John A. Boskind, MD, FACS

General Surgery

Dr. John Boskind

Board Certified General Surgeon

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

Procedures

Anal Surgery
Appendectomy
Axillary Sentinel Node Biopsy
Axillary Sentinel Node Dissection
Breast Biopsy
Breast Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colostomy/Ileostomy Reversal
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Hemorrhoid Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy
Hernia Surgery
Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic Colon Surgery

Laparoscopic Hernia Repairs
Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication

Lipoma Excision
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy/Dissection
Mastectomy
Port-A-Cath Insertion/Removal
Rectal Surgery
Reflux Surgery
Robotic Colon Surgery
Robotic Lap Nissen Fundoplication
Robotic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Skin Cancer Excision
Skin Mole Excision
Small Bowel Resection
Spleen Surgery
Sports Hernia Surgery

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Medical School:

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Loma Linda, California

Residency:

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Loma Linda, California

Professional SOCIETIES:

Fellow American College of Surgeons

Associates:

Rachel Deffendall, FNP-BC

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