Dr. Jonathan C Nesbitt MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Jonathan Nesbitt is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Nashville, Tennessee and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Nesbitt accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and one of 14 at Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
Residency, General Surgery, 1981–1987
Albany Medical Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1987–1989
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Class of 1981
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified 26 years in Surgery
American Board of Surgery
Certified 21 years in Surgical Critical Care
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
TN State Medical License
Active through 2015
Awards, Honors & Recognition
American College of Surgeons
Publications & Presentations
Obesity Increases Operating Room Time for Lobectomy in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
St Julien, J. B., Aldrich, M. C., Sheng, S., Deppen, S. A., Burfeind, W. R., Putnam, J. B., Lambright, E. S., Nesbitt, J. C., Grogan, E. L.
Poor survival for veterans with pathologic stage I non-small-cell lung cancer.
St Julien, J. B., Pinkerman, R., Aldrich, M. C., Chen, H., Deppen, S. A., Callaway-Lane, C., Massion, P., Putnam, J. B., Lambright, E. S., Nesbitt, J. C., Grogan, E. L.
Thoracic Operations for Pulmonary Nodules Are Frequently Not Futile in Patients with Benign Disease.
Grogan, E.L., Weinstein, J.J., Deppen, S.A., Putnam, J.B., Nesbitt, J.C., Lambright, E.S., Walker, R.C., Dittus, R.S., Massion, P.P.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Tennessee Network 5
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
- Great West PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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609 Oxford House
1313 21st Ave South
Nashville, TN 37232
Phone: (615) 322-0064
Fax: (615) 343-5993