Dr. Richard Rutherford, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 63

133 Hospital Dr Ste 500
Carthage, TN 37030
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Dr. Rutherford's Specialties

  • Family Medicine

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Hospital Quality

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Macon County General Hospital
204 Medical Dr
Lafayette, TN 37083

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Carthage Family Practice Specs
Carthage Family Practice Specs
133 Hospital Dr Ste 500
Carthage, TN 37030
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    Dr. Rutherford's Experience

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

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    • Family Practice
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    AUTONOMOUS UNIVERSITY OF GUADALAJARA / FACULTY OF MEDICINE

    Residency Hospital

    Bapt Meml Hosp
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rutherford & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Rutherford's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    gave me a cousin medicine to pencillin the medicine i have high allergic to does not pay attention to records my pharmist is the one who recomend not to take it i will not go back to dr. rutherford again!

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    Office Locations

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    Carthage Family Practice Specs
    133 Hospital Dr Ste 500
    Carthage, TN 37030
    (615) 735-0700 (Office)
    (615) 735-5480 (Fax)
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