Doctor Directory

Howard A Fuchs, MD


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

4.8 4.8 369 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
(show more)

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

Related Link(s)

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.
Patient | June 29, 2018

Dr. Fuchs is an excellent physician. He is caring and very knowledgeable in the field of rheumatology. I am grateful to have him as my doctor.
Patient | May 28, 2018

Dr Fuchs is a great Dr. Very caring and prrsonable. Really listens to my questions and concerns.
Patient | May 15, 2018

I recommend Dr Fuchs to take car of future patients. He is wonderful. He has taken care pf me for a while My husband andI love him He is a joy to talk too I am glad that he is my doctor
Patient | May 1, 2018

Admire Dr. Turner-Winbush for her knowledge and care and concern for her patients
Patient | May 1, 2018

Always explains conditions and procedures in order to correct or make more comfortable.
Patient | April 23, 2018

Doctor trying to help figure out what my current condition changes mean and ordered blood tests which took several days to arrive; waiting on follow up
Patient | April 9, 2018

Best I ever had.
Patient | March 23, 2018

My doctor is great! Getting to him is the problem. It should not take me an hour to get into a room to be seen.
Patient | March 12, 2018

Dr. Fuchs did a great job of answering my questions. He was very knowledgeable about my condition and gave very thoughtful answers. He was kind and patient as well.
Patient | February 26, 2018

Dr. Fuchs establishes a very good relationship with his patients. He was very understanding has a good sense of humor that puts you at ease.
Patient | January 11, 2018

I have had very satisfactory long-term medical relationship with Dr. Fuchs. I hope that it continues as long as it can.
Patient | December 28, 2017

No problems.
Patient | December 4, 2017

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