Rachel MR Bryant, MD

General Surgery

dr rachel bryant general surgeon nashville

Dr. Rachel Bryant

General Surgeon


St. Thomas West Clinic

4230 Harding Pike | Suite 705
Nashville, TN 37205
TEL  615.385.1547   FAX 615.297.9161
Mon – Fri 7:30am – 4:30pm


General Surgery

Achalasia Surgery
Anal Surgery
Anti-Reflux (GERD) Surgery
Axillary Sentinel Node Biopsy/Dissection
Breast Biopsy
Breast Cancer Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colostomy/Ileostomy Reversal
Feeding Tube Insertion
Gallbladder Surgery
Hemorrhoid Surgery
Hernia Surgery
Lipoma Excision
Pancreas Surgery
Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Insertion/Removal
Port-A-Cath Insertion/Removal
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Skin Cancer Excision
Skin Mole Excision
Small Bowel Resection
Spleen Surgery

Robotic Surgery

Robotic Achalasia Surgery
Robotic Adrenalectomy
Robotic Colon Surgery
Robotic Gallbladder Surgery
Robotic Fundoplication
Robotic Hernia Surgery
Robotic Ostomy Reversal
Robotic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Robotic Parastomal Hernia Repair
Robotic Rectal Surgery
Robotic Stomach Surgery

Laparoscopic Surgery

Laparoscopic Achalasia Surgery
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Diagnostic
Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
Laparoscopic Fundoplication
Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Small Bowel Surgery
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Stomach Surgery


Anorectal Disease
Achalasia Surgery
Acute Care Surgery
Advanced Hernia Repair
Anti-Reflux Operations
Breast Surgery
Colon Surgery
Endocrine Surgery
Gallbladder Disease
Laparoscopic Surgery
Pancreas Disease
Robotic Surgery
Skin Cancer
Small Bowel Disease
Stomach Surgery


Medical School:

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan


University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Nashville, TN
General Surgery

Professional Affiliations:

Association of Program Directors in Surgery
American College of Surgeons
Association of Women Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Medical Women’s Association
American Medical Women’s Association
– WSUSOM Chapter
Food Medicine Interest Group
– WSUSOM Chapter



General Surgery Blog in Nashville

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The History of Robot-Assisted Surgery

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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,...

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