Dr. Bassam Helou, MD

Dr. Bassam Helou, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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46 y/o
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Dr. Bassam Helou, MD is a general surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in general surgery.

The Surgical Clinic, PLLC

356 24th Ave N Ste 400

Nashville, TN 37203
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Humana
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
  • NovaNet
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • WellCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Helou's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helou performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Helou performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helou performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Helou performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helou treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Helou treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones

Dr. Helou's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Drainage
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagostomy
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Graft vs Host Disease
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
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)
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Vulvar Cancer
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

The Physicians and Staff of The Surgical Clinic, PLLC, have been and continue to be committed to the highest ethical standards in the conduct of our healthcare and business operations.  We demand of ourselves full compliance with all federal,...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2003
    Medical College of Georgia
    Residency Hospital
    2003
  • 1999
    Medical College of Georgia
    Internship Hospital
    1999
  • 1998
    Vanderbilt Sch Med
    Medical School
    1998
  • 1994
    Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School
    1994

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Dr. Helou's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Helou

3.9

Based on 7 reviews

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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Helou's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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This "surgeon" assumed care of my loved one in the ED over 4 years ago. To this day we still deal with the outcome of his poor decision making. My loved one had a ruptured appendix that Dr. Helou placed a drain to treat and then scheduled a surgery for 4 weeks later. Well before that surgery, were...Read More
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We have been trying to deal with this doctor since before christmas. A drain was put into my grandfather and he has been in an extreme amount of pain ever since. We have requested assistance from this doctor over and over and over. We have heard NOTHING. My grandfather has been in so much pain...Read More
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Excellent surgeon. Caring, attentive and skilled. We would recommend him to anyone. I have no office visit history with him yet as I have just scheduled a surgical follow-up appointment but have had numerous visits with him at Centennial Medical Center after he performed an emergency surgery....Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Aetna Test POS
Aetna Test PPO
Choice PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Network C
Network P
Network S
Bluegrass Family Health
Cigna
Cigna-HealthSpring
Humana
Choice Care
Medicaid of Tennessee
Tenncare
NovaNet
Private HealthCare Systems
Signature Health Alliance
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
USA Managed Care Organization
WellCare
WellCare PPO

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