Christopher M. Braxton, MD
Dr. Christopher Braxton
TriStar Summit Medical Center
Inguinal Hernia Repair
Small Bowel Resection
Robotic Colon Surgery
Robotic Gallbladder Surgery
Robotic Hernia Surgery
Robotic Stomach Surgery
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
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General Surgery Blog in Nashville
We've all experienced our fair share of stomach issues. From the occasional tummy ache and pesky bouts of bloating and gas to the discomfort of post-heavy meal indigestion, possibly even digestive conditions like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD.) Our stomachs...
As general surgeons, our commitment extends beyond surgical interventions. It is our responsibility to raise awareness about various health conditions, and today, I want to shed light on an often misunderstood and under-diagnosed disorder called gastroparesis....
General SurgeryTop 10 Most Common General Procedures in NashvilleAppendectomy: Surgical removal of the appendix, usually due to inflammation or infection.Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy): Surgical removal of the gallbladder, often performed due to gallstones or...
While they don't receive as much attention as well-known medical conditions like heart disease, Alzheimer's disease, and arthritis, chronic wounds are a big problem that demands awareness, attention, and effective treatment. Millions of Americans suffer from chronic...
As we age, one type of cancer that we become most at risk for developing is colon cancer. Statistics show that over 90 percent of colon cancer cases occur in those over 50, and about 60 percent occur in those over 70. Although most colon cancer cases are in adults...
Most people experience acid reflux every now and then, but if it occurs more than twice a week and is persistent, a doctor may diagnose gastroesophageal reflux disease. GERD is a long-term condition in which acid from the stomach comes into the esophagus, causing...