Dr. Richard Gibson, MD
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Dr. Richard Gibson, MD

Nephrology | Male

1924 Alcoa Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37920 Get Directions
(865) 305-9340

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Dr. Gibson specializes in Nephrology and practices in Knoxville, TN. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Nephrology
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Psychosomatic Medicine

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychosomatic Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anxiety
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Confusion
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Procedures Performed

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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  • 0

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

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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  • Medical School
    University Of Kentucky

    Graduated in 1970

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Nephrology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

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