The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

The Department of Medicine

Richard L. Gibson, MD

Associate Professor
Division of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

Neuropsychiatry, International Health, Travel Medicine


Medical School
University of Kentucky School of Medicine, Lexington, 1970

Internal Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1975

Nephrology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, 1978
Psychiatry, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1991


Internal Medicine
Psychosomatic Medicine

Current Publications

Mendola A, Gibson RL.
Addiction, 12-step programs, and evidentiary standards for ethically and clinically sound treatment recommendations: What should clinicians do? AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016 Jun 1;18(6):646-655.

Current Presentations

Gibson RL. Practical psychiatry. Presented at Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Physicians Scientific Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2018 Oct 26-27; Chattanooga, TN.


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