Dr. Douglas Olsen, MD

Dr. Douglas Olsen, MD

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Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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65 y/o
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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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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. Olsen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sleeve Gastrectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olsen performs Sleeve Gastrectomy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Olsen performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olsen performs Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Olsen performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Obesity
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olsen treats Obesity more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Olsen treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Olsen's conditions and procedures:

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Esophageal Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Laparoscopic Laser Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Stomach Surgery

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Olsen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Olsen

4.2

Based on 9 reviews

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Dr. Olsen's Performance
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I had bypass on April 17th, 2017. I'm not going to lie, I have had some complications. But my surgeon, Dr Olsen, has done everything and more that he can to help me get well. He truly cares about my health and wants to see me succeed. I would definitely recommend him to anyone wanting to have WLS....Read More
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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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1st Medical Network
Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Aetna Test POS
Aetna Test PPO
Choice PPO
American General
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Network C
Network P
Network S
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
Humana
Choice Care
Medicaid
One Health
One Health HMO
One Health POS
One Health PPO
Signature Health Alliance
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

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