Dr. Richard Tyson, MD

Sleep Medicine •  Male • Age 48
Dr. Tyson
Telehealth services available

Mid State Pulmonary Associates

1800 Medical Center Pkwy Murfreesboro, TN 37129

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(615) 284-5098

Dr. Richard Tyson, MD is a Sleep Medicine Specialist in Murfreesboro, TN and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine medical school in 1998. He is affiliated with Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital. He is not accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tyson to book an appointment.

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Dr. Tyson accepts the following insurance:

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Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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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. 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)
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Nodule
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders

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I found Dr. Tyson to be extremely competent and a good listener. He addressed my concerns and fully explained options for my condition. I would unequivocally recommend him.
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Aug 14, 2019
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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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Mar 23, 2019
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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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Dawana Murphy in Nashville TN – Apr 09, 2018
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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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Diane Nesbitt in Antioch TN – Aug 25, 2016
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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

  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine


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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Mid State Pulmonary Associates

Murfreesboro1800 Medical Center Pkwy Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Mid State Pulmonary Associates300 20th Ave N Ste G4 Nashville, TN 37203

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Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital

Nashville, TN

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)