James D. Jones, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualized attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Physician Profile


David Lipscomb College
Nashville, TN
Bachelor of Science, General Arts, Chemistry 1981
Magna Cum Laude
Samford University School of Pharmacy
Birmingham, AL
Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy 1982
Magna Cum Laude
Medical School
University of Alabama Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
Doctorate of Medicine 1986
University of Tennessee, Saint Thomas – Midtown Hospital
Nashville, TN
Internal Medicine 1986-1987
University of Tennessee, Saint Thomas – Midtown Hospital
Nashville, TN
Internal Medicine 1987-1989
Chief Resident 1989-1990

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

President, Chairman of the Board, Synergy Health Medical Network 2011
Clinical Instructor, University of Tennessee School of Medicine 1989-present
Clinical Instructor, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine 1990-present
President, Chairman of the Board, Baptist/St. Thomas Medical Network 2009-present
President, Chairman of the Board, Heritage Medical Network 2000-2009
Past President, Board of Directors, Heritage Medical Associates 1995-1996
Principle Investigator, Antihypertensive and Lipid Lowering for Prevention of Heart Attack Trial
Principle Investigator, International Verapamil SR Trandolapril Study

Hospital Affiliations

Saint Thomas Health Services

Honors and Awards

Best doctors in America® 2013-2014


Backpacking and scuba diving


American Board of Internal Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: John

    Dr. Jones has for many years encouraged me to lose weight. When he recommend these fitness apps - My Fitness Pal and Endomondo - h...

  • Member: Mary

    Dr Jones is an excellent caring doctor. Great BEDSIDE MANNER

  • Member: Treacie

    My doctor cares deeply about his patients. He has a way of making every patient feel as if they are his most important patient. ...

  • Member: Margaret

    Doctor Jones has been my doctor since 1989. He is a great doctor and a fine man. Mdvip is wonderful because he is always on the...