Dr. Richard Rochester, MD

Dr. Richard Rochester, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Richard Rochester, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Brentwood, TN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in psychiatry and adult psychiatry.

5123 Virginia Way Ste C11

Brentwood, TN 37027

Contact Information

(615) 373-5205

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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

ADHD and-or ADD
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 94% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
very high
more than 88% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

13  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

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.


  • Clemson University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Naval Hospital San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rochester has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rochester's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rochester to family and friends
35 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

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Dr. Rochester's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Rochestor is someone rare in psychiatry. He actively listens, & truly does care about his patients. Even at my most difficult times, and in various stages of grief - he spoke to me respectfully & not once did he ever talk down to me. I know there are time limits at appointments, yet I never...more
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Office staff was extremely rude and not helpful. I would not recommend seeing this physician.
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Dr. Rochester and his staff are top-notch. Highly recommended.
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I just would like to say Dr. Rochester and his staff are amazing!!! They gave us hope for my daughter who has suffered from depression for several years. I was able to see a smile come back to her eyes and as a mother that feeling was overwhelming. Dr. Rochester, Michelle and Melody were always...more
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Dr. Rochester has been my physician since 2001. He has consistently been excellent in any and all aspects of my treatment. I tried several medications until he found the one that worked best for me. He always takes the time to listen and has a true concern and interest in his patients. Dr....more
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