Dr. Richard Tyson, MD

Sleep MedicineMaleAge 49

Dr. Tyson
Telehealth services available

Mid State Pulmonary Associates

300 20th Ave N Ste 503 Nashville, TN 37203

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(615) 284-5098

Dr. Richard Tyson, MD is a Sleep Medicine Specialist in Nashville, TN and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine medical school in 1998. He is affiliated with Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tyson to book an appointment.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Trustworthy
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Experience
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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:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gallstones
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Nodule
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Tyson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
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Dr. Tyson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tyson

4.7

Based on 13 ratings

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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (12)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (11)
  • Listened & answered questions (11)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (1)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (1)
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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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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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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What could be improved
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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,...Read more

Specialties

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

2005
Vanderbilt University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2001
Vanderbilt University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1999
Vanderbilt University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1998
Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1993
Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
Undergraduate School
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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Richard Tyson, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Tyson has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Does Dr. Richard Tyson, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Richard Tyson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Tyson frequently treats Sleep Apnea, Respiratory Failure, and Respiratory Management. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Tyson treats.

Where is Dr. Richard Tyson, MD's office located?

Dr. Tyson's office is located at 300 20th Ave N Ste 503, Nashville, TN 37203. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Mid State Pulmonary Associates

Mid State Pulmonary Associates300 20th Ave N Ste 503 Nashville, TN 37203
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Tyson is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown

Nashville, TN

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