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Min Chong Yoo MD
Specializes in Transplant Surgery, General Surgery
1211 Union Avenue; Suite 340
Memphis, TN
(901) 516-8954

Dr. Min Yoo's specialties are general surgery and transplant surgery. She attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Her professional affiliations include Centura Health and Saint Thomas Health.

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Specializes in Transplant Surgery, General Surgery
1211 Union Avenue; Suite 340
Memphis, TN
(901) 516-9183; (901) 516-8954

Dr. Vichin Puri is a general surgeon and transplant surgeon. Dr. Puri accepts Medicare insurance. In addition to English, Dr. Puri (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is affiliated with Saint Thomas Health.

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Specializes in Critical Care (Intensive Care Medicine), General Surgery, Trauma Surgery
880 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN
(901) 545-6969

Dr. Tiffany Bee is a medical specialist in general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). After attending the University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine, Dr. Bee completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland.

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Specializes in Transplant Surgery, General Surgery
1211 Union Avenue; Suite 340
Memphis, TN
(901) 516-8954

Dr. Jason Vanatta is a general surgery and transplant surgery specialist in Memphis, TN. Dr. Vanatta is professionally affiliated with Saint Thomas Health. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery
176 S Bellevue Boulevard; Suite 505
Memphis, TN
(901) 725-0421

Dr. Sam Delk practices general surgery. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Delk is a graduate of Meharry Medical College.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1211 Union Avenue; Suite 965
Memphis, TN
(901) 761-2470

Dr. Anthony Holden is a general surgeon and chest surgeon. He studied medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University. For his residency, Dr. Holden trained at the University Medical Center, Tucson, Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program, and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, General Surgery
1750 Madison Avenue; Suite 300
Memphis, TN
(901) 861-8088

Dr. James Gardner works as a general surgeon and vascular surgeon in Memphis, TN. He studied medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Gardner is in-network for Medicare insurance. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Critical Care (Intensive Care Medicine), Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
890 Madison Avenue TG032
Memphis, TN
(901) 448-2579; (901) 523-8990

Dr. William Hickerson is a plastic surgeon, general surgeon, and intensive care specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hickerson include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Memphis VA Medical Center. Dr. Hickerson graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Endoscopic Technique, Arm Lift, Botulinum Toxin, Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Brow Lift, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery
910 Madison Avenue; 2nd floor
Memphis, TN
(901) 448-5912; (901) 523-8990

Dr. Darryl Weiman specializes in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery and practices in Memphis, TN. He attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Weiman is affiliated with Memphis VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery), General Surgery
1030 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN
(901) 347-8270; (901) 523-8990

Dr. Paxton Dickson is a general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. He is affiliated with Memphis VA Medical Center. Dr. Dickson attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
777 Washington Avenue; Suite 230
Memphis, TN
(901) 287-6031

Dr. Eunice Huang practices pediatric surgery and general surgery in Memphis, TN. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. She graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery
901 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN
(901) 448-7635; (901) 649-8755

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What is General Surgery?

A general surgeon is a specialist who performs many different kinds of operations, with a focus on those located in the chest and abdomen. General surgeons have specific knowledge about anatomy, surgical techniques, and wound care that allows them to excel at a wide variety of procedures.

While a general surgeon can perform many different kinds of operations, there are a few types that are most common in general surgery. They include:
  • Mastectomies and breast cancer removal
  • Laparoscopic abdominal surgery, including hernia repairs and weight loss surgery
  • Colorectal surgery to treat conditions such as intestinal polyps or Crohn’s disease
  • Abdominal transplants, such as kidney transplants or liver transplants
  • Emergency surgery, performing all different kinds of needed surgery in an emergency department

A general surgery residency requires the doctor to have direct experience in ten widely different areas, including abdominal procedures, pediatric surgery, removing cancer, and repairing trauma. General surgeons have the ability to examine patients, perform biopsies, and plan care. They can prescribe antibiotics and pain medication and manage complications. They are operation experts, from diagnosis through recovery.
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