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
504 Ratings
287 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
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Provider explained things clearly
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.
Jul 30, 2022
The only problem was the meds!!
Jul 30, 2022
This program keeps freezing. I've had to go back in 5 times now
Jul 30, 2022
Doctor Ward has provided outstanding care to me for over 17 years.
Jul 30, 2022
Always has been a pleasant experience
Jul 29, 2022
Lab work only visit.
Jul 29, 2022
This was a visit to draw samples for lab work prior to Dr. Visit. Lab assistants are very competent, timely and very good at what they do (virtually pain free stick first time).
Jul 29, 2022
Dr Ward explains everything thing extremely well as I can understand and don't be confused
Jul 29, 2022
I'm happy with Dr Ward and staff !!!
Jul 28, 2022
This office makes you feel like family
Jul 21, 2022
Great experience.
Jul 21, 2022
No problem at all.
Jul 21, 2022
Dr was very informative and went over result of test done and I understood.
Jul 21, 2022
Couldn't be better.
Jul 21, 2022
All great.
Jul 21, 2022
Excellent
Jul 21, 2022
Excellent
Jul 21, 2022
Excellent
Jul 21, 2022
Excellent
Jul 21, 2022
Excellent
Jul 21, 2022
Excellent
Jul 21, 2022
Recommended highly to others
Jul 21, 2022
Felt safe
Jul 21, 2022
Have recommend already
Jul 21, 2022
Always pleasant & ready to help & answers questions
Jul 21, 2022
Very speedy
Jul 21, 2022
A pleasant visit
Jul 21, 2022
Dr. Ward just had foot surgery so I think some delays are perfectly reasonable.
Jul 20, 2022
Goiod
Jul 20, 2022
Tops
Jul 20, 2022
Always give great diagnose. Knows his medicine.
Jul 17, 2022
Dr Ward is an excellent care provider. He takes time to listen, cares and can recall past visit experiences and conversations.
Jul 16, 2022
Dr ward goes above and beyond. He explains everything going on with the care and concern if an old friend. I literally trust him with my life
Jul 16, 2022
Wendy was wonderful as always
Jul 16, 2022
No issues for me
Jul 16, 2022
Excellent service staff and total care
Jul 14, 2022
Staff is awesome
Jul 14, 2022
I wish all Dr's & thief staff starting with receptionist we're half as attentive & caring!
Jul 14, 2022
Dr Ward & all of his staff are doing their calling. They show they care about the patients. I wished we would have found Dr Ward years ago. He is a great Dr, has great bedside manners & shows his concerns. He spends the necessary time to cover each visit. Never rushed out.
Jul 8, 2022
Good
Jul 5, 2022
No problem
Jul 5, 2022
Everyone and everyone was good
Jul 5, 2022
They were all very happy and no problems
Jul 5, 2022
No problem Dr Ward always explain everything very good to me
Jul 5, 2022
Everything was great No problems
Jul 5, 2022
Very good Dr. Ward is always good at explaining everything and so is staff
Jul 4, 2022
Felt at home as usual!!!
Jul 2, 2022
Quickly got through entire visit.
Jul 2, 2022
Very good experience with Dr. Ward and his staff. Dr. Ward is great at explaining lab results and treatment plans.
Jul 2, 2022
Maybe 30-40
Jul 2, 2022
Lynn at the front desk is awesome and you truly have a jewel! She needs to be given a raise and we'll taken care of! Very personable, helpful, great personality and loves people!
Jul 2, 2022
Dr. Ward takes his time, documents, provides details of problems and carefully reviews the actions for me to follow for my care.
Jul 2, 2022
My vitals were taken by the nurse. She help lower my stress level. She was very professional and had a pleasant demeanor.
Jul 2, 2022
I was recommended to Dr. Ward by a co-worke 4 months ago Best decision I've made and have recommended him to my wife who will be scheduling an appointment soon.
Jul 2, 2022
I understand the wait times in order for Dr. Ward to provide the best of care to his patients. The nurses and staff are very professional and pleasant. Dr. Ward is very attentive and I feel comfortable as well as confident in his care.
Jul 2, 2022
Very professional and a great attitude.
Apr 29, 2022
EXCELLENT STAFF
Apr 29, 2022
Very good experience.
Apr 29, 2022
Staff worked well together in helping their patient
Apr 29, 2022
They even had their masks on
Apr 29, 2022
I have recommended and will continue to recommend
Apr 29, 2022
Very friendly and nice
Apr 29, 2022
It was quick but the doctor and assistant did everything they were supposed to do and answered any questions I had
Apr 29, 2022
This was the best experience I've had so far
Apr 28, 2022
I want everyone I love to be treated by this practice. I can't NOT express this enough!
Apr 28, 2022
Wonderful staff.
Apr 28, 2022
My father recommended Dr. Ward to me. I then recommended my brother. Dr. Ward and his staff have changed my family's lives. We owe them a debt we can never repay. This is what the medical community should strive to do. We are at a loss for words. Thank you!
Apr 28, 2022
Wonderful experience.
Apr 28, 2022
Great experience
Apr 28, 2022
Always a pleasure. These are warm, kind, and brilliant professionals.
Apr 28, 2022
I trust my doctor and his staff to take care of my issues in a timely manner very professional
Apr 28, 2022
Very professional staff
Apr 24, 2022
Wonderful doc and staff
Apr 23, 2022
Everyone was very nice.
Apr 23, 2022
Only complaint is that visit took too long.
Apr 23, 2022
Was there for 2hours
Apr 23, 2022
Front staff and lab are great
Apr 22, 2022
Always get to have quality time during my appointment with Dr. Ward and his nurse, Wendy.
Apr 22, 2022
Always have an excellent experience at Dr. Ward's office.
Apr 21, 2022
Dr. Ward always listens to my concerns and is great in doing what he thinks best for me.
Apr 21, 2022
I have recommended Dr. Ward to several people.
Apr 21, 2022
There were no delays.
Apr 21, 2022
Everyone was very nice.
Apr 21, 2022
Very good
Apr 21, 2022
Good
Apr 21, 2022
Good
Apr 21, 2022
Good
Apr 21, 2022
Very professional
Apr 21, 2022
Good experience
Apr 19, 2022
Doctor Ward and his staff are always very accommodating and go out of their way to help you
Apr 19, 2022
Dr. Ward was kind and listened and discussed on a level I could understand.
Apr 19, 2022
Great. Very nice women that work in this office.
Apr 19, 2022
Nothing bad here. All good.
Apr 19, 2022
Greeted very friendly and accommodating.
Apr 18, 2022
Always professional
Apr 16, 2022
I love this practice!!!
Apr 16, 2022
Dr.ward is the absolute best!! He is doesntbm a kevyou feel like he is on a rush to get you in and out. Listens carefully and is truly concerned about you
Apr 16, 2022
I never have any problems getting an appointment. The staff wor k s with you to accommodate your needs
Apr 16, 2022
I love the staff..they truly care about you
Apr 15, 2022
Very friendly staff
Apr 14, 2022
No bad experience
Apr 14, 2022
No bad experience
Apr 14, 2022
No bad experience
Apr 14, 2022
My doctor is top of line like a car .He is Rolls-Royce Dr.Ward explain everything step by step .
Apr 14, 2022
No bad experience
Apr 14, 2022
No bad experience at all
Apr 11, 2022
No delays
Apr 11, 2022
Great staff
Apr 10, 2022
The best care from a physician I every had. Very happy.
Apr 7, 2022
Have already
Apr 7, 2022
Felt safe
Apr 7, 2022
Have already
Apr 7, 2022
Friendly
Apr 7, 2022
Quick as possible
Apr 7, 2022
Everyone was pleasant
Apr 7, 2022
No delays
Apr 5, 2022
All good
Apr 5, 2022
Have already
Apr 5, 2022
Very friendly
Apr 5, 2022
Highly recommended
Apr 5, 2022
Free flowing
Apr 5, 2022
Again a pleasant visit
Mar 28, 2022
In my view, this crew is great!
Mar 28, 2022
Always aware of my concerns
Mar 28, 2022
Dr Ward came highly recommended, and has proven to deserve it
Mar 28, 2022
Still good
Mar 28, 2022
All well done
Mar 28, 2022
I really like / appreciate Dr Ward and his staff; always a pleasant, efficient, and thorough visit.
Mar 25, 2022
O problems or issues. Always addresses my problems or issues and takes care of them.
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 24, 2022
Good
Mar 24, 2022
Good
Mar 24, 2022
Good
Mar 24, 2022
Good
Mar 24, 2022
Was good
Mar 24, 2022
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
I have and will continue to do so.
Mar 17, 2022
Happy with everything
Mar 17, 2022
Great treatment by her and Dr Ward
Mar 17, 2022
Took less than 30 min.wow!
Mar 17, 2022
Very pleased with Dr ward and his staff. So blessed to be his patient.
Mar 16, 2022
Good experience even time
Mar 16, 2022
Very good experience
Mar 16, 2022
Very professional and easy to talk to
Mar 16, 2022
Everything went well
Mar 16, 2022
This was a very good experience. Very professional and informative.
Mar 14, 2022
No problem.
Mar 14, 2022
Clean and sanitary conditions throughout this healthcare facility.
Mar 14, 2022
Dr. Ward is thorough and professional in his consideration and evaluation of my health problem.
Mar 14, 2022
Good and friendly experience,
Mar 14, 2022
Since "Covid" there is very little unnecessary conversation as expected.
Mar 14, 2022
Good meeting with Doctor. Given new prescription (sent to pharmacy). Dr. Ward and his staff are professional and congenial.
Mar 12, 2022
Dr. Actually showed me how to work a drug price app.
Mar 12, 2022
Forgot my mask--I was provided one.
Mar 11, 2022
NA
Mar 11, 2022
Normal wait time
Mar 11, 2022
Good experience
Mar 11, 2022
They did great helping me with my problems.
Mar 11, 2022
It was a great experience.
Mar 11, 2022
They were very professional.
Mar 11, 2022
It was great.
Mar 11, 2022
Everyone was very nice I had a great experience.
Mar 10, 2022
Friendly
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
This was lab visit only
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
Always very friendly and helpful
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
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 is well
Mar 3, 2022
Lab work. Only. Very quick and easy easy
Mar 3, 2022
Dr Ward is the best.
Mar 3, 2022
Ok
Mar 3, 2022
All Good
Feb 27, 2022
Front desk is always very nice and professional
Feb 25, 2022
Great
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
Very good
Feb 25, 2022
Very good
Feb 25, 2022
My experience was excellent.
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
The entire office from beginning to end are great!
Feb 18, 2022
Dr Ward is a excellent diagnostician & the absoluteBest internist in the medical field.
Feb 18, 2022
Wendy is the best nurse ever!
Feb 18, 2022
I had a wonderful visit from entry to departure.
Feb 18, 2022
Front desk ladies are very friendly & professional.
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 13, 2022
Everyone one was attentive and to all of my needs.
Feb 13, 2022
The staff is has always professionalism and kindness during every visit.
Feb 12, 2022
Nice office staff
Feb 10, 2022
I would recommend this doctor and staff to everyone. I am very pleased.
Feb 10, 2022
My safety was always protected.
Feb 10, 2022
The doctor listen to me concerning my health and order some test to resolve my problems.
Feb 10, 2022
She listened to me and responded with an answer.
Feb 10, 2022
The time was not a problem. It was done in a very reasonable time.
Feb 10, 2022
Everyone was very nice and polite.
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
Very thorough and helpful.
Jan 28, 2022
Excellent staff
Jan 27, 2022
Very good experience
Jan 27, 2022
Good experience
Jan 27, 2022
Excellent experience
Jan 27, 2022
Very good experience
Jan 27, 2022
Very good experience
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
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
No comment
Jan 21, 2022
Very friendly and caring.
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
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
Rooms were clean and seemed to be well stocked.
Jan 19, 2022
I recommend this office every chance I get.
Jan 19, 2022
Speaks volumes that the nurse had been with this Dr for 35 years.
Jan 19, 2022
Visit never feels rushed!
Jan 19, 2022
Very friendly yet professional greeting.
Jan 16, 2022
Great Doctor, great Staff
Jan 16, 2022
The staff were following all protocols
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 office n nurse staff work hard to make it a smooth, comfortable visit
Jan 16, 2022
Well-run office, organized, efficient and friendly
Jan 14, 2022
This was a visit for lab work only.
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 13, 2022
Dr Ward is a very good care giver and understands problems and gets to the point
Jan 12, 2022
Very thorough
Jan 12, 2022
Stacy is always very professional and helpful.
Jan 11, 2022
Professionalism always is what you receive from Dr Ward and his staff.
Jan 11, 2022
This visit same as others.Expierience of Dr Ward and his staff are always professional and patient friendly
Jan 11, 2022
Visit proceeded without any set backs
Jan 10, 2022
My health care provider since 1989
Jan 10, 2022
Gooo
Jan 10, 2022
Excellent
Jan 10, 2022
Excellent
Jan 10, 2022
Very good
Jan 10, 2022
Always good
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 7, 2022
All was excellent.
Jan 6, 2022
New patient visit...I am prepared to return for my care.
Jan 6, 2022
Did not see staff members wash hands in my exam room.
Jan 6, 2022
Establishing new patient-doctor relationship was good experience.
Jan 6, 2022
Pleasant staff.
Jan 6, 2022
Long wait time in examining room.
Jan 6, 2022
All the staff was courteous and pleasant.
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 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 4, 2022
Ditto
Jan 4, 2022
Good, better, best! Definitely BEST.
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
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
All was wonderful.
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 3, 2022
Totally top notch service as usual