Dr. Douglas Hammond, MD

Dr. Douglas Hammond, MD

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Age 53
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Dr. Douglas Hammond, MD is a general surgery specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Univ Of Al Sch Of Med in 1991 and specializes in general surgery.

6029 Walnut Grove Rd Ste 404

Memphis, TN 38120

Contact Information

(901) 726-1056

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hammond performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 93% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 93% of peers
Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated

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52  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Alabama
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Methodist Hosp of Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Methodist University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Tennessee Bowld Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hammond has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hammond's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammond to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

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Dr. Hammond's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Hammond performed PPH surgery on me in 2015. Prior to my surgery, I was suffering from a lot of pain, discomfort, and minor fluid leakage throughout the day. As a result of the surgery, my quality of life has improved dramatically. I recovered very quickly after the surgery. In fact, I...more
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