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Dr. Richard Wayne Light MD is a male Internist, has 42 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine.
Dr. Richard Light has 4 office locations.
4220 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205

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License & Identifications

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Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Light, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 17 areas:
  • Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Asthma
  • Bacterial Pneumonia
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Empyema
  • Inflammation
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Malignant Pleural Effusion)
  • Lung Diseases (Pleural Diseases)
  • Obstructive Lung Diseases
  • Pleural Empyema
  • Pleural Tuberculosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  • Sleep Apnea (Sleep Apnea Syndromes)
  • Thoracoscopy

Education & Awards

Dr. Light graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has 7 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Deep Vein Thrombosis--DVT (Pulmonary Embolism)
Lung Cancer (Malignant Pleural Effusion)
Lung Diseases (Pleural Diseases)
Obstructive Lung Diseases
Pleural Empyema
Thoracoscopy
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Light has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • St Thomas Hospital 
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Light accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 1 plan
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Bluegrass Family Health - 3 plans
  • Humana - 3 plans
  • Cigna - 9 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Richard W. Light practice?
Dr. Richard Light practices Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine near Nashville, TN.
See Nashville Internists, Nashville Pulmonologists, and Nashville Critical Care Practitioners.