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Dr. Brian Garber, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Garber

Premiere Surgical Associates

930 E Emerald Ave Ste 710 Knoxville, TN 37917

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Dr. Brian Garber, MD is a general surgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Wake Forest U, School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery.


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(865) 938-8121

Dr. Garber accepts the following insurance:

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Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (7/1/2015)View details
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. Garber's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garber treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Garber treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garber treats Abdominal Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Garber treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garber performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 92% of his peers

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

Dr. Garber's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • 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
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • 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
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • 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
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Brian Garber, MD is a general surgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Wake Forest U, School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1987
University Tn
Residency Hospital
1985
Childrens Hospital
Residency Hospital
1984
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1981
Wake Forest U, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1987
1985
1984
1981

Dr. Garber's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Garber

2.6

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(7)

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He did not take care of my father properly and my father died. We are considering legal action.
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