Dr. Robert Shack, MD

Dr. Robert Shack, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Robert Shack, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Texas At Galveston in 1973 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

1215 21st Ave South Suite 6050

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

(615) 936-2700

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
very high
more than 95% of peers
Wound Repair
very high
more than 95% of peers
Skin and Tissue Reduction
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Shack's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Trigger Finger

25  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • University Of Texas At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Vanderbilt University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shack has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shack's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shack to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shack's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Shack treated me with an incredible amount of respect and kindness. I had visited 3 other plastic surgeons before making my decision, and Dr. Shack and his nurse made the decision very easy. My breast reduction went smoothly, and Dr. Shack really took the time to make sure I would be happy...more
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