Forrest Ward, MD

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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
4.9 out of 5
528 Ratings
208 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.
4.9
Provider showed concern
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Provider explained things clearly
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Provider included you in decisions
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
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.
Mar 28, 2022
I really like / appreciate Dr Ward and his staff; always a pleasant, efficient, and thorough visit.
Mar 28, 2022
Still good
Mar 28, 2022
Dr Ward came highly recommended, and has proven to deserve it
Mar 28, 2022
Always aware of my concerns
Mar 28, 2022
In my view, this crew is great!
Mar 28, 2022
All well done
Mar 25, 2022
Dr Ward has been my doctor for close to 20 years. He is wonderful. His staff is wonderful. There is not any doctor I know or have heard of that is better than he. He is kind, caring and a true genuine good person.
Mar 25, 2022
O problems or issues. Always addresses my problems or issues and takes care of them.
Mar 24, 2022
Good
Mar 24, 2022
Good
Mar 24, 2022
Good
Mar 24, 2022
Good
Mar 24, 2022
Good
Mar 24, 2022
Was good
Mar 23, 2022
All good
Mar 18, 2022
Always a good experience. Dr. Ward and his staff are always courteous. The nurse that does the blood work is the best.
Mar 17, 2022
Very pleased with Dr ward and his staff. So blessed to be his patient.
Mar 17, 2022
Great treatment by her and Dr Ward
Mar 17, 2022
Happy with everything
Mar 17, 2022
I have and will continue to do so.
Mar 17, 2022
Took less than 30 min.wow!
Mar 16, 2022
Good experience even time
Mar 16, 2022
This was a very good experience. Very professional and informative.
Mar 16, 2022
Very professional and easy to talk to
Mar 16, 2022
Very good experience
Mar 16, 2022
Everything went well
Mar 14, 2022
Good meeting with Doctor. Given new prescription (sent to pharmacy). Dr. Ward and his staff are professional and congenial.
Mar 14, 2022
Good and friendly experience,
Mar 14, 2022
Dr. Ward is thorough and professional in his consideration and evaluation of my health problem.
Mar 14, 2022
Clean and sanitary conditions throughout this healthcare facility.
Mar 14, 2022
No problem.
Mar 14, 2022
Since "Covid" there is very little unnecessary conversation as expected.
Mar 12, 2022
Forgot my mask--I was provided one.
Mar 12, 2022
Dr. Actually showed me how to work a drug price app.
Mar 11, 2022
Good experience
Mar 11, 2022
NA
Mar 11, 2022
Normal wait time
Mar 11, 2022
Everyone was very nice I had a great experience.
Mar 11, 2022
It was a great experience.
Mar 11, 2022
They were very professional.
Mar 11, 2022
They did great helping me with my problems.
Mar 11, 2022
It was great.
Mar 10, 2022
Friendly
Mar 7, 2022
This was lab visit only
Mar 7, 2022
Lab only.
Mar 7, 2022
Lab only
Mar 7, 2022
Lab only
Mar 7, 2022
Lab only
Mar 7, 2022
Lab only.
Mar 7, 2022
Always very friendly and helpful
Mar 7, 2022
Always recommend Dr Ward's services. He is easy to talk to and listens well. He also explains everything in easy to understand language without window dressing anything. He is not a doctor that is trying to leave as soon as he walks in the door. I always leave feeling that we have covered my health issues thoroughly.
Mar 7, 2022
Good
Mar 7, 2022
Good
Mar 7, 2022
Good
Mar 6, 2022
Dr. Ward consistently provides excellent care to me and my family.
Mar 5, 2022
We love Dr Ward He takes the necessary time to listen & cover all medical conditions. He always has a plan of action to follow for future appointments. I have already referred a patient to him. His nurses & lab Techs are also awesome.
Mar 4, 2022
All was very good
Mar 3, 2022
Lab work. Only. Very quick and easy easy
Mar 3, 2022
All is well
Mar 3, 2022
This office & staff is a fine place to be taken to for medical help
Mar 3, 2022
Every think went very well
Mar 3, 2022
All Good
Mar 3, 2022
Dr Ward is the best.
Mar 3, 2022
Ok
Feb 27, 2022
Front desk is always very nice and professional
Feb 25, 2022
My experience was excellent.
Feb 25, 2022
Very good
Feb 25, 2022
My experience has always been good and a very comfortable visit with Dr Ward and his staff.
Feb 25, 2022
Great
Feb 25, 2022
Great
Feb 25, 2022
Very good
Feb 25, 2022
Only for blood work
Feb 23, 2022
N/A
Feb 23, 2022
Always excellent experience
Feb 23, 2022
Dr. Ward is an excellent doctor. Wendy, his nurse is excellent also. Lab Dept (just in case there are no questions on it in this survey) they are excellent too. Always very courteous and friendly.
Feb 23, 2022
Always recommend
Feb 18, 2022
Front desk ladies are very friendly & professional.
Feb 18, 2022
Wendy is the best nurse ever!
Feb 18, 2022
Dr Ward is a excellent diagnostician & the absoluteBest internist in the medical field.
Feb 18, 2022
The entire office from beginning to end are great!
Feb 18, 2022
I had a wonderful visit from entry to departure.
Feb 13, 2022
The staff is has always professionalism and kindness during every visit.
Feb 13, 2022
Everyone one was attentive and to all of my needs.
Feb 13, 2022
My care provider ( Dr. Forrest Ward) was awesome in providing care for me.
Feb 13, 2022
The staff was very prompt in every aspect of the visit.
Feb 12, 2022
Nice office staff
Feb 10, 2022
Everyone was very nice and polite.
Feb 10, 2022
She listened to me and responded with an answer.
Feb 10, 2022
The doctor listen to me concerning my health and order some test to resolve my problems.
Feb 10, 2022
My safety was always protected.
Feb 10, 2022
I would recommend this doctor and staff to everyone. I am very pleased.
Feb 10, 2022
The time was not a problem. It was done in a very reasonable time.
Feb 8, 2022
Always friendly
Jan 31, 2022
Wonderful Dr. I've been a patient since 1988.
Jan 31, 2022
I was there to get a Covid test & was aware I'd be seen as soon the office was free of patients. I understood & accepted that prior to arriving.
Jan 29, 2022
Dr. Ward and his staff are the best. Dr. Ward takes time to listen to your concerns and he's very through. I am so blessed to have this medical team taking care of me.
Jan 28, 2022
Very good experience.
Jan 28, 2022
Excellent staff
Jan 28, 2022
Very thorough and helpful.
Jan 27, 2022
Dr Forrest Ward seems to be a very well experienced and insightful physician. I am very happy to find a wonderful doctor who will take care of my health issues. I would highly recommend Dr Ward to all my friends and family members.
Jan 27, 2022
Very good experience
Jan 27, 2022
Excellent experience
Jan 27, 2022
Good experience
Jan 27, 2022
Very good experience
Jan 27, 2022
Very good experience
Jan 27, 2022
I'm very pleased with the visit. The nurse that took my blood was extremely good.
Jan 26, 2022
Staff is always friendly
Jan 26, 2022
Only a very few people in the waiting room
Jan 26, 2022
This is a great group.
Jan 23, 2022
I continue to see Dr Ward because he is an excellent Doctor and I trust his judgement!!!
Jan 23, 2022
Good
Jan 22, 2022
Good
Jan 22, 2022
Everyone was very friendly and knowledgeable. Made my visit very pleasant
Jan 22, 2022
None
Jan 21, 2022
Very friendly and caring.
Jan 21, 2022
No comment
Jan 21, 2022
Good
Jan 21, 2022
Good
Jan 21, 2022
Good
Jan 21, 2022
Good
Jan 21, 2022
Good
Jan 21, 2022
Good
Jan 19, 2022
Very friendly yet professional greeting.
Jan 19, 2022
Speaks volumes that the nurse had been with this Dr for 35 years.
Jan 19, 2022
I recommend this office every chance I get.
Jan 19, 2022
Rooms were clean and seemed to be well stocked.
Jan 19, 2022
As before - I don't hesitate to recommend this office to anyone. In my profession, I get asked frequently who I would recommend and I blurt it out without hesitation!
Jan 19, 2022
Visit never feels rushed!
Jan 16, 2022
Well-run office, organized, efficient and friendly
Jan 16, 2022
Very good
Jan 16, 2022
I was there for a fasting lipids lab, the technician was friendly and the stick to draw blood was done w skill n didn't hurt more than usual.
Jan 16, 2022
The staff were following all protocols
Jan 16, 2022
Great Doctor, great Staff
Jan 16, 2022
The office n nurse staff work hard to make it a smooth, comfortable visit
Jan 14, 2022
This was a visit for lab work only.
Jan 13, 2022
Dr Ward is a very good care giver and understands problems and gets to the point
Jan 13, 2022
Only thing I can say it takes time to go through the staff operator to ask questions about a prescription or up dating things
Jan 12, 2022
Very thorough
Jan 12, 2022
Stacy is always very professional and helpful.
Jan 11, 2022
This visit same as others.Expierience of Dr Ward and his staff are always professional and patient friendly
Jan 11, 2022
Professionalism always is what you receive from Dr Ward and his staff.
Jan 11, 2022
Visit proceeded without any set backs
Jan 10, 2022
Always good
Jan 10, 2022
Excellent
Jan 10, 2022
Excellent
Jan 10, 2022
Gooo
Jan 10, 2022
My health care provider since 1989
Jan 10, 2022
Very good
Jan 7, 2022
All was excellent.
Jan 7, 2022
Dr Ward is an excellent Dr. He has been my PC for 20 yrs. He doesn't rush and explains everything.
Jan 7, 2022
Again, ran well
Jan 6, 2022
All the staff was courteous and pleasant.
Jan 6, 2022
Pleasant staff.
Jan 6, 2022
Establishing new patient-doctor relationship was good experience.
Jan 6, 2022
Did not see staff members wash hands in my exam room.
Jan 6, 2022
New patient visit...I am prepared to return for my care.
Jan 6, 2022
Long wait time in examining room.
Jan 6, 2022
My name is Frances, not Francis. Insurance might have issues if my name is not correct. Thank you.I had a good experience with all office staff, especially Wendy and Rebecca in exam room. Dr. Ward was very thorough.
Jan 6, 2022
I was amazed that, although there were other patients before me, I was in and out in well under an hour.
Jan 4, 2022
Dr Ward is a caring Dr who is great at diagnosing, listens well to your health Issues & comments on his thoughts and why he Is doing (whatever) & takes necessary time with you. It doesn't get any better than Dr Ward. His staff is kind, also. I'm thrilled to get in to see him. A wise man is he.
Jan 4, 2022
Wendy was his nurse. I love her way of making you feel comfy and like whatever you're going through health wise is going to be better with some time. She's cheerful and sensitive to your needs.
Jan 4, 2022
I absolutely want my friends to know how great Dr Ward is.!maybe we can get him cloned to be over by st Francis on Park Ave..???????
Jan 4, 2022
Good, better, best! Definitely BEST.
Jan 4, 2022
Ditto
Jan 4, 2022
All was wonderful.
Jan 3, 2022
Totally top notch service as usual
May 28, 2021
very good
May 28, 2021
good
May 28, 2021
good
May 28, 2021
good
May 28, 2021
good
May 28, 2021
Great!
May 28, 2021
Great !
May 28, 2021
Dr Ward is the most helpful, most professional, most effective doctor I have ever used.
May 28, 2021
Great !
May 28, 2021
Great!
May 28, 2021
Great !
May 28, 2021
everyone up at the fest is always kind, personable & efficient.
May 28, 2021
she was just fine. I have no complaints at all.
May 28, 2021
I think Dr Ward is THE best internist.! he's thorough, excellent in finding out something that I ask about if it's something that I want to know that he wants more info on. he talks to me about all things I need to be aware of & even draws sketches to explain things clearly. I'm thankful to have found out about him years ago.
May 28, 2021
this is NOT concerning my visit this time. When I call his nurse line I rarely hear back from them. it's gone on a long time otherwise I'd not have mentioned it.
May 28, 2021
good experience
May 27, 2021
Dr. Ward is very attentive to the patient and listens to their concerns. He has always been very thorough and follows up on any concerns....
May 27, 2021
very good experience
May 27, 2021
very good. felt secure & good
May 27, 2021
a serious Dr and cares about health of his patients . no nonsense !
May 27, 2021
well organized!
May 27, 2021
felt good & coming back to get help for my health.
May 27, 2021
very pleased
May 25, 2021
very nice experience
May 24, 2021
Dr Ward listened more than he talked this visit
May 24, 2021
I appreciated patient management and scheduled appt v wait time. Well done!
May 21, 2021
excellent job by Dr. Ward's nurse, Linda, in obtaining paperwork for me.
May 21, 2021
dr Ward is very knowledgeable and attentive to any concerns
May 21, 2021
friendly staff, always!
May 21, 2021
in and out very fast today.
May 21, 2021
I had a good experience
May 21, 2021
She was nice
May 21, 2021
I like Dr Ward
May 21, 2021
the staff are very helpful
May 21, 2021
I had a good experience
May 21, 2021
I had a good experience
May 20, 2021
My experience was delightful
May 20, 2021
excellent
May 20, 2021
excellent
May 20, 2021
good
May 20, 2021
very friendly staff
May 20, 2021
good experience