Dr. George Tuchsen, MD

Dr. George Tuchsen, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. George Tuchsen, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1989 and specializes in general surgery.

540 Madison Oak Dr Ste 220

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 494-7979

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 93% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 93% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tuchsen "Dr. Tuchsen specializes in the latest, minimally-invasive procedures such as Single-Site and Multi-port da Vinci Surgery. In addition to general surgery, his specialties include hernia repair, gall bladder problems, colon surgery, breast surgery, and the latest laparoscopic procedure techniques. Caring is a vital part of our commitment to the highest standards of care. From our surgeon to our staff, we care about our patient their health, and getting them back to enjoying their daily lives."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

64  Conditions Treated

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60  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • 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
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • 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 Texas.

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

  • st. olaf college
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Nm Aff Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Nm Aff Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tuchsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tuchsen's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tuchsen to family and friends
30 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Tuchsen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I had a great experience with this doctor. I had surgery with the robot to remove my gallbladder and it was not as painful as I thought. I was up and around the next day which amazed me. I would give him and his staff 10 stars if I could!
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i would never let this doctor touch me again.
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Had funddlacation Nissan had trouble for years now have to get it redone
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I was very impressed with the time Dr. Tuchsen spent explaining my surgery and what to expect. His office staff is wonderful and very caring!
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Removing my gallbladder was the first surgery I ever had. Being 27, I didn't know what to expect and was very nervous about the procedure. Dr. Tuchsen took the time to answer all of my questions and make sure I was aware of everything that was going to take place. I was very comfortable with his...more
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