Richard J. Geer, MD, FACS

Surgical Oncology & General Surgery

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Dr. Richard Geer

Surgical Oncology

Board Certified General Surgeon

CLINIC LOCATIONS

DOWNTOWN CLINIC

356 24th Ave. North | Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37203
TEL  615.329.7887   FAX  615.340.4537
Mon – Fri 7:30am – 4:30pm

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

St. Thomas Midtown Hospital

St. Thomas Surgicare

Centennial Medical Center

Centennial Surgery Center

BREAST SURGERY

Breast Biopsy
Breast Cancer Surgery
Breast Reconstruction
Cancer Surgery
Lipoma Removal
Lumpectomy
Lymphadenectomy
Mastectomy
Surgical Oncology

GENERAL SURGERY

Rectal Cancer
Abdomen Cancer
Small Intestines Cancer
Colon Cancer
Malignant Neoplasm of Colon
Liver resection

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Medical School:

University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL

Internship:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN

Residency:

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Fellowship:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Cornell University Medical College
Ithaca, NY

Professional SOCIETIES:

American College of Surgeons

Physician-in-Chief, Surgical Oncology

Society of Surgical Oncology

Nashville Surgical Society (past president)

Fellow American College of Surgeons

American Society of Clinical Oncology

RESOURCES

Finding Out a Loved One has Breast Cancer

Finding Out a Loved One has Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and every year thousands of women get screened thanks to awareness efforts. This also goes for male breast cancer patients. These screenings increase early detection and raise the survivability rate for breast cancer patients....

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Just as February 4th each year is World Cancer Day, every March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. This type of cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer in the United States. Cancer happens when cells mutate and start to grow abnormally which eventually becomes...

Colon Cancer Surgery for Seniors

Colon Cancer Surgery for Seniors

Surgeons know that the vast majority of cases of colon cancer occur in individuals over the age of 50. In fact, statistics suggest that over 90 percent of colon cancer cases occur in those over 50, and about 60 percent of colon cancer cases occur in those over 70....

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