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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Garvin is Good. Dr. Garvin has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 3.4
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
Bedside Manner 3.8
Spends Time with Me 3.6
Follows Up After Visit 3.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Garvin, MD, PHD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 22 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Illness
  • Dementia Related Behavioral Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Dizziness
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiography (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Eye Infections
  • Gout
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Holter monitoring
  • Menopause
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Osteoporosis
  • Primary Headache Disorders
  • Pulmonary Function Test
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Education & Awards

Dr. Garvin graduated from UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson, Piscataway.


Dr. Garvin has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • StoneCrest Medical Center 
  • Southern Hills Medical Center 


  • Bosnian
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Garvin MD and PHD is a male Internist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine.
Where does Dr. Richard Garvin practice?
Dr. Richard Garvin has 4 office locations.
Dr. Richard Garvin practices Internal Medicine near Smyrna, TN.
Additional practice locations include: Murfreesboro, TN.
See Smyrna Internists.