Dr. Andrew Kramer, DO

Dr. Andrew Kramer, DO

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Andrew Kramer, DO is a general surgery specialist in Kingsport, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology in 1987 and specializes in general surgery.

444 Clinchfield St Ste 2900

Kingsport, TN 37660

Contact Information

(423) 245-6101

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kramer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ventral Hernia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Kramer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

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49  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2014
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    Nature of Complaint: Location: Kingsport, TN. Patient was seen for abdominal pain in hospital and treated nonsurgically for about a week. I was replaced by another surgeon who treated nonsurgically for 2 wks.. Pt was dc'd home and returned later with mesenteric thrombosis. Claim for missed diagnosis.
    State: Virginia
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology
    Medical School | Graduated 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kramer has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kramer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kramer's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kramer to family and friends
14 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Kramer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He is very considerate, nice, and a very good surgeon. The staff where he works is also very wonderful. I would use him for any surgery I had and have also recommended another person who was very pleased with his talent.
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