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Howard A Fuchs, MD


Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, Rheumatology Training Program; Top Doctors in America, 2017

4.8 4.8 299 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Board Certificates

Rheumatology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1986
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984


MD - Vanderbilt University, 1981
Internship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1982
Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1984
Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1986


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

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Patient Comments

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Dr. Fuchs is a very kind man and seems to have compassion. He is so intelligent and answers my questions so that I understand.
Patient | November 17, 2017

Physician wrote correct medical spelling of diagnosis on paper for me.
Patient | November 7, 2017

Very good.
Patient | October 31, 2017

4. Because I have been on a medication for a long time, Dr. Fuchs contacted a specialist w/in Vandy to address my concerns & the research with regard to medication & need for another liver biopsy. Well done, Vandy!
Patient | September 30, 2017

Love Dr. Fuchs! Has helped me tremendously. MUCH MUCH more than previous rheumatologist!
Patient | September 15, 2017

Dr. Fuchs is great!!
Patient | August 23, 2017

I think I've just been his patient so long we have exhausted all options for me!?
Patient | August 11, 2017

Dr. Fuchs is an excellent doctor very knowledgeable always caring and always worried for my well-being.
Patient | August 1, 2017

Very good.
Patient | July 31, 2017

Dr. Fuchs commented on my wife's condition before I even brought up the subject. His comments were to the effect: We need to keep you well so you can be a caretaker for your wife. What a marvelous attitude. Thank you.
Patient | July 31, 2017

As I said, he's the best. He carefully explains and even draws diagrams. I wish everyone had the opportunity to experience this level of care.
Patient | July 18, 2017

Dr Fuchs helped me evaluate a severe and potentially life threatening health issue, and assisted me with admission into the hospital for care. He went out of his way to personally see to my needs and welfare. A great doctor!
Patient | July 17, 2017

I have been seeing Dr Fuchs since about 1995. He is great!
Patient | May 30, 2017

Excellent doctor.
Patient | May 18, 2017

Dr. Fuchs is exceptional!
Patient | April 7, 2017

Everyone friendly.
Patient | April 4, 2017

I've been Dr. Fuchs patient for 20+ years. He spends time talking about everything & examines every joint. Obviously I think he's wonderful. He never acts like he's hurrying.
Patient | March 31, 2017

Dr. Fuchs is very knowledgeable about my husband's diseases.
Patient | March 20, 2017

Patient | March 2, 2017

The provider show concern. He care about the patient problems.
Patient | March 2, 2017

excellent physician and staff
Patient | February 13, 2017

Dr. Fuchs has treated me for several years & the outcome has been excellent, great doctor.
Patient | February 7, 2017

Excellent physician.
Patient | February 6, 2017

Doc. would recommend but not the clinic.
Patient | January 27, 2017

Every decision made my provider talk to me about it.
Patient | January 10, 2017

Wish all MD were as Dr. Fuchs.
Patient | November 18, 2016

I have been in Dr. Fuchs care for 25-30 years. He is excellent.
Patient | November 18, 2016

I was almost 10 minutes late for my appointment. But I saw Dr. Fuchs within 15 minutes. I have never had to wait more than 30 min. to see him.
Patient | October 24, 2016

Dr. Fuchs is a excellent dr. I live 2 hrs away & wouldn't see any other dr. He has always been to me about my health & any questions I have great I have been seeing him 20 something years & highly recommend him+.
Patient | October 24, 2016