Richard A. Pierce MD, PhD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
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  • 103 ratings

About Richard A. Pierce

Areas of Expertise

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    Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
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    General Surgery
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    Hernias (Inguinal, Ventral, Incision)
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    Minimally Invasive Foregut Surgery
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    Sports Hernia/Athletic Pubalgia
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    Surgical Endoscopy


2111 Belcourt Avenue, Suite 103
Nashville, TN 37212


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  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Virginia, 2001
  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Virginia, 2002
  • Research Fellowship - Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University Medical Center, 2007
  • Residency - Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University Medical Center, 2009
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Board Certifications

  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery, 2010

Patient Comments

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*Dr. Pierce couldn't have been better. He explained honestly what that procedure would entail, what I need to do prior to operation, and also set me up with a plastic surgeon.
August 19, 2020
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My doctor seems to be a very personable & caring person.
June 26, 2020
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Excellent doctor!
March 27, 2020
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Honestly - the best experience one could have @ the dr. office.
March 12, 2020
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Listened to everything and answered any questions I had.
Februray 21, 2020
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*Dr. Pierce always takes time to listen & talk to me. He has never rushed my visit with him.
December 11, 2019
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Very friendly, made me feel at ease. Kept my husband informed.
September 25, 2019
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Very good experience. Doctor was very pleasant & understanding. I was definitely pleased.
August 9, 2019
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He is the best.
August 8, 2019
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