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

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...

Common Types of General Surgery Procedures

Common Types of General Surgery Procedures

Whether general surgery or specialized surgery, we have a team of surgeons with a diverse set of skills, specialties, and experience. Due to the many types of conditions that we treat, some of our surgeons treat more specialized conditions, and some have training in...

Gallbladder Disease: Types, Risks, and Treatments

Gallbladder Disease: Types, Risks, and Treatments

What is Gallbladder Disease? Gallbladder disease is a term used for several types of conditions that affect the body’s bile system. This system includes the liver, gallbladder, and bile ducts. If you're wondering where your gallbladder is, it is located underneath...

What Are the Symptoms of a Gallbladder Attack

What Are the Symptoms of a Gallbladder Attack

WHAT IS A GALLBLADDER ATTACK? One of the most painful gastrointestinal problems is gallbladder attacks. These attacks occur when bile and minerals in the gallbladder form small stone-like deposits or gallstones. As a result, the gallbladder tries to pass the stones...

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery & Pancreas Cancer

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery & Pancreas Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is a tough and severe cancer prognosis. Of all the major cancers, pancreatic has one of the worst survival durations. The survival length of untreated advanced-stage pancreatic cancer is around 3.5 months.  Early diagnosis and treatment are critical...

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