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Dr. Richard Tyson, MD

Sleep Medicine ·  Male · Age 47

Dr. Tyson

Dr. Richard Tyson, MD is a sleep medicine specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in sleep medicine, critical care medicine, and more.

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(615) 284-5098

Dr. Tyson accepts the following insurance:

Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Carelink PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
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United Healthcare

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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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Dr. Tyson's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Nodule
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. I strive to provide compassionate, comprehensive care, using the gifts and talents God has given me. I will take the time to sit down and listen to you. I...


  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology


Vanderbilt University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Vanderbilt University Hospital
Residency Hospital
Vanderbilt University Hospital
Internship Hospital
Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
Medical School
Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
Undergraduate School


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Wonderful doctor. Very caring and compassionate. Hears what you say and translates it into proper medical care.
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Dr Tyson has been treating me since 2011. He is one of the best doctors that I have had. He's very intuitive,compassionate,skilled, and cares for his patients. He takes his time with you.
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Is very patient, listens & doesn't make me feel rushed. Dr Tyson is to the point up front & firm when telling me a specific problem that I needed to address.... is a very compassionate doctor/person.
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