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Dr. Richard Chen, MD

Critical Care Surgery*
Map Pin Small Nashville, TN
Accepting new patients
15 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Richard Chen, MD

Dr. Richard Chen, MD is a Critical Care Surgery Specialist in Nashville, TN. They specialize in Critical Care Surgery, has 15 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Surgery. They graduated from Vanderbilt University and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Chen works at Practice in Nashville, TN with other offices in Flushing, NY and Saint Louis, MO. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Chen's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Tristar Skyline Medical Center
    3441 Dickerson Pike, Nashville, TN 37207 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (615) 769-2000
  2. 2
    NewYork Presbyterian Queens Hospital
    56 45 Main St, Flushing, NY 11355 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 445-0220
  3. 3
    Barnes-jewish Hospital - Specialty Care Clinic
    4901 Forest Park Ave Ste 420, Saint Louis, MO 63108 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (314) 362-5298
  4. 4
    Washington University
    660 S Euclid Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (314) 362-5298

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  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

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Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
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Splenectomy
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Tracheal Surgery
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    Specialties*
    • Critical Care Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 15 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1073740890
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Vanderbilt University
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    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Surgery
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