Dr. R. Daniel Beauchamp MD Surgeon

Dr. R. Daniel Beauchamp is a surgeon in Nashville, Tennessee and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Beauchamp accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 26 doctors at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and one of 69 at Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Breast, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Clinical Interests: Cancer metastasis biology and molecular biomarkers

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals
Residency, General Surgery, 1982–1987

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Class of 1982


Other Training, 1974–1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 26 years in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 21 years in Surgical Critical Care

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

TN State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Elected as Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Sciences
2013

5 Star Patient Satisfaction Award, VUMC
2012

Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
2012

High Impact Research Contribution Award, VICC
2010

Frank Boehm Award for Excellence in Teaching Continuing Medical Education
2009

Elected, Faculty Senate,, Vanderbilt University
2009

America’s Top Surgeons
2008

America’s Top Surgeons
2011

Top Doctors in Nashville
2006

Top Doctors in Nashville
2008

Top Doctors in Nashville
2011

Top Doctors in Nashville
2013

Best Doctors in America
2005

America’s Top Doctors for Cancer
2005

Top Doctors for Women, Ladies Home Journal
2002

America’s Top Doctors
2001

Elected to American Society of Clinical Investigation
2001

Top Breast Cancer Doctors, Redbook Magazine
2001

First recipient of the John Sawyers Endowed Professorship
1997

Outstanding Surgical PGY-1 House Officer
1982

The Herman R. Barnett Memorial Award for Academic Achievement in Surgery and Anesthesiology
1982

Honorable Mention - The Gold Headed Cane Award
1982

Graduated Highest Honors
1982

Alpha Omega Alpha
1981

Edward Randall Memorial Award for National Boards Part I
1980

Jimmy Doyle Dickens Memorial Award for Academic Excellence in Anatomy
1979

Student Association Senator for the Arts and Sciences

Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honorary Society

Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honorary Society

Institute of Medicine-Member, The National Academies

American Association for the Advancement of Science, elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Publications & Presentations

Kaiso Directs the Transcriptional Corepressor MTG16 to the Kaiso Binding Site in Target Promoters
Barrett CW, Smith JJ, Lu LC, Markham N, Stengel KR, Short SP, Zhang B, Hunt AA, Fingleton BM, Carnahan RH, Engel ME, Chen X, Beauchamp RD, Wilson KT, Hiebert SW, Reynolds AB, Williams CS 2012 1 1

Claudin-2 Expression Increases Tumorigenicity of Colon Cancer Cells: Role of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Activation
Dhawan P, Ahmad R, Chaturvedi R, Smith JJ, Midha R, Mittal MK, Krishnan M, Chen X, Eschrich S, Yeatman TJ, Harris RC, Washington MK, Wilson KT, Beauchamp RD, Singh AB 2011 7 21

The Use of a Multidisciplinary Morbidity and Mortality Conference to Incorporate ACGME General Competencies
Kauffmann RM, Landman MP, Shelton J, Dmochowski RR, Bledsoe SH, Hickson GB, Beauchamp RD, Dattilo JB 2011 7 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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