Dr. Hugh Houston, MD

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Dr. Hugh Houston, MD

Bariatric Surgery | Male

The Laparoscopic Surgery Group, PC 2200 Murphy Ave Ste B, Nashville, TN 37203 Get Directions

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Dr. Houston specializes in Bariatric Surgery and practices in Nashville, TN. He practices at 1 location.

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    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Houston has 1 malpractice Malpractice Claim

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    • Settlement;2013-03-18T00:00:00
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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    Dr. Houston accepts 6 insurance carriers

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    • Aetna
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    4.4 based on 14 responses
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    • Level of trust in provider's decisions
       (14)
    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
       (14)
    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Houston's Office & Staff
    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
       (14)
    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
       (14)
    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
       (14)
    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes (13)
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    in Thompsons Station, TN |
    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 been 8yrs now and we can call this MAN with an issue and he has ALWAYS called us back personally. My husband is alive today because of this man. Thank you Houston, Tina
    in Brownsville, TN |
    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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    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Obesity

    Procedures Performed

    • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Duodenal Switch
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Stomach Surgery

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    • 1
      Malpractice Claim

      Dr. Houston has 1 malpractice claim

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      • Settlement  (3/18/2013)
      • Amount or Range: Above Average
      • State: Tennessee
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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      University of Louisville

      Graduated in 1996

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Cincinnati Hospital
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
    • Board certified in General Surgery
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Houston's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Houston

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients