Dr. Hugh Houston, MD

Dr. Hugh Houston, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Hugh Houston, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 22 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

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
more than 87% of peers
more than 64% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 53% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

1  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

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

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  • University of Louisville
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Cincinnati Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Hugh Houston, MD
Dr Houston is an excellent surgeon. I highly recommend him for anyone interested in having weight loss surgery. He and his staff are wonderful! They go above and beyond to help you succeed! No other facility offers the after care programs that Centennial has. They are the best in my opinion.
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Sandra in Tracy City, TN – Apr 25, 2017
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Dr Houston has been my husbands Doctor for many years.My husband has never had any complications from his surgery and has been very successful in his weight loss journey. We could not have asked for a better surgeon and doctor.Dr Houston is a very personable man with a great bed side manner. It has...Read More
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Tina Thigpen in Thompsons Station, TN – Jul 06, 2016
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Dr. Houston literally saved my life. Very professional. Explained all procedures in layman's terms and answered all questions without hesitations. I highly recommend Dr. Houston.
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Janice AP in Brownsville, TN – Feb 23, 2016
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