Dr. Richard Pierce, MD is a general surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 2002 and specializes in general surgery, gastroenterological surgery, and more.
Dr. Pierce has coauthored 3 major research grants and more than 25 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He acts as an ad hoc reviewer for the journals Surgical Endoscopy, Surgical Innovation, and the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, and serves on multiple SAGES Committees. His research interests include identifying the molecular mechanisms of hernia formation and recurrence as well as population and outcomes-based hernia research.