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Joel Michael Phares, MD


Assistant Professor of Medicine

4.8 4.8 247 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 Hohenwald
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
617 West Main Street
Hohenwald, TN 38462

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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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

Superb care from Dr. Phares.
Patient | March 27, 2017

they truly care about their patients you're not just a number you're human and a treat you like that
Patient | March 20, 2017

Dr. Phares was an excellent doctor to meet. I was comfortable with him and I trust his opinions.
Patient | March 7, 2017

Patient | February 28, 2017

This was my first time to meet Dr. Phares and I was very impressed with his knowledge with the time he took to explain everything to me.
Patient | February 27, 2017

Dr Phares is always very interested in how I'm doing and does his job very well.
Patient | January 30, 2017

I'm not likely to recommend this provider because all of my family & friends are in Utah, but I will recommend him if anybody were to ask.
Patient | January 27, 2017

Patient | January 27, 2017

Dr. Phares is a very good cardiologist. He seems very concerned about my health and explanes things in terms I can understand what he is talking about. I feel very comfortable with him and the care he gives me.
Patient | December 24, 2016