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Richard A. Berkman MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
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  • 407 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.
very nice,gentle man
June 20, 2021
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It seemed as if the doctor didn't listen to my concerns and questions. I was the last appt. of the day and it seemed as if he was just ready to go home.
May 24, 2021
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Dr Berkman explain the options available to me along with benefits and risks
May 16, 2021
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Dr. Berkman is awesome!!
May 12, 2021
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Still had a few things to ask but he was a little rushed.
May 1, 2021
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The provider gave insight of the problems and what needed to correct it.
April 29, 2021
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going to try injections that I have tried before.
April 21, 2021
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*Dr. Beckman was the most thorough, caring neuro - surgeon I have ever seen. I have been to 3 major medical centers & seen 4 neuro surgeons.
April 19, 2021
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Great doctor - excellent communication easy to talk to.
April 16, 2021
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