Bassam Helou, MD

General Surgery

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Dr. Bassam Helou

Surgicalist

CLINIC LOCATIONS

Downtown Clinic

410 42nd Ave. North | Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37209
TEL  615.329.7887   FAX  615.340.4537
Mon – Fri 7:30am – 4:00pm

General Surgery

Appendectomy
Colon Surgery
Gallbladder Surgery
General Surgery
Hernia Repair
Hernia Surgery
Liver Surgery
Pancreatic Surgery
Spleen Surgery

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Medical School:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN

Residency:

Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA

General Surgery Blog in Nashville

The Early Signs of Stomach Cancer

The Early Signs of Stomach Cancer

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...

What is Gastroparesis?

What is Gastroparesis?

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 & Vascular Surgery in Nashville, TN

General & Vascular Surgery in Nashville, TN

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...

Why Get Healing Help With Advanced Wound Care

Why Get Healing Help With Advanced Wound Care

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...

Colon Cancer Surgery for Seniors

Colon Cancer Surgery for Seniors

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...

Ground Breaking GERD Treatment

Ground Breaking GERD Treatment

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...