Dr. Cary Pulliam, MD

Dr. Cary Pulliam, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Cary Pulliam, MD is a general surgery specialist in Franklin, TN and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1979 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

4601 Carothers Pkwy Ste 375

Franklin, TN 37067

Contact Information

(615) 791-4790

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

37  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Vanderbilt University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Med College Sc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Cary Pulliam, MD
Dr. Pulliam was professional and explained my condition in a manner of which I understood. In addition he anticipates concerns making sure he addresses them so you won’t worry unnecessarily. I trust him and would refer any of my friends and family to seek his treatment.
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Gillum in Brentwood – Mar 09, 2018
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Dr Pulliam is a phenomenal Doctor. He has saved my husbands life more than once. We will not go to any other vascular Doctor, he and his office staff are the best.
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Suzanne Collins in Chapel Hill, Tn – Sep 19, 2016
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I would not recommend this doctor to anyone!! I was referred to him by my physician and had a appointment over four weeks ago, have called three times for test results, and have received his bill, but have yet to receive any results!!!!!!!!! I will not be returning!!!! When we arrived no office...Read More
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Jane in Pulaski, tn – May 24, 2016
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My husband would not be here today if not for Dr Pulliam. 5 Years ago my husband had a stroke that required emergency surgery on his carotid artery. A 2 hour procedure turned into a 7 hour life or death situation, due to my husband throwing clots. A lesser doctor would have given up. Dr P called in...Read More
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Cynthia in Franklin, TN – Jan 05, 2016
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