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

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery & Pancreas Cancer

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery & Pancreas Cancer

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Sun and Your Skin More than a Cosmetic Concern

Sun and Your Skin More than a Cosmetic Concern

With any time you spend soaking up the sun, you need to remember that while it’s good to get your vitamin D in, you still need to protect your skin. Everyone needs around 15-30 minutes of sunlight a day to keep healthy levels of vitamin D. However, any exposure after...

The History of Robot-Assisted Surgery

The History of Robot-Assisted Surgery

1920s Robotic surgery was still a long way off but the concept of modern robotics began developing in the early 1900s. In 1920, Czech writer Karel Capek published a play called “R.U.R.” which stands for Rossumovi Univerzaini Roboti or translated into English,...

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Just as February 4th each year is World Cancer Day, every March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. This type of cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer in the United States. Cancer happens when cells mutate and start to grow abnormally which eventually becomes...

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