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James K. Poliner, MD

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Saint Thomas Medical Partners
  • Phone: (615) 849-9868


Saint Thomas Medical Partners - Middle Tennessee Center for Lung Disease


  • Medical School
    Doctor of Medicine University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Dallas, TX
  • Residency
    Internal Medicine Residency University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM
  • Fellowship
    Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM


James Poliner, MD, FCCP, is a pulmonologist and intensivist with Saint Thomas Medical Partners, part of Ascension. Dr. Poliner is board-certified in pulmonary disease,
critical care, and internal medicine. He provides acute critical care and pulmonary consultation to adults 18 and older.

Dr. Poliner has a special interest in asthma, COPD, pneumonia, and abnormal chest x-rays and CT scans. He works to provide excellent individualized specialty care.

Outside of the office, Dr. Poliner enjoys soccer, music, and nature.