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Joel Michael Phares, MD


Assistant Professor of Medicine

4.7 4.7 326 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Cardiovascular Medicine
General Cardiology

Board Certificates

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine,
Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine,


MD - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Newark, 1997
Residency - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, 2000
Fellowship - UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, 2003


Vanderbilt Heart at Maury Regional Medical Center
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
1220 Trotwood Avenue
Suite 401
Columbia, TN 38401

Vanderbilt Heart Spring Hill
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
1003 Reserve Boulevard
Suite 320
Spring Hill, TN 37174

Vanderbilt Heart Pulaski
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
1255 College Street
Suite 2A
Pulaski, TN 38478

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Patient Comments

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Best heart doctor!
Patient | May 4, 2018

would recommend dr phares to family and friends
Patient | April 30, 2018

Dr. Phares was not the dr. that I expected.
Patient | February 27, 2018

all good
Patient | February 19, 2018

Very enjoyable visit!!
Patient | February 19, 2018

Great no problems !
Patient | January 23, 2018

Keep up the good communications with patients
Patient | January 22, 2018

Very lucky to have Dr. Phares, you never feel-ed rushed, he takes time with you, he actually cares.
Patient | December 13, 2017

Patient | December 11, 2017

Very well pleased.
Patient | December 1, 2017

Dr. Phares was willing to tell me anything I asked and how to slow or stop a AFIB situation.
Patient | November 17, 2017

Dr. Phares is very good about explaining things to me. He knows how to explain away any fears we may have about a test or procedure.
Patient | October 21, 2017

Dr. Phares always has your best interest when he is working with you. Very kind and explains things in a way I can better understand them.
Patient | October 21, 2017

All good.
Patient | October 19, 2017

Dr. Phares is a great dr. Very caring.
Patient | October 18, 2017

Patient | September 6, 2017

He was very familiar w/my history and what needed to be done.
Patient | September 5, 2017

Good experience. Really was impressed w/him and the care I'm getting.
Patient | August 28, 2017

Good experience.
Patient | August 18, 2017

Provider Dr. Phares was excellent in being to understand all he said.
Patient | August 3, 2017

Good with nurse and doctors. 1. Joel M. Phares, M.D.
Patient | July 28, 2017

Very good.
Patient | July 10, 2017

Excellent! I cannot say or express how much I appreciate this doctor. He took his time with me, listened, and answered all my questions and acknowledged my concerns. Thank you!
Patient | July 2, 2017

Patient | May 21, 2017

Dr. Phares is one of the kindest and compassionate doctors I have. He is always interested in my wellbeing.
Patient | April 24, 2017

A wonderful provider and care giver.
Patient | April 21, 2017