Dr. Richard Pierce, MD

Dr. Richard Pierce, MD

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Age 48
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Dr. Richard Pierce, MD is a general surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 8 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

Treatment Frequency
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
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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 8 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
    2010
  • 2009
    Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    2009
  • 2003
    Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    2003
  • 2002
    University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School
    2002
  • 1992
    Duke University
    Undergraduate School
    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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2 Stars
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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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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Humana
MagnaCare
MedCost
MedCost PPO
Medicaid of Tennessee
Tenncare
Pipefitters
Tricare
TriCare for Life
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