Russell Ries MD, FACS

Professor of Otolaryngology, Carol and John S. Odess Professor in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, and Program Director for the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
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  • 49 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Cosmetic and Reconstructive Facial Plastic Surgery
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    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology)
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    Facial Plastic Surgery
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    Functional Nasal Surgery
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    Otolaryngology Surgery
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    Plastic Surgery within the Head and Neck
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1215 21st Ave. S., Floors 6-10
Nashville, TN 37232


  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Tennessee Memphis, 1978
  • Internship - City of Memphis Hospital, 1979
  • Internship - Baptist Memorial Hospital, 1980
  • Residency - Baptist Memorial Hospital, 1981
  • Residency - Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1984
  • Fellowship - Tulane Medical Center, 1985
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology, 1985

Patient Comments

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*Dr. Reis is excellent - always kind & personable but totally professional & meticulous in his care for me as a patient.
August 26, 2020
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Excellent Doctor. Explanations were clear.
August 18, 2020
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Dr. Ries is the bomb. Absolutely the best surgeon and specialist. He was gentle with removing my splints and adhesive bandages. He listened to my concerns a d provided advise and recommendations to address my concerns.
July 28, 2020
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excellent first experience doctor very easy to talk to and knowledgeable he made you feel comfortable right away would definitely recommend him to anyone
July 18, 2020
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I felt no time pressure. The doctor answered all questions.
June 26, 2020
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June 23, 2020
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A lot of time.
June 18, 2020
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5. Very likely!!
April 2, 2020
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Very efficient in performing medical treatment but at same time, light friendly conversation that makes for a relaxing and caring atmosphere.
March 3, 2020
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