Dr. Rafael Prieto, MD

Physical Medicine & RehabilitationMaleAge 52

Dr. Prieto
Accepting new patients

Interventional Pain Center

3443 Dickerson Pike Nashville, TN 37207

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(615) 972-1100

Dr. Rafael Prieto, MD is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist in Nashville, TN and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston medical school in 1995. He is affiliated with medical facilities Tennova Healthcare - Clarksville and Tristar Skyline Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Prieto to book an appointment.

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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Prieto's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prieto treats Chronic Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Prieto treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Coccygeal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prieto treats Coccygeal Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Prieto treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Sacrum Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prieto treats Sacrum Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Prieto treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Prieto's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Regeneration Procedure
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Regeneration
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Guided Tissue Regeneration
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

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Dr. Prieto accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
POMCO Group
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Dr. Prieto's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Prieto

4.0

Based on 19 ratings

5 Stars
68.42105263157895%
(13)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
21.05263157894737%
(4)
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Although I've only seen Dr. Prieto once, I can thus far say that my initial visit was friendly, yet professional. So far, so good...
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Jul 18, 2020
Always listens to my concerns, he makes recommendations and I'm given my monthly prescriptions. Always very respectful, polite and courteous.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Linda Yearta – Apr 19, 2020
Very helpful and understanding
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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Nashville, TN – Jan 17, 2019
Great doc and staff! Very pleased with the cleanliness and the kind staff.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
6 people found this helpful
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Rae in Hendersonville, TN – Jan 16, 2019
I like doctor preieto he has a wonderful personatily and he is very professional and he listens to his paients and he is willing to help everyone that comes to his office and I have had back pain for over 4 years and my doctor doctor Harrison yang sent me to him and he is trying to get my pain understand control and he is willing to do RA to see if that helps
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
8 people found this helpful
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Michael Beumer in Morrison, TN – Oct 10, 2018
excellent and wonderful doc has helped me immensely easy to work with
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Aug 25, 2018
Dr. Prieto has done miracles for my medical condition, he is awesome, understanding, and just overall a great physician. Dr. Prieto is highly recomended by me.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
8 people found this helpful
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Dianna M. in Hendersonville, TN – Oct 12, 2017

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Rafael Prieto, MD is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist in Nashville, TN and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. He...Read more

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Headache Management
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management
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Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2000
Walter Reed Army Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1996
William Beaumont Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1995
Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Rafael Prieto, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Prieto frequently treats Chronic Pain, Coccygeal Pain, and Sacrum Disorders. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Prieto treats.

Where is Dr. Rafael Prieto, MD's office located?

Dr. Prieto's office is located at 3443 Dickerson Pike, Nashville, TN 37207. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Rafael Prieto, MD speak?

Dr. Prieto speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Interventional Pain Center

Interventional Pain Center3443 Dickerson Pike Nashville, TN 37207
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Prieto is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Tennova Healthcare - Clarksville

Clarksville, TN

53% Patient Experience Rating, 16% lower than the national average

Tristar Skyline Medical Center

Nashville, TN

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average