Dr. Richard P. Garvin, MD

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Dr. Richard P. Garvin, MD

Internal Medicine | Male

Star Medical Group 429 Nissan Dr Ste 100, Smyrna, TN 37167 Get Directions
(615) 459-5500

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      4.3 based on 12 responses
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      Primary care physician for a number of years. The diagnosis and attention to detail has always been excellent. His referrals, when necessary, have been to the best providers for the situation. This is one of the best physicians that I have ever had.
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      Specialties

      • Internal Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Internal Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abscess
      • Acid Reflux
      • Acne
      • Arthritis
      • Asthma
      • Blood Disorders
      • Bursitis
      • Chronic Diseases
      • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
      • Diabetes
      • Ear Infection
      • Epilepsy
      • Gout
      • Hypertension
      • Kidney Disease
      • Metabolic Disorders
      • Occupational Injuries
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoporosis
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Sickle Cell Disease
      • Skin Allergy
      • Sprain
      • Weight Loss
      • Work-Related Injuries

      Procedures Performed

      • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
      • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
      • Abscess Incision and Drainage
      • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
      • Blood Sugar Monitoring
      • Breath Testing
      • Cardiovascular Imaging
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • CDL Physical Examination
      • Color Doppler Flow Imaging
      • Diagnostic Imaging
      • Diagnostic Ultrasound
      • Diet Counseling
      • Echocardiography
      • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
      • Employment Physical Examination
      • Executive Physical Examination
      • Extremity Ultrasound
      • Family Counseling
      • Family Planning Services
      • Gynecological Examination
      • Insurance Physical Examination
      • Laceration Repair
      • Radiofrequency Ablation
      • Soft Tissue Injections
      • Spirometry
      • Steroid Injection
      • Stress Test
      • Ultrasound
      • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
      • Ultrasound, Cardiac
      • Ultrasound, Pelvic
      • Ultrasound, Thyroid
      • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)
      • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
      • Wound Care and Management
      • X-Ray

      Background Check

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        Malpractice Claims

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        Centro De Estudios Universitarios Xochicalco-Campus Ensenada, Escuela De Medicina

        Graduated in 1982

      • Residency Hospital
        Meharry Medical Clinic
        Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Internal Medicine
      • Board certified in Internal Medicine
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Garvin's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Garvin

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Garvin's Care Philosophy

      To consistently provide our patients and the community with the best value in high quality, comprehensive medical care.