Forrest Ward, MD

SFMP Kate Bond

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Location

2996 Kate Bond Rd., Suite 205
Bartlett, TN 38133
(901) 266-4112

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Office Hours

Monday-Thursday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.8 out of 5
537 Ratings
174 Comments

Dr. Forrest Ward is an internist treating patients in Bartlett, Tennessee, and the surrounding communities. His primary goal as a practitioner is to ensure that each of his patients receives the highest available standard of medical care. In addition to his practice, Dr. Ward has served as a medical consultant to the American Heart Association and as a director of utilization review at Methodist North Hospital. 

In order to pursue his medical degree, Dr. Ward attended the University of Tennessee, Memphis. He continued his medical education through Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare, completing an internship program and receiving residency training in the field of internal medicine. 

Patients visiting Dr. Ward can receive a full range of medical services. He provides treatment for specific illnesses and issues, as well as general medical consultations.

Education

  • Medical School – University of Tennessee, Memphis
  • Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Residency in Internal Medicine

Awards & Publications

  • Medical consultant to American Heart Association
  • Past Director Utilization Review at Methodist North Hospital

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
4.8
Provider showed concern
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Provider explained things clearly
4.8
Provider included you in decisions
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending this provider

Comments

Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Apr 23, 2021
overall great service
Apr 23, 2021
Wendy, Linda and all the nurses there are great.
Apr 23, 2021
Dr. Ward is wonderful. He listens well and does a great job explaining options and what the issues are.
Apr 22, 2021
I checked in online and I didn't have all of the normal paperwork to fill out when I got there. it was great
Apr 22, 2021
they are all very helpful and listens to your problem
Apr 22, 2021
I have already recommended Forrest Ward and his assistants
Apr 22, 2021
hand sanitizer and masks were used
Apr 22, 2021
everything went great
Apr 22, 2021
they answered every question I had
Apr 22, 2021
I have excellent experience with Dr Ward and all of his staff..
Apr 22, 2021
Everyone is nice and very professional.
Apr 22, 2021
I am very happy I found such a great Doctor. I would always recommend Dr. Forrest Ward...
Apr 22, 2021
Always good experience.
Apr 22, 2021
I always recommend Dr Ward ..
Apr 22, 2021
My experience has been great..
Apr 21, 2021
GREAT
Apr 20, 2021
Dr Ward and his staff are very helpful,accommodating and friendly
Apr 11, 2021
very good
Apr 11, 2021
good
Apr 11, 2021
good
Apr 11, 2021
good
Apr 11, 2021
good
Apr 11, 2021
good
Apr 10, 2021
EXCELLENT
Apr 7, 2021
Dr Ward is very thorough and explains everything in detail using terminology easily understood.
Apr 7, 2021
As described in first comments
Apr 7, 2021
Everyone was very nice. The only complaint I have is that it takes a while to get an appointment
Apr 6, 2021
The staff was friendly and very welcoming OK
Apr 6, 2021
Dr. Ward takes the time to review, explain and discuss everything on my lab results.
Apr 6, 2021
Masks were worn my entire visit.
Apr 6, 2021
I feel that I'm in competent and efficient hands. I would recommend Dr. Ward and his medical staff to others.
Apr 6, 2021
I pre-registered, which saved a lot of time.
Apr 4, 2021
great timely visit - exceptional staff - Dr. Ward is an outstanding provider
Apr 4, 2021
very confident in Dr. Ward oversight of my care
Apr 1, 2021
I love Dr. Ward. He involves me in my health care
Apr 1, 2021
The staff is very efficient, kind, and helpful.
Mar 31, 2021
I filled out a bunch of paperwork online, but had to fill out the same paperwork when I got to the office. Not sure why.
Mar 29, 2021
really like dr.
Mar 29, 2021
very good dr good and complete information. seem to really care about my health.
Mar 28, 2021
I have been going to dr ward many years. He and his staff are very professional and caring.
Mar 28, 2021
dr Ward is the best. takes the time to explain test results and make recommendations
Mar 27, 2021
Dr Ward is always very professional and to the point
Mar 27, 2021
I have recommended Dr Ward to several friends and family members
Mar 27, 2021
always professional and compassionate
Mar 27, 2021
Always warm and friendly
Mar 27, 2021
BEST physician ever! Have recommended him to others including family!
Mar 27, 2021
There were no delays
Mar 25, 2021
Really didn't pay any attention to the time.
Mar 25, 2021
Always been a great experience. That's why we drive 2 hours to see Dr.Ward and his staff.
Mar 25, 2021
Dr. Ward is an excellent Dr. I trust him with my family
Mar 25, 2021
all good
Mar 25, 2021
none
Mar 25, 2021
none
Mar 25, 2021
none
Mar 25, 2021
none
Mar 25, 2021
none
Mar 25, 2021
Been going to Dr Ward for several years; he is a fine dr that keeps his ofc staff running in good order!!
Mar 25, 2021
Quick, efficient, office
Mar 20, 2021
all good
Mar 20, 2021
good
Mar 20, 2021
good
Mar 20, 2021
good
Mar 20, 2021
good
Mar 20, 2021
all good
Mar 20, 2021
I love the courtesy of girls at front desk & whole office
Mar 20, 2021
Wendy has been with Dr Ward since my first visit in1992. She is so great!
Mar 20, 2021
Dr Ward is the very best! He is a 10 in every area
Mar 20, 2021
The whole office works as a super team.
Mar 20, 2021
I always leave feeling like Dr Ward listened then responded to all my health concerns. He is a grand doctor
Mar 20, 2021
Great Experience
Mar 20, 2021
Good
Mar 20, 2021
Dr. Ward always discusses treatment plans, and makes sure you understand.
Mar 20, 2021
Good
Mar 20, 2021
Good
Mar 20, 2021
Good
Mar 19, 2021
Dr. Ward is an excellent Health Care Provider, he doesn't rush you. He listen's to what you have to say, and answers questions to my satisfaction.
Mar 19, 2021
I have recommended Dr. Ward to several friends.
Mar 19, 2021
see prior
Mar 18, 2021
Experience was pleasant and good.
Mar 18, 2021
Excellent bedside manner. Glad to have him as my PCP
Mar 17, 2021
excellent experience as alway
Mar 17, 2021
excellelt
Mar 17, 2021
always recommend him. recommended to sister, brother in law and daughter in law who see him now. my mom used him for about 8 years before she passed away. she loved him and that's why I started seeing him
Mar 17, 2021
excellent staff
Mar 17, 2021
excellent. in and out about 40 minutes which is exceptional
Mar 17, 2021
great group to work together with
Mar 15, 2021
Routine check up, no problems.
Mar 15, 2021
Dr. Ward is very good at explaining answers to any questions I may ask him. He will always write out the information or his recommendations on paper to give to me to take home. He doesn't talk about things, and expects me to remember them all. This shows me he cares and takes the necessary time he needs with his patients.
Mar 15, 2021
No delays during registration
Mar 14, 2021
good visit and exchange from doctor
Mar 13, 2021
I love Dr Ward. He is very thorough - answers my questions in lay man's term where I can understand it. He listens to my concerns patiently.
Mar 13, 2021
All good.
Mar 13, 2021
This is ridiculously long!
Mar 12, 2021
best doctor
Mar 12, 2021
Wendy does a great job she is very helpful and concerned.
Mar 11, 2021
great staff
Mar 11, 2021
Everyone was very nice to me
Mar 11, 2021
Dr. Ward and all the people that work for him Are very nice.
Mar 11, 2021
I'll good experience
Mar 11, 2021
could have been better
Mar 11, 2021
It would be nice if you offered one day a week lab hours to be starting earlier than 8:30am. 7:00am or 7:30 would be great for working patients needing to get labs prior to office visit.
Mar 11, 2021
Always good communication between provider and staff when being seen in the office.
Mar 11, 2021
Good
Mar 11, 2021
Good Meeting
Mar 11, 2021
Very Good Service
Mar 11, 2021
Good Service
Mar 11, 2021
Good experience
Mar 11, 2021
Girl who took my blood work fantastic
Mar 10, 2021
thank you
Mar 10, 2021
love Dr. Ward
Mar 9, 2021
doctor's address on website iis in a different bldg than where he sees patients
Mar 9, 2021
Lynn & Brittany, front desk ladies are very nice & helpful
Mar 9, 2021
Dr Ward gave sent me for an ultrasound since he could not determine what was causing the pain.
Mar 9, 2021
could not believe I saw Doctor so fast whatever y'all are doing keep it up thanks
Mar 9, 2021
good
Mar 9, 2021
good
Mar 8, 2021
All Good
Mar 8, 2021
All Good
Mar 8, 2021
I have complete confidence in Dr Ward care for my health.
Mar 8, 2021
All good.
Mar 8, 2021
Good.
Mar 8, 2021
All Good
Mar 8, 2021
all employees are great here. never had any issues at all
Mar 8, 2021
I really like Dr. Ward
Mar 7, 2021
the office staff are always friendly and professional
Mar 7, 2021
the check in nurse was attentive and friendly
Mar 7, 2021
Dr Ward always listens and talks through my concerns.
Mar 7, 2021
the new online registration took a few minutes to navigate but I think it will get faster as I get used to it
Mar 6, 2021
good
Mar 6, 2021
Very good experience
Mar 4, 2021
We usually have a great experience.
Mar 4, 2021
Always good to be seen at Dr Ward's office.
Mar 4, 2021
I recommend him all time
Mar 4, 2021
office staff very friendly and courteous
Mar 2, 2021
Dr. Ward continues to be the best PCP I've ever experienced, been a patient in his practice since 2000 and am very satisfied, and blessed, to have a PCP with his experience and expertise.
Mar 1, 2021
All were very friendly as usual
Mar 1, 2021
Best visit ever
Feb 28, 2021
The staff has always been very friendly.
Feb 27, 2021
Excellent.
Feb 26, 2021
professional.
Feb 26, 2021
already recommended to a friend
Feb 26, 2021
good experience
Feb 26, 2021
good experience
Feb 26, 2021
good experience
Feb 26, 2021
good experience
Feb 26, 2021
good experience
Feb 26, 2021
good experience
Feb 21, 2021
Individual time with each patient is excellent!!! --(2) very dedicated to patient's welfare'. (1) Very dedicated to individual patient''s welfare!!! (2) Individual time per patient is excellent
Feb 21, 2021
Have trusted Dr. Ward for many years with my health & am still alive!!! No bad experiences ever with him. Much trust in his ability to provide concern / interest in my health!
Feb 18, 2021
good experience as usual
Feb 17, 2021
almost enjoy going to the doctor
Feb 17, 2021
almost like family
Feb 17, 2021
felt safe with the cleanliness
Feb 17, 2021
have already
Feb 17, 2021
very efficient
Feb 16, 2021
Excellent experience all round.
Feb 4, 2021
always wonderful
Feb 4, 2021
very concern about my health and wellness.
Feb 4, 2021
I really trust Dr Ward and his administration.
Feb 4, 2021
very excellent.
Aug 3, 2020
great experience. I recommend Dr Ward in a heartbeat. He took time and care to check things out. I'm glad I got to meet him.
Aug 3, 2020
Every member of the staff I talked to was kind and courteous; answered all my questions, even the stupid ones.
Aug 3, 2020
THE OFFICE STAFF IS ALWAYS VERY FRIENDLY AND PROFESSIONAL
Aug 1, 2020
Dr. Ward is a great doctor, would not goto another doctor, if my insurance did not have him I would have to find someone who did have him, that's how much I trust and respect him.
Jul 27, 2020
The ladies address me either as soon as I walk in or as soon after they get off the phone with another patient.
Jul 27, 2020
He was focused on my case. Every record was reviewed, I was asked many questions and included in how to help achieve solutions to my health challenges.
Jul 27, 2020
I receive thorough care from each station - check in, taking vitals, meeting with doctor, lab and check out - so whatever time I may wait, assures me that I will get great service when it's my turn.so
Jul 26, 2020
Doctor Ward is one of the best doctor I ever had in my adult life and that includes the 31 years I was in navy.
Jul 20, 2020
Had an exam room waiting for me and took me straight back 4 minutes before my appointment.
Jul 18, 2020
the best
Jul 16, 2020
Dr. Ward and Wendy showed compassion during a very hard time for me as I was very sick and had no energy. They did what was needed and sent me to the hospital To receive the needed care. Their help was very much appreciated.
Jul 15, 2020
Dr. Ward is wonderful.He explains everything.wonderful bed side manners.
Jul 11, 2020
very thorough, sends orders for lots of tests and x-rays
Jul 2, 2020
always takes time to listen and hear what you are trying to convey,