Caring, compassionate physician that respects patients, his first priority is patient health and wellness.
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2830 Bransford Avenue, Nashville, TN 37204
I-65 Souith to exit 79 (Armory Drive)- Exit and
turn North onto Powell Av. proceed to Thompson lane (Red Light)
Continue thru Red light (Powell changes names to Bransford)
Third bldg. on right side north of Thompson lane-
2830 Bransford Av.
Shell Gas station at corner( on Right side) of Thompson Lane and Bransford Av.
parking area in front of bldg.
|Doctor’s Specialties||Addiction Medicine & Psychiatry|
|Doctor’s Title||Chief Executive, Medical Officer|
No insurance accepted.
Richard Soper, MD, JD, MS; is the chief medical officer and director of addiction medicine at Center for Behavioral Wellness, Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Soper has three board certifications one of which is Addiction Medicine. He has practiced addiction medicine for over eighteen years. He is and/or has been affiliated with Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adm. USHHS; American Psychological Association; NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals; Menninger Clinic; North Carolina and Tennessee Physician's Health Programs; Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program, Tennessee Department of Health; and other institutions.
Dr. Soper is a director of the Nashville Academy of Medicine, a past director of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, past-president of the Tennessee Society of Addiction Medicine; a delegate to the Tennessee Medical Association; consulting physician for Middle Tennessee County Drug Courts (2); founding editor and emeritus Editor-in-Chief of the American Society of Addiction Medicine e-weekly news journal with 16,000 subscribers; and has been selected by Consumer's Research Council of America as one of America's Top Physicians.
He currently serves on several regional and national medical organizations committees and advisory boards. He has published articles in the addiction and recovery literature, and has presented across the country on various problems associated with substance abuse, addictions, and co-occurring disorders.
USPHSS • Albuquerque, NM
Residency in Family Medicine • 1977 - 1978
Univ. of Tennessee Ctr. Health Sciences
Residency in Pathology • 1977 - 1981
Johns Hopkins Hospitals • Baltimore, Maryland
Fellowship in Pathology/Cytology • 1989 - 1990
Univ. of North Carolina Hospitals • Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry • 1994 - 1995
Best Physicians of US
Consumer's Research Council • 2009-2015