Dr. Douglas Olsen, MD

Dr. Douglas Olsen, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Douglas Olsen, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.

The Laparoscopic Surgery Group, PC

2200 Murphy Ave Ste B

Nashville, TN 37203
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Insurance Accepted

  • 1st Medical Network
  • Aetna
  • American General
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 92% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
very high
more than 89% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
more than 82% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

1  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

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.


  • Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Olsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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What People Say About Dr. Douglas Olsen, MD
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I did not enjoy being compared to either range fed or feed lot beef-cattle or being told my hunger is psychological and that I'm an addict. Considering second opinion.
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I've had surgery from Dr Olsen on 3 different occasions for various reasons over the last 4 years. In my opinion, this man is wonderful. He's no nonsense, so don't expect to be babied. He tells it like it is. He's always taken the time to listen to me and he explains things where I can understand...Read More
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He was very short, rude and made me feel like a loser and I honestly feel like it was because I had Medicare for my insurance and he said they don't pre approve and if they didn't approve after the procedure then he was out because he was pretty sure I couldn't afford it !!!
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Had the upmost regard for Dr Olsen and his knowledge of his job .always felt confident in my doctor and knew he had my best interest health in mind with each decision he made . Thank you Dr olen
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