Dr. Richard Garvin, MD


Internal Medicine | Male

Dr. Richard Garvin, MD

Dr. Richard Garvin, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Smyrna, TN. He is 74 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Garvin is affiliated with Tristar Stonecrest Medical Center and Tristar Southern Hills Medical Center.

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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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    Dr. Garvin's Care Philosophy

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

    Dr. Garvin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  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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    • 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


    • 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

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    • Internal Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
    • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
    • Blood Sugar Monitoring
    • Breath Testing
    • CDL Physical Examination
    • Cardiovascular Imaging
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • 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