Simpson Bobo Tanner, IV, M.D.

Assistant Professor

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Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Medicine
M.D., MEDICINE, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North CarolinaB.A., History and Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Office Address
2611 West End, Suite 201
Nashville, TN 37203
Clinical Research Keywords
Chandra RK, Clavenna M, Samuelson M, Tanner SB, Turner JH. Impact of omalizumab therapy on medication requirements for chronic rhinosinusitis. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol [print-electronic]. 2016 May; 6(5): 472-7. PMID: 26679299, DOI: 10.1002/alr.21685, ISSN: 2042-6984.

Clavenna MJ, Turner JH, Samuelson M, Tanner SB, Duncavage J, Chandra RK. Differential effect of omalizumab on pulmonary function in patients with allergic asthma with and without chronic rhinosinusitis. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2016 Jan; 37(1): 23-6. PMID: 26831843, DOI: 10.2500/aap.2016.37.3923, ISSN: 1539-6304.

Tanner SB, Harwell SA. More than healthy bones: a review of vitamin D in muscle health. Ther Adv Musculoskelet Dis. 2015 Aug; 7(4): 152-9. PMID: 26288665, PMCID: PMC4530385, PII: 10.1177_1759720X15588521, DOI: 10.1177/1759720X15588521, ISSN: 1759-720X.

Moore SN, Tanner SB, Schoenecker JG. Bisphosphonates: from softening water to treating PXE. Cell cycle (Georgetown, Tex.). 2015; 14(9) Sect. 1354,5.

Ormseth MJ, Oeser AM, Cunningham A, Bian A, Shintani A, Solus J, Tanner SB, Stein CM. Reversing vascular dysfunction in rheumatoid arthritis: improved augmentation index but not endothelial function with peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor ¿ agonist therapy. Arthritis & rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.). 2014 Sep; 66(9): 2331-8. PMID: 24782291, PMCID: PMC4146711, DOI: 10.1002/art.38686, ISSN: 2326-5205.

Schousboe JT, Tanner SB, Leslie WD. Definition of osteoporosis by bone density criteria in men: effect of using female instead of male young reference data depends on skeletal site and densitometer manufacturer. J Clin Densitom [print-electronic]. 2014 Apr; 17(2): 301-6. PMID: 24269168, PII: S1094-6950(13)00170-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.jocd.2013.09.008, ISSN: 1094-6950.

Wu CH, McCloskey EV, Lee JK, Itabashi A, Prince R, Yu W, Li-Yu J, Chionh SB, Zhao Y, Shin CS, Gunawan T, Tsai KS, Chieng PU, Changlai SP, Chan DC, Chen JF, Tanner SB, Hans DB, Kanis JA, Chang YF, Sun ZJ, Yang RS, . Consensus of official position of IOF/ISCD FRAX initiatives in Asia-Pacific region. J Clin Densitom [print-electronic]. 2014 Jan; 17(1): 150-5. PMID: 23916756, PII: S1094-6950(13)00118-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.jocd.2013.06.002, ISSN: 1094-6950.

Lewiecki EM, Adler RA, Bilezikian JP, Bouxsein ML, Marcus R, McClung MR, Miller PD, Tanner SB, Randall S. Osteoporosis update from the 2012 Santa Fe Bone Symposium. J Clin Densitom [print-electronic]. 2013 Oct; 16(4): 584-600. PMID: 23419827, PII: S1094-6950(13)00012-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.jocd.2013.01.001, ISSN: 1094-6950.

Tanner SB. Choosing a treatment for patients at the time a fracture is presented. Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2011 Sep; 9(3): 156-9. PMID: 21655930, DOI: 10.1007/s11914-011-0061-4, ISSN: 1544-2241.

Laster AJ, Tanner SB. Duration of treatment in postmenopausal osteoporosis: how long to treat and what are the consequences of cessation of treatment?. Rheum. Dis. Clin. North Am. 2011 Aug; 37(3): 323-36, v. PMID: 22023894, PII: S0889-857X(11)00034-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.rdc.2011.07.007, ISSN: 1558-3163.

Broy SB, Tanner SB, . Official Positions for FRAX® clinical regarding rheumatoid arthritis from Joint Official Positions Development Conference of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry and International Osteoporosis Foundation on FRAX®. J Clin Densitom. 2011 Jul; 14(3): 184-9. PMID: 21810523, PII: S1094-6950(11)00124-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.jocd.2011.05.012, ISSN: 1094-6950.

Tanner SB. Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in clinical practice: new guidelines and concerns. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2011 Jul; 23(4): 385-8. PMID: 21637082, PII: 00002281-201107000-00012, DOI: 10.1097/BOR.0b013e328347d90c, ISSN: 1531-6963.

Borte M, Bernatowska E, Ochs HD, Roifman CM, . Efficacy and safety of home-based subcutaneous immunoglobulin replacement therapy in paediatric patients with primary immunodeficiencies. Clin. Exp. Immunol [print-electronic]. 2011 Jun; 164(3): 357-64. PMID: 21413943, PMCID: PMC3087931, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2249.2011.04376.x, ISSN: 1365-2249.

Vaezi MF, Hagaman DD, Slaughter JC, Tanner SB, Duncavage JA, Allocco CT, Sparkman C, Clement LE, Wasden CM, Wirth D, Goutte M, McCafferty BA, Lanza DC. Proton pump inhibitor therapy improves symptoms in postnasal drainage. Gastroenterology [print-electronic]. 2010 Dec; 139(6): 1887-1893.e1; quiz e11. PMID: 20801120, PII: S0016-5085(10)01288-6, DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2010.08.039, ISSN: 1528-0012.

Hayes BL, Curtis JR, Laster A, Saag K, Tanner SB, Liu C, Womack C, Johnson KC, Khaliq F, Carbone LD. Osteoporosis care in the United States after declines in reimbursements for DXA. J Clin Densitom. 2010 Oct; 13(4): 352-60. PMID: 21029972, PMCID: PMC4420198, PII: S1094-6950(10)00234-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.jocd.2010.08.001, ISSN: 1094-6950.

Hamdy RC, Baim S, Broy SB, Lewiecki EM, Morgan SL, Tanner SB, Williamson HF. Algorithm for the management of osteoporosis. South. Med. J. 2010 Oct; 103(10): 1009-15; quiz 1016. PMID: 20818296, DOI: 10.1097/SMJ.0b013e3181f0e8d6, ISSN: 1541-8243.

Ryder KM, Tanner SB, Carbone L, Williams JE, Taylor HM, Bush A, Pintea V, Watsky MA. Teriparatide is safe and effectively increases bone biomarkers in institutionalized individuals with osteoporosis. J. Bone Miner. Metab [print-electronic]. 2010 Mar; 28(2): 233-9. PMID: 19806302, DOI: 10.1007/s00774-009-0123-1, ISSN: 1435-5604.

Curtis JR, Laster A, Becker DJ, Carbone L, Gary LC, Kilgore ML, Matthews RS, Morrisey MA, Saag KG, Tanner SB, Delzell E. The geographic availability and associated utilization of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) testing among older persons in the United States. Osteoporos Int [print-electronic]. 2009 Sep; 20(9): 1553-61. PMID: 19107383, PMCID: PMC2728788, DOI: 10.1007/s00198-008-0821-x, ISSN: 1433-2965.

Bonnick SL, Silverman S, Tanner SB, Martens M, Bachmann G, Kohles JD, Civitelli R. Patient satisfaction in postmenopausal women treated with a weekly bisphosphonate transitioned to once-monthly ibandronate. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2009 Jul; 18(7): 935-43. PMID: 19563245, DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2008.1064, ISSN: 1931-843X.

Warriner AH, Outman RC, Saag KG, Berry SD, Colón-Emeric C, Flood KL, Lyles KW, Tanner SB, Watts NB, Curtis JR. Management of osteoporosis among home health and long-term care patients with a prior fracture. South. Med. J. 2009 Apr; 102(4): 397-404. PMID: 19279529, PMCID: PMC2720154, DOI: 10.1097/SMJ.0b013e31819bc1d3, ISSN: 1541-8243.

Fuchs HA, Tanner SB. Granulomatous disorders of the nose and paranasal sinuses. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Feb; 17(1): 23-7. PMID: 19225301, PII: 00020840-200902000-00007, DOI: 10.1097/MOO.0b013e32831b9e58, ISSN: 1531-6998.

Curtis JR, Laster AJ, Becker DJ, Carbone L, Gary LC, Kilgore ML, Matthews R, Morrisey MA, Saag KG, Tanner SB, Delzell E. Regional variation in the denial of reimbursement for bone mineral density testing among US Medicare beneficiaries. J Clin Densitom [print-electronic]. 2008 Oct; 11(4): 568-74. PMID: 18789740, PMCID: PMC3429135, PII: S1094-6950(08)00212-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.jocd.2008.07.004, ISSN: 1094-6950.

Curtis JR, Carbone L, Cheng H, Hayes B, Laster A, Matthews R, Saag KG, Sepanski R, Tanner SB, Delzell E. Longitudinal trends in use of bone mass measurement among older americans, 1999-2005. J. Bone Miner. Res. 2008 Jul; 23(7): 1061-7. PMID: 18302495, PMCID: PMC2497454, DOI: 10.1359/jbmr.080232, ISSN: 1523-4681.

Khan AA, Colquhoun A, Hanley DA, Jankowski LG, Josse RG, Kendler DL, Lentle B, Leslie WD, Lewiecki EM, O'neill E, Robertson S, Syed ZA, Tanner SB, Webster D. Standards and guidelines for technologists performing central dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry. J Clin Densitom [print-electronic]. 2007 Apr; 10(2): 189-95. PMID: 17485038, PII: S1094-6950(07)00023-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.jocd.2007.01.005, ISSN: 1094-6950.

Liu Z, Yelverton RW, Kraft B, Tanner SB, Olsen NJ, Aune TM. Highly conserved gene expression profiles in humans with allergic rhinitis altered by immunotherapy. Clin. Exp. Allergy. 2005 Dec; 35(12): 1581-90. PMID: 16393324, PII: CEA2382, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2222.2005.02382.x, ISSN: 0954-7894.

Tanner SB, Fowler KC. Intravenous antibiotics for chronic rhinosinusitis: are they effective?. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004 Feb; 12(1): 3-8. PMID: 14712111, ISSN: 1068-9508.

Kenny TJ, Duncavage J, Bracikowski J, Yildirim A, Murray JJ, Tanner SB. Prospective analysis of sinus symptoms and correlation with paranasal computed tomography scan. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2001 Jul; 125(1): 40-3. PMID: 11458212, PII: S0194-5998(01)72275-9, DOI: 10.1067/mhn.2001.116779, ISSN: 0194-5998.

Stein CM, Tanner SB, Awad JA, Roberts LJ, Morrow JD. Evidence of free radical-mediated injury (isoprostane overproduction) in scleroderma. Arthritis Rheum. 1996 Jul; 39(7): 1146-50. PMID: 8670323, ISSN: 0004-3591.

May DG, Black CM, Olsen NJ, Csuka ME, Tanner SB, Bellino L, Porter JA, Wilkinson GR, Branch RA. Scleroderma is associated with differences in individual routes of drug metabolism: a study with dapsone, debrisoquin, and mephenytoin. Clin. Pharmacol. Ther. 1990 Sep; 48(3): 286-95. PMID: 2401127, ISSN: 0009-9236.