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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Garvin is Good. Dr. Garvin has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
Promptness 2.8
Courteous Staff 2.8
Accurate Diagnosis 2.8
Bedside Manner 3.1
Spends Time with Me 2.9
Follows Up After Visit 2.8

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 23 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Illness
  • Dementia Related Behavioral Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Dizziness
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiography (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Eye Infections
  • Flu (Human Influenza)
  • Gout
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Holter monitoring
  • Menopause
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Osteoporosis
  • Primary Headache Disorders
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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.