Christopher M. Braxton, MD
Dr. Christopher Braxton
660 S. Mt. Juliet Road | Suite 230
Mt Juliet, TN 37122
TEL 615.874.9667 FAX 615.871.9682
Mon – Fri 7:30am – 4:30pm
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
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons Resident Member
American College of Surgeons Resident Member
American Medical Association Resident Member
General Surgery Blog in Nashville
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
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
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
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 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...
The Comprehensive Overview of Bariatric Surgery Treatment for Obesity
Types of Weight Loss Bariatric Surgery There are several ways to accomplish bariatric weight loss surgery. One of the most common bariatric operations is Roux-en-Y (RNY) gastric bypass surgery, also known as a gastric bypass. Other surgeries that treat obesity include...