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Richard Allan Pierce, MD, PhD, FACS


Assistant Professor of Surgery

4.6 4.6 64 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
General Surgery
Hernias (Inguinal, Ventral, Incision)
Minimally Invasive Foregut Surgery
Sports Hernia/Athletic Pubalgia
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Board Certificates

General Surgery - American Board of Surgery, 2010


MD - University of Virginia, 2002
PhD - University of Virginia, 2001
Residency - Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University Medical Center, 2009
Research Fellowship - Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University Medical Center, 2007


Vanderbilt General Surgery
Vanderbilt General Surgery
1301 Medical Center Drive
Suite 3501A
Nashville, TN 37232

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Patient Comments

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Have already recommended him.
Patient | October 16, 2018

Amazing surgeon.
Patient | October 2, 2018

Dr. Pierce is an excellent physician. He kind and very knowledgeable. He has a way of easing my anxiety.
Patient | September 27, 2018

Dr. Pierce is a wonderful doctor, very nice and caring person.
Patient | July 18, 2018

Really liked Dr. Pierce's approach. I felt he was optimistic and very innovative. He gave me confidence that there were options to address my issue.
Patient | June 7, 2018

Made me feel confident that I picked the right surgeon & hospital.
Patient | May 12, 2018

Got a CAT scan the day of appt. on Jan. 24, 2018 and still have not talked to Dr. Pierce since that date.
Patient | February 16, 2018

Had mind made up before he even talked to me and in his way told me I was fat & old see you in 3 weeks he didn't even look at paperwork I filled out. Waste of time & money!!
Patient | December 27, 2017

#11. Is dependent upon how well my surgical procedure goes.
Patient | November 8, 2017