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William E Serafin, MD


Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

4.9 4.9 365 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Internal Medicine
Primary Care

Board Certificates

Allergy and Immunology - American Board of Allergy and Immunology, 1987
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1983


MD - Vanderbilt University, 1979
Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1984
Fellowship - Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School, 1987
Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1982


Vanderbilt Primary Care Green Hills
Vanderbilt Medical Group Green Hills
2002 Richard Jones Road
Suite B-300
Nashville, TN 37215

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.
This was my first visit and I was very satisfied.
Patient | October 26, 2018

Dr. Serafin is always thorough and honest about what I should be doing and how my health is impacted by my choices...
Patient | October 23, 2018

Dr Serafin is very through and concerned about my care.
Patient | October 22, 2018

always available in a reasonable amount of time
Patient | October 8, 2018

Patient | September 25, 2018

Dr. Serafin treats 3 generations of our family members and we appreciate the fact that he always researches our problems and recommends and refers us to a great specialist at Vanderbilt when needed.
Patient | September 24, 2018

always an outstanding experience ... very privileged to be patient.
Patient | September 11, 2018

Dr. Serafin has been my doctor for many years, and I am very pleased and satisfied with the qualify of care which he consistently provides.
Patient | September 5, 2018

There are good doctors, there are great doctors, and then there is Dr. Serafin. He's the best.
Patient | September 4, 2018

Dr. Serafin provides very clear explanations of medical conditions and options for treatment. I usually ask many questions, which he answers patiently and thoroughly. He always seems quite knowledgeable about recent medical studies and their implications for treatment options. Dr. Serafin inspires respect and my confidence in his ability to address health-related concerns.
Patient | August 31, 2018

Dr. Serafin is the best doctor I have had ever. Complete trust in him. Very patient and answers all questions. He is the best of the best!
Patient | August 21, 2018

I have seen Dr. Serafin for about 10 years and feel very fortunate to have him as my GP. Even before VUMC sent surveys like this, he was courteous, gave me attention and listened to my concerns. He is a wonderful doctor!
Patient | August 13, 2018

I think Dr. Serafin is the best Primary Care Physician in Nashville and surrounding areas. I've recommended him to many family friends and others -- all of whom have been very pleased.
Patient | July 31, 2018

Dr. Serafin is a superb physician. This was my first visit with him. I could not be happier with my experience.
Patient | July 30, 2018

Dr. Serafin is an excellent physician who has built a trusting therapeutic relationship with me over many years. He is very responsive to my concerns and his positive attitude and careful assessment of my health are reassuring and encourage me to do everything I can to maintain good health.
Patient | July 25, 2018

excellent always.........
Patient | July 24, 2018

Dr. Serafin is a wonderful provider - he has taken great care of me over these past 9 years.
Patient | July 23, 2018

One of the best!!
Patient | July 20, 2018

I m very satisfied with the care I receive
Patient | July 19, 2018

spent a lot of time with me discussing my care. called me later to follow up and discuss future treatment after chart review. exceptional care.
Patient | June 25, 2018

Dr. Serafin excels at making expert diagnoses and/or referring out to specialists when appropriate. I have trusted him for many years to make wise and practical decisions in my healthcare.
Patient | June 18, 2018

Dr. Serafin is ALWAYS cordial and concerned about my health issues. He is very thorough.
Patient | June 4, 2018

Dr. Serafin always is great, and explains things to my level of understanding. I respect that very much!
Patient | May 21, 2018

Patient | May 15, 2018

Dr. Serafin is one of the best physicians (if not the best) I have ever had.
Patient | May 14, 2018

I have recommended him to family and friends -- and all have been pleased.
Patient | May 12, 2018

Dr. Serafin is an exemplary PCP
Patient | May 10, 2018

I have recommended Dr. Serafin to people before and will continue to.
Patient | May 7, 2018

Always outstanding experience!
Patient | May 4, 2018

been with Dr. Serafiin going on 40 years and he is the best. Knowledgeable, reliable, thorough, thoughtful and completely trustworthy. I wouldn't trust anyone else with my medical well being.
Patient | April 23, 2018

I switched to Humana after 20 years with BCBS health insurance in order to keep Dr Serafin as my health care provider.
Patient | April 9, 2018

Excellent provider, could not be more pleased.
Patient | March 7, 2018

Always excellent! Dr. Serafin is the best physician I have ever had!
Patient | March 7, 2018

He knows & cares about me.
Patient | March 2, 2018

Answers questions thoroughly and sends information about lab results quickly. Very helpful in addressing any concerns.
Patient | February 27, 2018

Dr. Serafin is great with regards to understanding concerns, explaining treatment options, etc.
Patient | February 26, 2018

Dr Serafin showed genuine concern for my issue and was thorough with testing and asking me questions.
Patient | February 20, 2018

Sometimes he could spend a little extra few minutes for visit not be in a hurry.
Patient | December 4, 2017

Patient | October 20, 2017

Dr. Serafin is an excellent internist and is very knowledgeable, highly experienced friendly and flexible.
Patient | October 10, 2017

I have, and will continue to recommend Dr Serafin to my friends and family
Patient | October 9, 2017

Dr. Serafin is an amazing individual who cares very well for his patients. I have been going to him for 6 years. He is very smart, kind and puts the needs of his patience above all else. Extremely knowledgable doctor who is willing to refer you to additional experts in their field. All top notch!
Patient | September 26, 2017

Dr. Serafin is an excellent model of what a PCP should be. Actually, he is exemplary and doubt if one could find anyone more caring, attentive, and knowledgeable.
Patient | September 25, 2017