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Otis Bryant Rickman, DO, BS


Associate Professor of Medicine and Thoracic Surgery; Director, Interventional Pulmonology; Co-Director, Lung Cancer Screening Program

4.8 4.8 102 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Lung Cancer, Thymic Cancer and Mesothelioma
Internal Medicine

Board Certificates

Interventional Pulmonology - American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, 2016
Pulmonary Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2004
Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2005
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2001


DO - Oklahoma State University Tulsa, 1998
BS - Oklahoma State University Stillwater, 1994
Residency - Mayo Clinic, 2001
Fellowship - Mayo Clinic, 2004


Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
2220 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232

Patient Comments

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Very good.
Patient | February 13, 2017

He was nice to me.
Patient | January 25, 2017

Good care providers.
Patient | January 9, 2017

Both the doctor and nurse very kind and attentive.
Patient | December 14, 2016

Very respectful & answered my questions to my satisfaction.
Patient | November 17, 2016

Dr. Rickman always spends a lot of time with explaining every thing thoroughly. He is friendly and caring and I am lucky to have him as my dr.
Patient | October 28, 2016

If I didn't like & trust Dr. Rickman I wouldn't drive 3 hours to see him.
Patient | June 1, 2016

Very satisfied with my visit as to how me & my family were treated.
Patient | May 1, 2016

Great doctor!!
Patient | February 18, 2016

I gladly make the 5+ hour journey to see Dr. Rickman because my confidence in his abilities & his attitude toward me & my wife. He is an ASSET TO VANDERBILT WE LOVE HIM. He is the combination of the old time country doctor with his timely manner combined with new generation of ... - doctor.
Patient | February 17, 2016

Visit was a _____ to a CT scan for the results. Since results were good, visit was not long or complicated.
Patient | January 25, 2016

I'm very confident in his experience. He's very informative, to the point, and I wouldn't want any other doctor but him doing my procedure. I TRUST him completely. SH #10. PLUS.
Patient | January 21, 2016