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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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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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

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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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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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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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

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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.