Dr. David McCord, MD

Dr. David McCord, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(81)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David McCord, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

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

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Discography
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Facet Block
  • Hardware Removal
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Transforaminal Injection
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Trigger Point Injection

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCord to family and friends
4.5
based on 81 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (81)

  • 5
    (68)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (9)

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 (5)

in Dresden, TN |
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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in Lexington Alabama |
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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in Murfreesboro, TN |
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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in Erin, TN |
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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Lebanon, TN |
McCord has no respect for his patients' time or money. His office reschedules appointments without notifying the patient, and he blows off appointments at the last minute--while the patient is waiting in the office! If he can't solve your problem easily, he will keep scheduling expensive, invasive...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. McCord accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Advantage
    Advantage 6350
    Aenta HealthFund CDHP and Value Plan Most of Idaho Basic
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna HealthFund CDHP
    Aetna HealthFund HDHP
    Aetna POS
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Network S
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund PPO
    Cigna EPO
    Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
    Cigna Healthcare of Georgia
    Cigna Healthcare of Georgia PPO
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Blue Choice 65
    Blue Choice 65 Select
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Private HealthCare Systems
    Private HealthCare Systems PPO
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
    Family Health Plan POS
    Family Health Plan PPO
    Prime
    Standard
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Basic PPO
    Bronze HSA 100
    CarePlus
    CarePlus Medicare Advantage PPO
    Medicaid
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. McCord has admitting privileges

Northcrest Medical Center
100 Northcrest Dr
Springfield, TN 37172
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Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital
2000 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37236
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