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Mohana Bhalchandra Karlekar, MD


Assistant Professor of Medicine; Chief, Section of Palliative Medicine; Associate Program Director, Palliative Care Fellowship

4.9 4.9 156 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Internal Medicine
Cystic Fibrosis
Palliative Care
Liver Cancer
Primary Care
Congestive Heart Failure
Internal Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Palliative Care

Board Certificates

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1998
Hospice and Palliative Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010


MD - State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1995
Residency - Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1998


1215 21st Avenue South
7th floor
Nashville, TN 37232

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. Karlekar is competent and caring.
Patient | January 6, 2017

Very good & friendly.
Patient | November 14, 2016

Dr. Karlekar excels in every area, and her staff is also exemplary of professional, compassionate care.
Patient | November 2, 2016

I feel better just by seeing and visiting with my physician!!
Patient | October 18, 2016

She stays in contact with my family and the care or his need when ever sickness or illness arises.
Patient | September 28, 2016

I always have a good experience.
Patient | September 15, 2016

Dr. Karlekar is the most knowledgeable & compassionate doctor I have ever been cared for. She always has my best interest at heart.
Patient | September 12, 2016

Excellent. Dr. Karlekar has been the best provider I have seen at Vanderbilt. The nurses and office staff are also the best I've seen.
Patient | September 9, 2016

Dr. Karlekar is EXCELLENT!
Patient | August 9, 2016

Patient | July 18, 2016

I really appreciate Dr. Karlekar's disposition (professional, but still friendly) and how knowledgeable and efficient she is. She's really easy to talk to about my issues.
Patient | July 4, 2016

Dr. K. is an excellent physician. She is interested & knowledgeable w/compassion.
Patient | June 14, 2016

Very good.
Patient | June 10, 2016

Dr. Karlekar is exemplary, as a physician and also as a human being.
Patient | June 10, 2016

Dr. Karlekar is a compassionate and thorough physician, and she always makes time for all of my questions.
Patient | May 10, 2016

Patient | May 5, 2016

Have no problems with provider.
Patient | April 1, 2016

She is one of the kindest and most compassionate doctor I have ever had!!
Patient | March 7, 2016

Dr. Karlekar and her staff have exceeded my expectations each time I have been in the office. I have complete confidence in her and her staff. Based on her level of expertise and my experience with her for the past 3 years, I have made the decision to have all my future healthcare needs at Vanderbilt based on her referrals and recommendations.
Patient | February 29, 2016

Cannot say enough good things about Dr. Karlekar. She is AWESOME!!!
Patient | February 29, 2016

I wish Dr. Mohana Karlekar would talk a little slower.
Patient | February 18, 2016

Patient | February 15, 2016

Dr. Karlekar is caring and understanding. She listens attentively and _____ all of my needs.
Patient | January 29, 2016

Patient | January 22, 2016

Dr. Karlekar is wonderful!
Patient | January 8, 2016

Patient | January 2, 2016