Dr. L. Roberts MD Internist

Dr. L. Roberts is an internist in Nashville, Tennessee and is affiliated with Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice for 45 years. Dr. Roberts accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 109 doctors at Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: General Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics

Education & Medical Training

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973–1975

Denver Health Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1969–1970

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Class of 1969

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 39 years in Internal Medicine

TN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Thinking outside the cell: how cell-free hemoglobin can potentiate acute lung injury.
Bastarache, J. A.,Roberts, L. J.,Ware, L. B.

Rational Design of Novel Pyridinol-Fused Ring Acetaminophen Analogues.
Shchepin, R. V.,Liu, W.,Yin, H.,Zagol-Ikapitte, I.,Amin, T.,Jeong, B. S.,Roberts, L. J.,Oates, J. A.,Porter, N. A.,Boutaud, O.

The relationship of oxidative stress, adiposity and metabolic risk factors in healthy Black and White American youth.
Warolin, J.,Coenen, K. R.,Kantor, J. L.,Whitaker, L. E.,Wang, L.,Acra, S. A.,Roberts, L. J.,Buchowski, M. S.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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