Richard J. Geer, MD, FACS

Surgical Oncology & General Surgery

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Dr. Richard Geer

Board Certified General Surgeon
Surgical Oncologist

CLINIC LOCATIONS

Downtown Clinic

410 42nd Ave. North | Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37209
TEL  615.329.7887   FAX  615.340.4537
Mon – Fri 7:30am – 4:00pm

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

CANCER SURGERY

Esophageal & gastric malignancies
Liver tumors & malignancies
Retroperitoneal Sarcomas
Bile Duct Tumors
Complex Colon, Rectal & Ana
Pancreatic Carcinomas
Hepatobiliary Carcinomas
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Benign Conditions in the Hepatobiliary System
Stomach Cancers
GIST Tumors

CAPABILITIES

Whipple Procedure
Esophagectomy
Y90
Liver Resection
Lutathera

PROGRAMS

Sarah Cannon

Chief of Surgical Oncology
Surgical Oncology

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

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...

Surgical Oncology: Surgical Management of Cancer

Surgical Oncology: Surgical Management of Cancer

What is Surgical Oncology? Surgical oncology, simply put, is the surgical treatment and management of cancer. The main focus of surgical oncology is to find and remove tumors in your body. Oncology surgeons may also examine and remove surrounding tissue where cancer...

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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