Primary Care - Adult News:

  • Heritage Medical Associates Physicians Named to Nashville Business Journal 2019 “Best Doctors” List

    Nashville Business Journal has released its 2019 "Best Doctors" list. We are proud to announce that fourteen of our physicians were included in this list. These individuals were identified by current Best Doctors and nominees as top medical professionals in the Nashville area. 

  • Heritage Medical Associates Physicians Named to Nashville Lifestyles 2019 “Top Doctors” List

    Nashville Lifestyles has released its 2019 "Top Doctors" list. We are proud to announce that nineteen of our physicians were included in this list. These individuals were identified by their peers as top medical professionals in the region.

  • Westgate Office Opening

    Heritage Medical Associates' new Westgate Office is now open!

  • Nashville Medical News Features 3D Mammography Testing at Heritage Medical Associates

    Nashville Medical News featured Heritage Medical Associates in their “Grand Rounds” for now offering 3D Mammography testing at three of our locations. These tests increase detection of invasive cancers by 41% and all breast cancers by 29%, as well as reducing the need for additional imaging. Click here to read the article and learn more about this exciting new technology we are proud to offer.

  • Heritage Medical Associates Updated Phone System

    Heritage Medical Associates is updating our phone system and some of our phone numbers to give you more direct access to our providers and staff that are best equipped to help you. You may see new phone numbers published on our website and your caller ID with Nashville’s new area code (629). Although our old numbers will work, we recommend saving these (629) numbers and following our menu prompts to be quickly connected with our team.

  • Happy New Year from Heritage Medical Associates!

    Make Health a Priority this Year

  • Office Closures for the Holidays

    Heritage Medical Associates will close (including eVisits) today, December 23rd, at 12:00pm excluding our Pediatric Offices in Green Hills and Cool Springs. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday, December 27th. If you are an established patient with an urgent medical need you may call your physician's office number to speak with an on-call physician.  Happy Holidays to you and yours!

  • Receive Care Electronically with an eVisit

    Heritage Medical Associates is now offering eVisits for all Adult, Primary Care patients. 

  • 2016 Patient Survey Results

    Our results reflect that 98% of our patients would recommend us to a friend or family member.  We are proud of these results but know we still have some work to do!  Click Read More to learn about the areas we are working to improve. 

  • Clinic Closures for 1/22/16

    Update 1/22 at 11:10 AM. Please check back frequently for updates.

    Click Here for 1/22/16 Schedule

    Regardless of office status:

    • If you have a medical emergency, you may still contact our office to speak with an on-call physician
    • To ensure our phone lines are open for emergencies, please contact us the next business day or via FollowMyHealth if you need to reschedule your appointment. 
  • Holiday Office Closing Schedule

    Heritage Medical Associates will be closed: 

    12-5 pm on 12/24 and 12/25 for Christmas

    1/1 for New Year's Day

    Note: the Heritage Women's Center will be closed on 12/24

  • Office Closed on July 3, 2015

    In observance of July 4th, our offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015 with the exception of our Pediatrics office in Green Hills which will close at 12PM.

  • Heritage Medical Associates Intends to Acquire Summit Medical Associates

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Dec. 17, 2014 - Today, Heritage Medical Associates announced the intention to acquire Summit Medical Associates, a practice of 24 primary care physicians, hospitalists and advanced practitioners, with offices in Hermitage and Mt. Juliet, following a meeting of the shareholders for Heritage held Tuesday evening, December 16.

  • Dr. John Thompson Recognized as a Health Care Hero

    Dr. John G. Thompson, MDVIP-Affiliated Internal Medicine physician practicing at our Saint Thomas West location, was recently recognized as one of Nashville Business Journal's Health Care Heroes. 

  • Dr. Ryan Mire Awarded Walter J. McDonald Award

    Dr. Ryan Mire, Heritage Medical Associates adult primary care physician at our Saint Thomas West location was recently awarded the Walter J. McDonald Award for Early Career Physicians for his outstanding work with the American College of Physicians. We are honored to recognize him for this achievement!

  • May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

    If you have not seen your doctor this year for a professional skin exam, Skin Cancer Awareness Month (May) serves as a good reminder to schedule an appointment.  

    Over 90% of all skin cancers are caused by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun. Each unprotected exposure increases your risk of developing skin cancer so to help protect yourself:

    • Always Find Shade
    • Avoid Tanning and UV Tanning Booths
    • Cover up with Clothing, a Hat and UV-Blocking Sunglasses
    • Wear SPF 15+ Sunscreen Daily
    • For Extended Outdoor Activity, use a Water-Resistant, SPF 30+ Sunscreen
  • Spring Has Sprung!

    The spring pollen has arrived.  Tree pollen is the cause of the majority of spring respiratory allergy symptoms.  Our tree pollen counts in Middle Tennessee reach very high levels and cause significant misery for allergy sufferers.  In general, there are 3 approaches to solve this problem that affects up to 40% of the population:

  • Clinic Closures 3/3/14 due to Weather - Updated @2:20PM

    Click "Read More" for a list of practices that are closed today, 3/3/14, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions (updated @2:20PM).  All other Heritage Medical Associates offices will close early at 3pm today (with the exception of Pediatrics at our Green Hills and Cool Springs locations which will close at their normal time). If you are able to travel safely, we look forward to seeing you.  If you need to reschedule an appointment, please contact our office on Tuesday.

  • An Interview with Dr. Sanders

    Click 'read more' to learn about our new addition to Heritage Medical Associates and her approach to patient care, her favorite hobbies, and more! 

  • Heritage Medical Associates Physicians Included in Nashville Business Journal’s 2013 “Best Doctors”

    Nashville Business Journal has officially released its 2013 "Top Doctors" list. Click "read more" below to see which Heritage Medical Associates doctors were included in this prestigious list of top-performing physicians.

  • An Interview with Ryan Mire, Featured in Nashville Business Journal’s 2013 “Best Doctors” List

    Click "read more" below to see what Dr. Mire has to say about his career in practing medicine, his favorite home remedy, and more. 

  • An Interview with Dr. Aydin Ozan

     See what else Dr. Ozan said by clicking "read more" below.

  • Dr. Fentriss and Dr. Anderson featured in Nashville Business Journal

    Dr. Lee Fentriss and Dr. Edwin Anderson, two of Heritage Medical Associates’ four MDVIP-affiliated physicians, were recently featured in Nashville Business Journal's “The doctor is at your service.” Click here to see the full article, or click "read more" below to see some highlights.