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Joel Michael Phares, MD


Assistant Professor of Medicine

4.7 4.7 221 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

General Cardiology
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 Columbia
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
1220 Trotwood Avenue
Suite 401
Columbia, TN 38401

Vanderbilt Heart Spring Hill
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
3098 Campbell Station Parkway
Suite 200
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

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 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

Great attitude! Made me feel very comfortable in examination room -
Patient | December 12, 2016

Great experience the entire visit
Patient | September 26, 2016

no questions or worries, no follow-up care necessary
Patient | September 22, 2016

Satisfied with everything.
Patient | August 23, 2016

Dr. Phares seems to be concerned and knowledgeable.
Patient | August 8, 2016

#4. No treatment discussed. #5. No procedures or tests. #6. No medications.
Patient | August 4, 2016

Patient | May 26, 2016

The doctor was great! He actually listened to every word I said and addressed everything. He never missed a beat. Very knowledgeable and great rep ore
Patient | May 1, 2016

Dry & removed from me as a person & my issues in knowing what to expect physically with my impending death. (Rather, know TYPICAL details to expect.)
Patient | May 1, 2016

Very good. #1. Joel Phares MD.
Patient | April 1, 2016

Dr. Phares cares about my heart health.
Patient | January 26, 2016

All good.
Patient | January 26, 2016