Dr. Crystal U. Twynham, MD

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Dr. Crystal U. Twynham, MD

General Surgery | Female

Crystal Twynham MD PLC 3180 Ashland City Rd, Clarksville, TN 37043 Get Directions
(931) 368-9636

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Thyroid Disorders

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Appendicitis
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Duct Papilloma
  • Breast Fibroadenoma
  • Breast Tumor
  • Burn Injuries
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Herpes
  • Goiter
  • Gynecomastia
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Kidney Disease
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Proteinuria
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Ringworm
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Septal Defect
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vulvar Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Venous Access Creation and Care

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Minnesota Medical School

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    Marshfield Clinic

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    St Joseph's Hospital

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus

    Graduated in 1988

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Twynham's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Twynham's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Twynham

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Dr. Twynham's Care Philosophy

**On Leave until 9/1/2013** I believe in communicating what the diagnosis is, what treatment options are available, and coming to a joint decision about surgical care. Patients are frequently very afraid of surgical procedures, and I feel part of my job is to help them understand operations and recovery, so they feel more comfortable and in control. I believe that emotional support is just as important as physical treatments and try to provide what I can, individualized to each person's needs.