Dr. Mary A. Hooks, MD

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Dr. Mary A. Hooks, MD

Surgical Oncology | Female

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center 2220 PIERCE AVE, Nashville, TN 37232 Get Directions
(615) 322-2391

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Dr. Hooks specializes in Surgical Oncology and practices in Nashville, TN. She practices at 1 location.

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Experience with Dr. Hooks
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (5)
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    Specialties

    • Surgical Oncology

    Board Certifications

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Pain
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • All Lymphoma
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Eye Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lymphosarcoma
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Melanoma
    • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Oral Cancer
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Procedures Performed

    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Skin Grafts
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis

    Background Check

    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

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    • 0
      Sanctions

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    • 0
      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1989

    • Internship Hospital
      University Nc Hospital

      Completed in 1990

    • Residency Hospital
      University Nc Hospital

      Completed in 1994

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Fox Chase Cancer Center

      Completed in 1996

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Dr. Hooks' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Surgical Oncology
    • Board certified in General Surgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Hooks' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Hooks

    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