Dr. Richard Geer, MD

Dr. Richard Geer, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Richard Geer, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1983 and specializes in surgical oncology, oncology, and more.

356 24th Ave N Ste 400

Nashville, TN 37203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Kentucky
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Geer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Geer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Geer "The Physicians and staff of The Surgical Clinic, PLLC, have been and continue to be committed to the highest ethical standards in the conduct of our healthcare and business operations. We demand of ourselves full compliance with all federal, state and local laws. We are committed to preventing, detecting, and disciplining any unethical behavior."

3  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Oncology
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

87  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystoenterostomy
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Geer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Geer's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Geer to family and friends
27 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Geer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Very comforting ang most importantly an excellent surgeon!
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I was well pleased with the results of my surgery. When facing a difficult decision and diagnosis, see Dr Geer, who will take the time to explain your options and ease your mind.
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Dr. Geer is the most compationate physician I have EVER had to operate on me. His bedside manners are so loving and he is such a gentleman. I highly recommend him to any age and any illness. He is and angel!
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Dr. Geer is probably the most dedicated and passionate surgeon I've ever met. I was bleeding to death due to complications from a Whipple Surgery. Dr. Geer never gave up on me. Two other doctors from Vanderbilt suggested to my wife that she was delaying the inevitable, I was bleeding to death...more
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Didn't show up for emergency surgery until 4 hours later after coded. It was an emergency on the weekend and he was on call. The ED had difficulty reaching him.
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