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Richard A. Berkman MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
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  • 413 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Neurologic Surgery
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    Neurological Surgery
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    Spine, Comprehensive

Locations (3)

Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 23108
Nashville, TN 37204
980 Professional Park Dr., Suite E
Clarksville, TN 37040

Programs and Clinics


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  • 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

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
FDr. Berkman is very sweet and listens to your complaints
March 9, 2022
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*Dr. Berkman was very thorough & listened & gave me his opinion. If I in fact will require surgery I will definitely come back to *Dr. Berkman.
Februray 22, 2022
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Excellent experience.
Februray 16, 2022
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I was very impressed with Dr Berkman's knowledge of my patient record before he came in to see me.
Februray 11, 2022
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*Dr. Riera has been excellent over the last 4 years.
Februray 1, 2022
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I am very pleased with the medical team at the Spine Center.
Februray 1, 2022
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Great experience so far
January 29, 2022
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Excellent people who cared. Great team
January 26, 2022
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Seem to be in a hurry.
January 20, 2022
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