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Dr. Richard Tyson, MD

Pulmonary Disease*
4.3 (15)
Map Pin Small Nashville, TN
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Richard Tyson, MD

Dr. Richard Tyson, MD is a Pulmonologist in Nashville, TN. They specialize in Pulmonary Disease, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Medicine. They graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West. Patients rated Dr. Tyson an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Tyson works at Mid State Pulmonary Associates in Nashville, TN. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. Tyson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Mid State Pulmonary Associates
    300 20th Ave N Ste G4, Nashville, TN 37203 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (615) 284-5098
    Monday
    07:30 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    07:30 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    07:30 - 16:30
    Thursday
    07:30 - 16:30
    Friday
    07:30 - 16:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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  • Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West

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    4.3
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    About Dr. Richard Tyson, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pulmonary Disease

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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1578604906
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Fellowship
    Medical Education
    • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Pulmonology
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    Dr. Richard Tyson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Tyson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Tyson works at Mid State Pulmonary Associates in Nashville, TN. View the full address on Dr. Tyson’s profile.

    15 patients have reviewed Dr. Tyson. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Tyson.

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