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About Ratings and Comments
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care
provider-related questions on the nationally-recognized Press Ganey
Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5
with 5 being the best score.
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.
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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 consider Dr. Whitfield a friend and contemporary. He provides me with salient information, offers advice, and allows me to make decisions pertinent to my health.
Patient | October 23, 2018
I like him and respect his opinion and knowledge, but he didn't ask questions or give me the opportunity to ask my questions.
Patient | October 16, 2018
Very happy with Dr. Whitfield. I have always felt confident in his care.
Patient | September 20, 2018
A person I trust & he communicates with me effectively.
Patient | September 17, 2018
Dr. Whitfield has been my primary care provider for at least 20 years. I consider him a friend.
Patient | September 13, 2018
He is # 1 on my list! Friendly and caring - a real blessing!
Patient | September 11, 2018
Listened to my horror story about another provider - gave good advice. Listened to my worry about my husband's heart problem - gave good advice and then had staff call my husband for an appointment.
Patient | August 12, 2018
None bad. Basically good being only annual physical.
Patient | July 31, 2018
Patient | July 24, 2018
Dr. Whitfield is very personable and knowledgeable. He took the time to answer my questions in ways I could understand. I recommend him highly.
Patient | July 20, 2018
He is the best
Patient | June 30, 2018
This was an annual physical. I didn't think it was as thorough as it should have been. No check of heart or lung functions, etc.
Patient | June 21, 2018
Comfort level with this team VERY HIGH.
Patient | June 13, 2018
Patient | April 18, 2018
Excellent experience. Dr. Whitfield is personable, knowledgeable, and very caring.
Patient | April 6, 2018
Dr. Whitfield is a truly great doctor - Don't know what I will do when he retires.
Patient | March 25, 2018
Dr. Whitefield always talks where I understand.
Patient | March 23, 2018
I've been w/Dr. Whitfield for over 10 yrs... it's not real convenient for me anymore.
Patient | February 7, 2018
Dr. Whitfield is a great provider. Easy to talk to about all my medical concerns. Listens very well and always gives solid referrals to other physicians outside of his specialty.
Patient | December 26, 2017
Dr. Whitfield has always been amazing and seems to genuinely care and appreciate every person that he encounters.
Patient | December 9, 2017
This visit was a devastating, first time visit! I have been without a PCP for two years.
Patient | December 7, 2017
This office used to be really great. Dr gave lots of time and was very friendly, now it is come in and getout
Patient | December 7, 2017
Patient | October 26, 2017
Patient | October 22, 2017
Dr. Whitfield is the best!! Always resolves my issues.
Patient | October 21, 2017
Dr. Whitfield is an amazing Doctor. He truly understands me and my issues with medication , general health issues,etc. and uses common sense in speaking to me about any issues I present. I don't know what I would do if he decided to retire. I have total confidence in this man.
Patient | September 24, 2017
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Aetna (Excludes First Health, except Medical Mutual of Ohio)
Aetna Behavioral Health
Aetna Better Health (Kentucky Medicaid)
Aetna Better Health Transplants (Kentucky Medicaid. Requires single case agreement)
Aetna Medicare Advantage
Aetna Select VHAN (Premier)
Aetna Whole Health
Amerigroup Behavioral Health
Amerigroup TennCare (Adult services may require prior authorization and be redirected)
Amerigroup Transplant Medicaid (Tennessee MCO)
Amerivantage Medicare Advantage
Baptist Health (Formerly Known as Bluegrass Family Health)
Baptist Health Behavioral Health
Baptist Health Plan of KY
BlueCross BlueShield BlueCard (for out-of-state plans with "suitcase")
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee - Networks P, S & M (Includes individual exchange plans for all metal levels)
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Behavioral Health
BlueCross BlueShield Transplants (BDCT and local BCBST)
BlueCross BlueShield TennCare
BCBST CoverKids (Adult services may require prior authorization and be redirected)
BCBST CoverKids Behavioral Health
BCBST CoverKids Transplants
BlueCare (Adult services may require prior authorization and be redirected)
BlueCare Advantage Plus (DSNP) - Medicare/Medicaid
BlueCare Behavioral Health
TennCare Select (Adult services may require prior authorization and should be directed back to TennCare)
TennCare Select Behavioral Health
TennCare Select Transplants
Center Care Behavioral Health
Cigna (Includes LP, OAP and Great West)
Cigna Behavioral Health
Cigna Connect (Memphis market members do not have benefits in Nashville)
Cigna SureFit (Pediatric patients only)
Cigna-HealthSpring Behavioral Health
Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
Corvel (Workers' Compensation)
Corvel Behavioral Health
Farm Bureau (Offers individual off-exchange, non-ACA compliant plan)
HealthOne Alliance Behavioral Health
Health Partners Behavioral Health
Cariten Medicare Advantage
Humana (Includes HMO, NPOS and PPO. Excludes local POS and individual exchange plan: PPOX)