Dr. Richard Soper, MD

Dr. Richard Soper, MD

Addiction Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Richard Soper, MD is an addiction medicine specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry.

2830 Bransford Ave

Nashville, TN 37204

Contact Information

(615) 292-5747

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Dr. Soper's Experience

Dr. Soper's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Addiction Medicine
  • Board certified in Anatomic & Clinical Pathology and Cytopathology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Soper "It is a privilege to be able to assist my patients return to behavioral wellness, stable sustained recovery and functional life . I abide by the Hippocratic, as my priority, " First Do NO Harm". It is my expectation that a patient will be willing to stay in touch with me and be honest, if that can happen we can make progress with a treatment plan. Empathy and kindness with direct involvement as a medical doctor in my patients health is my goal with all patients."

2  Specialties

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Addiction Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pathology*
  • Cytopathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pathology*

3  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

  • Alcohol Testing
  • Behavior Modification
  • Counseling Services
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Drug Testing

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.


  • Univ of Michigan
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • City Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • U Tenn Affil Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • St Jude/u Tenn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Capella University
    Other Education | Completed 2003
  • Juris Doctor
    Other Education | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Soper has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Soper's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Soper to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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  • 1

Dr. Soper's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I went to Dr. Soper for an evaluation. I found him to be thorough, efficient, and effective. He was always available if I called and answered all my questions. More than that though, he gave me the encouragement and straight forward direction that I really needed. I am very thankful that I chose...more
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Dr. Soper is seriously the best therapist I've ever had. He doesn't just sit there and listen to you talk, he explains things, he's insightful, he really cares about his profession. I've seen numerous therapists and none of them compare. I have made more progress in my life in a few months than a...more
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