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Tim Hinton, MD


Assistant Professor of Medicine

4.9 4.9 668 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Internal Medicine
Primary Care

Board Certificates

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2005


MD - University of Maryland, 2002
Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2005


Vanderbilt Adult Primary Care
Vanderbilt Adult Primary Care
1215 21st Avenue South
7th floor
Nashville, TN 37232

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. Hinton knows and obviously cares about me and my family and my health. He is interested in my habits, my job, and my home.
Patient | April 18, 2018

Good experience. No problems.
Patient | April 17, 2018

Patient | April 17, 2018

Dr. Hinton is one of the best Doctors I have ever been to.
Patient | April 16, 2018

Dr is very. good and always on time.
Patient | April 16, 2018

Dr. Hinton is very professional and kind. I always have a good experience when coming to the office!
Patient | March 31, 2018

Dr. Hinton is a lucky, and appropriate, fit for ME, from MY viewpoint. 1. A gentleman.
Patient | March 23, 2018

Dr. Hinton "the greatest."
Patient | March 23, 2018

Dr. Hinton listens to my concerns, thoughts and worries if any. I love the fact that I have such an amazing physician that I am not afraid to talk to.
Patient | March 17, 2018

Very good Dr.Hinton always take good care of my family and I was recommend him to my friend they're all happy with that.
Patient | February 26, 2018

Dr. Hinton is one of Vanderbilt's BEST!
Patient | February 26, 2018

Dr. Hinton is clearly a very outstanding internist, and would recommend him to anyone I know who is looking for an outstanding MD>
Patient | February 26, 2018

Dr. Hinton is a wonderful physician. He is gracious with his time, curious about my life, competent, and a MD I recommend to all.
Patient | February 26, 2018

Dr. Hinton is a very capable, thoughtful and helpful physician.
Patient | February 26, 2018

Dr. Hinton , is compassionate, concerned, extremely knowledgeable, and well respected by all I mention him to. I refer friends and family to him often. we call him the doctor's doctor.
Patient | February 22, 2018

Excellent service
Patient | February 13, 2018

Dr. Hinton is kind and caring, and I like his slow, easy pace in the exam room. If he's rushed, he doesn't show it and he also takes the time to talk to me about life beyond my medical care. His style puts me at ease every time.
Patient | January 22, 2018

Dr. Hinton is an excellent primary care physician and I am very pleased to be his patient.
Patient | January 15, 2018

HE IS JUST THE GREATEST. I trust Him with my life. I recommend Him to friends and family.
Patient | December 26, 2017

Dr Hinton always stays on top of my care and medications and has for many years. Others should emulate his practices!
Patient | December 17, 2017

Dr. Hinton has always been an awesome health provider. I have recommended him to a co-worker and also to a couple friend of ours; they have all stayed and kept him as their primary care provider for a good 5 or more years now.
Patient | December 12, 2017

very confident in Dr. Hinton
Patient | December 8, 2017

Beyond excellent
Patient | December 7, 2017

Always glad to see me and makes sure I'm given the best of care!
Patient | December 7, 2017

Dr. Hinton gives outstanding service to his patients. I always recommend him to other people.
Patient | November 11, 2017

Have recommended Dr. Hinton to all of my family and friends.
Patient | November 4, 2017

Dr. Hunter is the best primary care physician I've ever had. Thorough, kind, objective, realistic.
Patient | October 31, 2017

Dr. Hinton is a great doctor knowledgeable, compassion and professional.
Patient | October 24, 2017

Dr. Hinton is a rock star. Please give him a huge raise! He is brilliant, deeply knowledgeable, caring, humane, and superbly effective at solving all my medical issues. I consider him a major reason why my health is good and why I enjoy peace of mind when it comes to my health.
Patient | October 10, 2017

My confidence in Dr. Hinton is very high. I like him and trust him. I just come on the wrong days where he is busy with many patients.
Patient | September 29, 2017

good experience
Patient | September 24, 2017

This was my first visit at the clinic. It was a very good experience.
Patient | September 22, 2017

Have already referred pts.
Patient | September 21, 2017

Patient | September 21, 2017

Dr. Hinton is a true professional. He is friendly and compassionate, he is a real credit to Vanderbilt.
Patient | September 20, 2017

Dr. Hinton was very professional and seemed to care about my needs and concerns. I am very pleased with him as my provider.
Patient | September 13, 2017

Very caring and intelligent physician. Will want to be certain that he is in the network of my Medicare insurance plan.
Patient | September 11, 2017

He is the best provider I've ever see.
Patient | August 28, 2017

Dr. Hinton has always been one of my favorites - knowledgeable, listens, explains, helps me with decisions, and sends me on my way satisfied.
Patient | August 24, 2017

I LOVE Dr. Hinton! He is always so caring and listens carefully.
Patient | August 21, 2017

Dr. Hinton is very courteous and caring. Appreciate the amount of time he was able to spend with me, that goes a long way for a brand new pt!
Patient | August 15, 2017

Dr. Hinton has treated me for many years, and guided me through some extreme health challenges. He's superb and I completely trust his character and his medical expertise!
Patient | August 11, 2017

Dr Hinton always listens, and makes a good decision
Patient | August 2, 2017

I only had good experiences.
Patient | August 1, 2017

Dr. Hinton is an excellent physician. Not easy to get an appointment with due to the demand, and not easy to find in the confusing labyrinth of Vanderbilt Internal Medicine.
Patient | July 31, 2017

raving fan of my doctor
Patient | July 24, 2017

LOVE Dr. Hinton - he is terrific.
Patient | July 24, 2017

I love my healthcare provider Dr. Hinton he make sure I am current on all test needed. I feel his love for patients. #1. Timothy Hinton, MD
Patient | June 21, 2017

Dr. Hinton is a very good Provider and I visit him so many years.
Patient | June 20, 2017

Dr. Hinton was recommended to me by otherVvanderbilt employees several years ago which says a lot about his practice. I have always been pleased with my visits whether rountine or sick appointments. He is professional, compassionate, and actively listens. He takes the time to ensure all questions are aswered. He is also very prompt with message replies on My Health at Vanderbilt. It is rare to find a physician with such wonderful bedside manner and customer focus.
Patient | June 12, 2017

He showed what I felt was the appropriate amount of attention and care as well as listening to my thoughts and opinions. He prescribed medicine and advised that I would be sensitive to the sun so I should cover up while out while taking the prescribed medicine. I felt confident in the course of action he took. I am confident in his judgment concerning my health.
Patient | May 30, 2017

Dr. Timothy Hinton deserves the credo award for providing excellent patient care in every step of the way dealing with patients!!
Patient | May 29, 2017

Have taken family members to this dr.
Patient | May 18, 2017

I have gone to Dr. Hinton over 10 years or fifteen actually.
Patient | May 12, 2017

I wish all the medical providers in the world were as good and attentive as Dr. T. Hinton. He is a model medical doctor. We love him!
Patient | May 2, 2017

Dr.Hinton has been my physician for 9 years and he has always shown concern and listened to what I said and made good care decisions. I am very pleased.
Patient | May 1, 2017

Dr. Hinton is the best doctor I've ever had in all my 61 years.
Patient | May 1, 2017

Due to medical students' examinations care provider did not need to spend much time with me.
Patient | April 28, 2017

Satisfied. Happy- 5. No problem.
Patient | April 25, 2017

Very knowledgeable and understanding
Patient | April 10, 2017

I come from Murfreesboro to Nashville so I can stay with Dr. Hinton.
Patient | March 30, 2017

Dr. Hinton is always attentive and professional. He has always helped me.
Patient | March 27, 2017

Dr Hinton had a Medical Student trainee with him in the March 23 visit which cut somewhat the time he usually spends during a visit with him.
Patient | March 27, 2017

Dr. Hinton has been my physician for quite awhile, probably longer than any other. Very satisfied with his care.
Patient | March 26, 2017

Love him his good & friendly all time.
Patient | March 22, 2017