Dr. George Tuchsen, MD

Dr. George Tuchsen, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
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)
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Tuchsen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tuchsen performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Tuchsen performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Hernia Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tuchsen performs Hernia Repair more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Tuchsen performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tuchsen performs Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Tuchsen performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Tuchsen's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Appendicitis
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Recurrence
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Appendicitis
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
Distal Pancreatectomy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Hemicolectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatobiliary Cancer
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Invasive Breast Cancer
Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
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
Lipomas
Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphoma of the Breast
Male Breast Cancer
Mastectomy
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Metastatic Cancer
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Surgery
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lung Collapse
Partial Mastectomy
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Port Removal
Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Secondary Malignancies
Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
Skin Cancer
Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

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, ...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Tuchsen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tuchsen

3.9

Based on 30 reviews

5 Stars
70%
(21)
4 Stars
3.3333333333333335%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.3333333333333335%
(1)
1 Star
23.333333333333332%
(7)

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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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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...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice PPO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Cigna-HealthSpring
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
Principal Life
Texas True Choice
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
Secure Horizons
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO

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Methodist Hospital

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