Richard A. Berkman MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
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  • 386 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Neurologic Surgery
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    Neurological Surgery
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    Spine, Comprehensive

Locations (4)

Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 23108
Nashville, TN 37204
980 Professional Park Dr., Suite E
Clarksville, TN 37040
300 Steam Plant Road, Suite 420
Gallatin, TN 37066

Programs and Clinics


  • Doctor of Medicine - New York University, 1987
  • Internship - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1988
  • Research Fellowship - National Institutes of Health, 1992
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1993
  • Fellowship - Emory University, 1994

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery, 1998

Patient Comments

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He was absolutely amazing and explained everything to us so we could understand it. he was absolutely Wonderful
September 15, 2020
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September 11, 2020
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Dr.Birkman showed very much concern about my illness he showed and explained everything to me that was going on, I really liked him.
September 3, 2020
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I felt he really cared about my situation
August 26, 2020
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I couldn't recommend him any higher!! He is an excellent surgeon who really cares, and that comes shining through.
August 19, 2020
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was not rushed. all questions answered. very pleased with this initial visit.
August 18, 2020
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Dr Berkman was kind and knowledgeable and let me ask my questions and answered honestly.
August 8, 2020
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thorough, professional, friendly
July 30, 2020
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Wonderful experience
July 17, 2020
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