Dr. George Schuchmann, MD

Dr. George Schuchmann, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. George Schuchmann, MD is a general surgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1983 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

2001 Laurel Ave # NG6

Knoxville, TN 37916

Contact Information

(865) 331-2784

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
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Top Care Areas

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Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 93% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 92% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Schuchmann's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Appendicitis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hernia
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wounds
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32  Procedures

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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.


  • Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Madigan Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Tripler Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schuchmann has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schuchmann's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schuchmann to family and friends
27 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Schuchmann's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Schuchmann appears to be a good doctor. The day I was there he examined me and I believe he knows what he was talking about. He also was training interns at the time. His nurse was supposed to schedule test but she convinced me that I should not schedule it. Now I have to start the whole...more
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DR SCHUCHMAN is the most caring person he will make sure he gets to the problem then he makes sure without a doubt that u are better and not once ask you about insurance.He is actually there to help you.I would recommend him to everyone! !!!!!
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I saw the doc when I had a wound that needed treatment. He did a debridment surgery and then never did another culture or scan the entire two months following to make sure I had no more infection. Being a diabetic this is detrimental to make sure the infection is gone. After several attempts asking...more
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A most helpful and knowlegeable staff and Dr. Schuchmann is priceless It was a treasure meeting him and now irreplaceable as a Doctor He helped me when all others failed, gave up or rejected trying to find a cure for my problem I will most likely be completely cured within the next couple of...more
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