Dr. Richard Parrish, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 68
  
Dr. Parrish

Center For Lung Disease

1800 Medical Center Pkwy Ste 310 Murfreesboro, TN 37129

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Dr. Richard Parrish, MD is a Pulmonologist in Murfreesboro, TN and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Parrish has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Parrish to book an appointment.


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Care Philosophy

i will do my best for my patients always

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

Education

1981
U
Fellowship Hospital
1981
University of Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
1979
University of Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery
Residency Hospital
1977
U Tenn
Internship Hospital
1976
Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
Medical School
1973
University Tennessee
Undergraduate School

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(615) 849-9868

Dr. Parrish accepts the following insurance:

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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 93% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parrish performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Parrish performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parrish treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Parrish treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parrish treats Emphysema more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Parrish treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 93% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parrish treats Sleep Apnea more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Parrish treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parrish treats Sleep Disorders more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Parrish treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 60% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parrish performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Parrish performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parrish treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Parrish treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parrish treats Emphysema more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Parrish treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parrish treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Parrish treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Asthma
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parrish treats Asthma more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Parrish treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Respiratory Failure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parrish treats Respiratory Failure more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Parrish treats this condition more than 80% of their peers

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Dr. Parrish's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biopsy
  • Breath Testing
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoprovocation Test
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Whooping Cough

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Center For Lung Disease

Center For Lung Disease1800 Medical Center Pkwy Ste 310 Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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