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Dr. Richard Berkman, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.4 (56)
Map Pin Small Nashville, TN
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Richard Berkman, MD

Dr. Richard Berkman, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Nashville, TN. Patients rated Dr. Berkman an average 3.4 star rating.

Dr. Berkman works at Practice in Nashville, TN with other offices in Clarksville, TN and Pleasant View, TN. They frequently treat conditions like Low Back Pain, Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) and Lumbar Radiculopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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. Berkman's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Vanderbilt Spine Center (one Hundred Oaks)
    719 Thompson Ln Ste 23108, Nashville, TN 37204 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (615) 875-5100
  2. 2
    Premier Radiology
    980 Professional Park Dr Ste E, Clarksville, TN 37040 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (615) 986-1256
  3. 3
    Vanderbilt Radiology Pleasant View
    6536 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, TN 37146 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (615) 875-5100
  4. 4
    Vanderbilt Medical Group
    3601 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37215 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (615) 322-3000

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Tennova Healthcare-Clarksville
  • Tristar Northcrest Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Low Back Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Low Back Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Back Pain
Radiculopathy
Broken Neck
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Myelopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Osteophyte
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Neuroplasty
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Compressed Spinal Cord
Dural Tear
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Meningiomas
Myelomalacia
Neck Pain
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Piriformis Syndrome
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Schmorl's Nodes
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Hydrocephalus
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors
Brain Surgery
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Neck Surgery
Neurosurgical Procedures
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
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    3.4
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    Based on 56 ratings
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    About Dr. Richard Berkman, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1699756825
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Vanderbilt University
    Internship
    Undergraduate School
    • HARVARD Medical School
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Richard Berkman, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Berkman is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Berkman has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Berkman has seen patients for Low Back Pain, Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) and Lumbar Radiculopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Berkman on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    56 patients have reviewed Dr. Berkman. The overall rating for this provider is 3.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Berkman.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Berkman, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Berkman appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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