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Waterside Women

D. Phillips Altenbern, MD


meet dr. altenbern

Meet Dr. Altenbern

Skilled and compassionate OB/GYN Darrington P. Altenbern, MD, brings 20-plus years of medical experience to his work at his self-named practice in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Altenbern cares for patients of all ages, offering comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology services including robotic hysterectomy, minimally invasive surgery and surgery for pelvic prolapse. He also treats abnormal uterine bleeding, endometriosis, pelvic pain and other care for nearly all women’s health concerns. Dr. Altenbern has done special training in bioidentical hormone replacement, hormone pellets and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). Dr. Altenbern also maintains affiliations with Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital and Tristar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. At different times, he has served as Chief of OB/GYN at both of these hospitals.


Dr. Altenbern earned his medical degree at Vanderbilt University in Nashville in 1988. He’s certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Altenbern has focused on empathetic, highly personalized care. Dr. Altenbern respects all of his patients and considers their time just as valuable as his own, so he and his team always work hard to keep wait times low while still delivering plenty of dedicated attention to every patient.


To get the best in Nashville OB/GYN care from one of the most experienced providers in the area, use the online scheduler or call the office of Darrington P. Altenbern, MD, today.

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Patient Stories

“Dr. Altenbern has went above and beyond for me and I would not trust anyone else!”

Allison M.


Hospitals and Insurance

Dr. Altenbern delivers and performs surgery at both Ascension St. Thomas Midtown and TriStar Centennial Women's Hospital

Dr. Altenbern is in network with most commercial insurances, and in network with TNCARE for obstetrics patients. 

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