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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 4.9 111 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Allergy / Pulmonary and Critical Care
Cardiovascular Medicine
Congestive Heart Failure
Cystic Fibrosis
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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


Vanderbilt Adult Primary Care
Vanderbilt Adult Primary Care
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.
I love how she takes time to listen to me. I never feel like she's rushing.
Patient | September 13, 2017

Dr. K. is a wonderful doctor.
Patient | July 19, 2017

Dr. Karlekar is always thorough and so kind. I'd recommend her to anyone!
Patient | June 26, 2017

She is too busy for more patients.
Patient | June 15, 2017

When my spouse passed away she was always there for me... "ANYTIME" and I really appreciate that. She's great!!
Patient | June 5, 2017

Dr. Karlekar treats me as an individual.
Patient | June 5, 2017

Dr. Karlekar is THE BEST medical practitioner I have had - ever!
Patient | May 15, 2017

Dr. Kui the best dr. I have ever had!! I am 85 yr old, I am told on the 7th Dr. K rested; walking on water is _____.
Patient | April 17, 2017

Patient | February 16, 2017

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