Dawn Adams, MD, MS

Dawn Adams, MD, MS

Gastroenterology in Nashville, TN


 (615) 322-3000

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About Dr. Adams


Dr. Dawn W. Adams, MD is a gastroenterologist in Nashville, Tennessee. She is currently licensed to practice medicine in Tennessee and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. She is an assistant professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Dr. Adams is the director of the Celiac Disease Clinic at Vanderbilt Medical Center. The clinic was created in 2015 to provide comprehensive care for patients with Celiac Disease.

Dr. Adams also specializes in nutrition complications of gastrointestinal disease. She manages advanced nutritional support, such as tube feeds and total parenteral nutrition (TPN), for patients with malnutrition. She has an interest in nutritional complications of inflammatory bowel disease.

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Services Offered



Colonoscopy
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
PEG tube placement
Celiac disease
Microscopic colitis
Diarrhea
Weight loss
Malnutrition
Parenteral nutrition
Feeding tube placement
Inflammatory bowel disease
General gastroenterology

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

Vanderbilt University
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 2012 - 2015

Vanderbilt University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2009 - 2012

Case Western Reserve University
Class of 2009

Case Western Reserve University
MS, Nutrition, 2006 - 2009

Case Western Reserve University
BS, Biology, summa cum laude, 2000 - 2004

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Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology

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Medical Licenses

TN State Medical License
2011 - 2019

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Work Experience


Vanderbilt Medical Group
Nashville, TN
2016 - Present

Assistant Professor
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
2015 - Present

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Hospital Affiliations

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Current Affiliation
Nashville, TN

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System
Current Affiliation
Nashville, TN

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Professional Memberships

American Gastroenterological Association - AGA
Member

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - ASGE
Member

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition - ASPEN
Member

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Publications



PubMed

Serum Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Correlate with Serum Cytokines and Clinical Disease Activity in Crohn's Disease.
Sci Rep
Scoville, E. A.,Allaman, M. M.,Adams, D. W.,Motley, A. K.,Peyton, S. C.,Ferguson, S. L.,Horst, S. N.,Williams, C. S.,Beaulieu, D. B.,Schwartz, D. A.,Wilson, K. T.,Coburn, L. A.
3/1/2019

Alterations in Lipid, Amino Acid, and Energy Metabolism Distinguish Crohn's Disease from Ulcerative Colitis and Control Subjects by Serum Metabolomic Profiling.
Metabolomics : Official journal of the Metabolomic Society
Scoville, E. A., Scoville, E. A., Scoville, E. A., Scoville, E. A., Allaman, M. M., Allaman, M. M., Allaman, M. M., Allaman, M. M., Brown, C. T., Brown, C. T., Brown, C. T., Brown, C. T., Motley, A. K., Motley, A. K., Motley, A. K., Motley, A. K., Horst, S. N., Horst, S. N., Horst, S. N., Horst, S. N., Williams, C. S., Williams, C. S., Williams, C. S., Williams, C. S., Koyama, T., Koyama, T., Koyama, T., Koyama, T., Zhao, Z., Zhao, Z., Zhao, Z., Zhao, Z., Adams, D. W., Adams, D. W., Adams, D. W., Adams, D. W., Beaulieu, D. B., Beaulieu, D. B., Beaulieu, D. B., Beaulieu, D. B., Schwartz, D. A., Schwartz, D. A., Schwartz, D. A., Schwartz, D. A., Wilson, K. T., Wilson, K. T., Wilson, K. T., Wilson, K. T., Coburn, L. A., Coburn, L. A., Coburn, L. A., Coburn, L. A.
4/24/2018

Nutritional Consideration in Celiac Disease and Nonceliac Gluten Sensitivity.
Gastroenterol. Clin. North Am.
Naik, R. D.,Seidner, D. L.,Adams, D. W.
2/8/2018

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Press Mentions



Cures for the Aftermath of Overindulging
US News Health · December 09, 2015
...re dropping precipitously, which “will make you feel tired, lethargic and cloudy headed,” notes Dr. Dawn Wiese, an assistant professor of gastroenterology at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. Adding insul...

How to Conquer Your Food Hangover
Real Simple
.... “You’ve basically exceeded the capacity of your gastrointestinal [GI] tract to digest food,” says Dawn Wiese Adams, M.D., an assistant professor of medicine of gastroenterology at Vanderbilt University Medical Cent...