Dr. Richard Pierce, MD

Dr. Richard Pierce, MD

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Age 49
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Dr. Richard Pierce, MD is a general surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 2002 and specializes in general surgery, gastroenterological surgery, and more.

1301 MEDICAL CENTER DR The Vanderbilt Clinic, Suite 3501

Nashville, TN 37232

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Pierce's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Port Placements or Replacements
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pierce performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Pierce performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Lipomas
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pierce treats Lipomas more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Pierce treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pierce performs Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Pierce performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Pierce's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Achalasia
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Groin Pain
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intussusception
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Hernia

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Pierce, MD is a general surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 2002 and specializes in general surgery, gastroenterological surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2010
Legacy Healthcare Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2003
Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital
Internship Hospital
2002
University Of Virginia / Main Campus
Medical School
2001
University Of Virginia Health Sciences Center
1992
Duke University
Undergraduate School
2010
2009
2003
2002
2001
1992

Awards

Dr. Pierce's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pierce

4.0

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
18.181818181818183%
(2)

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I had surgery to "supposedly" repair a hernia. I never ever had the first pain or swelling or even an enlargement in the area he said the hernia was located. After the surgery I was in SEVERE pain. After not believing me about the pain 8 months later decided to do an exploratory surgery. ...Read More
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Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Humana
MagnaCare
MedCost
MedCost PPO
Medicaid of Tennessee
Tenncare
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Tricare
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