Dr. Richard Fields, MD

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Dr. Richard Fields, MD

General Surgery | Male

319 Broad St, Baxter, TN 38544 Get Directions
(931) 858-2116

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Dr. Fields specializes in General Surgery and practices in Baxter, TN. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Mutual of Omaha
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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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  • 0
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Education

  • Medical School
    Temple Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    Monmouth Medical Center

    Completed in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    Monmouth Medical Center

    Completed in 1977

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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