Dr. William Ries, MD

Dr. William Ries, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. William Ries, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and plastic & reconstructive surgery.

1215 21st Ave South MCE - South Tower, Suite 7209

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
very high
more than 89% of peers
Allergic Reaction
more than 88% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

44  Conditions Treated


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22  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • 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 Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • City Memphis Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Northwestern Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Tulane Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Ries' Reviews

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Dr. Ries' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

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