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Russell Ries, MD, FACS


Professor of Otolaryngology; Carol and John S. Odess Professor in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology; Program Director for the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

5 5 44 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Benign Tumors of the Face and Jaws
Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic and Reconstructive Facial Plastic Surgery
Facial Nerve Disorders
Facial Trauma
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Board Certificates

Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology, 1985
Facial Plastic Surgery - American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1992


MD - University of Tennessee Memphis, 1978
Internship - City of Memphis Hospital, 1979
Internship - Baptist Memorial Hospital, 1980
Residency - Baptist Memorial Hospital, 1981
Residency - Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1984
Fellowship - Tulane Medical Center, 1985


Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center
Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center
1215 21st Ave. S.
Floors 6-10
Nashville, TN 37232

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
My mom who accompanied me to surgery loved Dr. Ries. That might even say more than the fact that I like him too.
Patient | November 7, 2017

Dr. Ries was very knowledgeable and very thorough about the procedures and made me feel very comfortable.
Patient | November 2, 2017

Very good in all respect!
Patient | October 20, 2017