Co-Medical Director for Medicine, Primary Care and Ambulatory Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Vanderbilt Primary Care Village at Vanderbilt

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System - Nashville Campus

Medical Director, Geriatric Medicine Clinic - Abe’s Garden

Member, Shade Tree Clinic Board of Directors

Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program Faculty

Professional Highlights

Dr. Legner is a geriatric medicine physician who specializes in taking care of frail, older adults, particularly those with cognitive decline and dementia. His care philosophy is to bring as much quality and comfort as possible to those with chronic illnesses through an inclusive team effort, listening and responding to concerns of his patients and their family members.

Vanderbilt Primary Care Village at Vanderbilt
1500 21st Avenue South, Suite 3000
Nashville, TN. 37232
(615) 936-3636
Fax: (615) 936-3635
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday
Areas of Expertise
Frail Elderly
Cognitive Loss in Aging
Previous Institution
U.C. San Diego Health System

Office Address:
2147 Belcourt Court, Room / Suite 100, Nashville, TN 37212
San Diego, CA
Previous Role/Title
Clinical Services Chief, Geriatric Medicine


MD- Rush University, Chicago, Illinois
MS- Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
BS- Biology, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois