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Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD

Critical Care Medicine* Age 61
Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD
4.1 (13 Ratings)

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Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Mount Juliet, TN.
Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD
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Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD

Critical Care Medicine* Age 61
Mount Juliet, TN
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Mount Juliet, TN.

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Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Mount Juliet, TN and has 31 years experience. They graduated from SOUTHWEST COLLEGE OF NATUROPATHIC MEDICINEHEALTH SCIENCES. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Tristar Stonecrest Medical Center, Tristar Summit Medical Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Tristar Horizon Medical Center, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital, Riverview Regional Medical Center, Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester and Sumner Regional Medical Center. Dr. Pethkar has experience treating conditions like Shortness of Breath among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Pethkar received an average rating of 4.1/5 from patients and has been reviewed 13 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Pethkar is board certified in Critical Care Medicine and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Shortness of Breath
Sleep Apnea
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Shortness of Breath
Sleep Apnea
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Asthma
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Chronic Sinusitis
Insomnia
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Interstitial Lung Disease
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Respiratory Failure
Wheezing
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Sleep Study
Acidosis
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Acute Bronchitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Alkalosis
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Asbestosis
Barrett's Esophagus
Bronchiectasis
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Bronchiolitis
Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic Pharyngitis
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Cough
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Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Emphysema
Empyema
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Influenza (Flu)
Intestinal Obstruction
Lung Cancer
Lung Nodule
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Narcolepsy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
Pneumonia
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
Primary Insomnia
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Sarcoidosis
Systemic Sclerosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Bronchoscopy
Bronchoscopy with Robotic Assist
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
Respiratory Management
Thoracentesis

Insurance Accepted

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  • APCN Open Access Aetna Select
    Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
  • Blue Card High Performance Network HPN
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Network L
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    Blue Network S PPO
  • Cigna PPO
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    Choice Care PPO
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    Options PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Office
    780 N Mount Juliet Rd, Mount Juliet, TN 37122
  2. 2 Trevecca Center for Rehabilitation and Healing LLC
    329 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37210
  3. 3 Tennessee Valley Healthcare System
    1310 24th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212

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4.1
Based on 13 Reviews
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1 Star (3)

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Nov 18, 2022
Dr. Pethkar is one of the best, if not THE best, board certified internal medicine, critical care, sleep, and pulmonary physicians. Extremely intelligent, educated, thorough. He listens to his patients. I highly recommend him and would trust him with my life, whether a sleep condition, critical care condition or otherwise, he's amazing. He is also compassionate about his patients and very ethical. Highly recommend him for your hlth care needs!
Rhonda Jones — Nov 18, 2022
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Specialties*
Critical Care Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Sleep Medicine
Internal Medicine
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • SOUTHWEST COLLEGE OF NATUROPATHIC MEDICINEHEALTH SCIENCES
    1993
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
Board Certifications
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Pethkar's profile.

Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD is affiliated with Tristar Stonecrest Medical Center, Tristar Summit Medical Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Tristar Horizon Medical Center, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital, Riverview Regional Medical Center, Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester and Sumner Regional Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD holds board certification in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Tristar Stonecrest Medical Center

    200 Stonecrest Blvd, Smyrna, TN

  • Tristar Summit Medical Center

    5655 Frist Blvd, Hermitage, TN

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    1211 MEDICAL CENTER DR, Nashville, TN

  • Tristar Horizon Medical Center

    111 Highway 70 E, Dickson, TN

  • Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital

    1411 W Baddour Pkwy, Lebanon, TN

  • Riverview Regional Medical Center

    158 Hospital Dr, Carthage, TN

  • Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester

    185 Hospital Rd, Winchester, TN

  • Sumner Regional Medical Center

    555 Hartsville Pike, Gallatin, TN