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Dr. Richard Briggs, MD

Dr. Richard Briggs, MD

Age 69 Cardiovascular Surgery M
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Dr. Richard Briggs, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Knoxville, TN. Dr. Briggs completed a residency at Brooke Army Medical Center. He currently practices at Tennova Cardiothoracic Surgeons and is affiliated with Tennova Healthcare North Knoxville Medical Center. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Briggs is board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery.


  • Brooke Army Medical Center, Residency Hospital
  • Brooke Army Medical Center, Internship Hospital
  • UNIV OF KY COLL OF MED, Medical School — 1978
  • University Of Kentucky, Medical School — 1978

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  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Great bedside manners, very professional, and saved my husband’s life! Top notch physician!!!!
Rhonda — Feb 10, 2022
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Dr. Briggs frequently treats Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias, Aneurysm, and Aortic Aneurysm.  

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Tennova Healthcare North Knoxville Medical Center


  1. Tennova Cardiothoracic Surgeons

    1. 1
      Knoxville Urology Clinic
      10810 Parkside Dr Ste 208, Knoxville, TN 37934 (865) 647-3350
  1. Tennova Cardiothoracic Surgeons

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      Tennova Cardiothoracic Surgeons
      939 E Emerald Ave Ste 905, Knoxville, TN 37917 (865) 647-3350