Dr. George Avant, MD
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Dr. George Avant, MD

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Gastroenterology | Male

Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Center 1301 MEDICAL CENTER DR The Vanderbilt Clinic, Suite 1660 Nashville, TN 37232 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. George Avant, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 50 years. Dr. Avant is affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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    Dr. Avant's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
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    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
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    Dr. Avant's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
    •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Gastroparesis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hernia
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Atresia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Malnutrition
    • Nausea
    • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Reflux Esophagitis
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Viral Hepatitis
    • Vomiting Disorders

    Education

    • Medical School
      Univ Of Nc Chapel Hill Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1967

    • Internship Hospital
      Vanderbilt U Hosp

      Completed in 1968

    • Residency Hospital
      Vanderbilt U Hosp
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Vanderbilt U Hosp

      Completed in 1974

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Procedures Performed

    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Manometry