Dr. David McCord, MD

Dr. David McCord, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. David McCord, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

1718 Charlotte Ave

Nashville, TN 37203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. McCord performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. McCord's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McCord "Dr. McCord works to provide innovative approaches to spine disorders to advance treatment. His pioneering work began in the early 1990's with the initial FDA-IDE design of disc-cage replacements, with subsequent FDA improved devices. Dr. McCord offers revolutionary Upright MRI weight-bearing scanning to increase diagnostic accuracy. He has successfully treated patients who had previous unsuccessful surgical interventions elsewhere by combining diagnostic accuracy with his surgical expertise."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

2 Board Actions
  • Unknown (1/20/2017)
    Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    Summary: McCord, David H MD: License # 24270: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: Unknown at this time. ACTION TAKEN: The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure issued an Order of Termination.
    State: Kentucky
  • Not qualified for licensure (9/22/2015)
    Action Taken: License Denial
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Kentucky

Education

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Duke University Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Duke University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Dr Paul McAffee MD
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. McCord has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. McCord has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCord's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCord to family and friends
82 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (82)

  • 5
    (68)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. McCord's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

This guys is a quack was going to operate on my sisters back when she had staph and cancer stage 4 all in her spine and lungs, on a Sunday too when it wasn’t an emergency. All the other doctors advised against it. He accepted her from another hospital with staph and said yes I’ll operate not even...more
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I had 2 operations by David McCord, one in 2014 and one to repair the first operation in 2015. I came out of the first operation and my right leg was completely paralyzed, no use of it. The second operation was to repair the first. I now have drop foot added to the other. In 2016, I finally got to...more
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Dr. Mccord is pretty good Dr. I came to him with leg, foot and hip pain. He diagnosed my problem after performing a few test at Nothcrest Hospital. The only issue i had was he is always in a rush to see the next patient and uses the nurses to answer most of your questions. I will have surgery in...more
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I feel that Dr. David McCord, Dr. Reva and staff are wonderful people. I was told by several doctors that I would have to live with chronic dibilitating pain for the rest of my life. As a 40 year old nurse, I was unwilling to accept that as the final answer. After much prayer, I feel that God led...more
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I have had spinal surgery with Dr. McCord, and he is just a very wonderful doctor...very patient, and answers any questions you may have for him. My surgery went very well, and I have had wonderful results from his surgery.
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