Dr. Alex Fruin, MD

Dr. Alex Fruin, MD

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47 y/o
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Dr. Alex Fruin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Hermitage, TN and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in general surgery.

The Surgical Clinic, PLLC

3901 Central Pike Ste 555

Hermitage, TN 37076
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • American General
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care

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. Fruin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fruin performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Fruin performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fruin performs Gallbladder Removal more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Fruin performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fruin performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Fruin performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Fruin's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anal Repair
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Colostomy
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Aspiration
Cystectomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Cancer
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
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
Liver Cancer
Lumpectomy
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
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Surgery
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Small Bowel Resection
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Trigger Point Injection
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
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, state and local laws. We are committed to preventing, detecting, and disciplining any unethical behavior.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2005
    Boston U Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital
    2005
  • 2004
    Boston U Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital
    2004
  • 1999
    Boston U Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital
    1999
  • 1998
    Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1998
  • 1993
    Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School
    1993

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Dr. Fruin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fruin

4.4

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
83.87096774193549%
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4 Stars
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1 Star
16.129032258064516%
(5)

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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr Fruin and his staff are professional and personable.
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Dr. Fruin was phenomenal. I was nervous about surgery, his confidence and comfort made me feel so much better. I had my gallbladder removed and if I ever need any other surgeries he can do, I’ll definitely be going to him! Oh, and the nurses and staff at Summit outpatient was nothing short of...Read More
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I had been nervous about my surgery I knew I needed. I met Dr. Fruin and he was very polite and spoke as if it were like getting water from a faucet . I was relieved at his confidence and never felt nervous again. He did an excellent job along with the rest of the staff at the surgery center. I...Read More
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Coffee in hand, explanations in plain language. No fuss, no muss. I had an ugly gall bladder thanks to contracting food born bacteria while on the rod for work in FL. He stuck around Summitt to await results in case it needed to come out ASAP, and it did. Thanks doc!
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He performed emergency surgery on me and saved my life. 10 stars.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Aetna Test POS
Aetna Test PPO
Alliant Health Plans
American General
American International Group (AIG)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test
Network C
Network P
Network S
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Bluegrass Family Health
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Cigna-HealthSpring
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
Coventry Health Care
Federal Employee Program (FEP)
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
Humana
Choice Care
Medicaid of Tennessee
Tenncare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test
NovaNet
One Health
PHCS
Private HealthCare Systems
Signature Health Alliance
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
USA Managed Care Organization
WellCare
WellCare PPO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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