I felt respected and cared for.
Patient | April 24, 2017

Dr. Sergent is a friendly, caring man.
Patient | April 5, 2017

Great doctor he has helped my condition tremendously! He provides excellent care & is so kind.
Patient | February 22, 2017

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