Christopher M. Braxton, MD

Surgicalist

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Dr. Christopher Braxton

Surgicalist

CLINIC LOCATIONS

Summit Clinic

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

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

TriStar Summit Medical Center

Procedures

GENERAL SURGERY

Appendectomy
Breast Surgery
Cancer Surgery
Colon Surgery
Gallbladder Surgery
Hemorrhoid Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy
Hernia Surgery
Inguinal Hernia Repair
Liver Surgery
Small Bowel Resection
Spleen Surgery

ROBOTIC SURGERY

Robotic Surgery
Robotic Colon Surgery
Robotic Gallbladder Surgery
Robotic Hernia Surgery
Robotic Stomach Surgery

LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY

Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Medical School:

University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC

Residency:

Louisiana State University
New Orleans, LA

Internship:

Louisiana State University
New Orleans, LA

Professional SOCIETIES:

Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons Resident Member
American College of Surgeons Resident Member
American Medical Association Resident Member

General Surgery Blog in Nashville

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