Dr. Michael Freeman, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 66

Dr. Freeman
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

University Vascular Surgeons

1940 Alcoa Hwy Ste E120 Knoxville, TN 37920

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Dr. Michael Freeman, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Knoxville, TN and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Freeman has more experience with Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, Peripheral Vascular Disease, and Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine medical school in 1980. He is affiliated with University of Tennessee Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Freeman to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Freeman

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Freeman treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Freeman treats other conditions, please contact the office at (865) 305-6141.

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Dr. Freeman is experienced in the area of Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Aortic Aneurysm
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
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Peripheral Vascular Disease

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disease specialists.

Dr. Freeman is experienced in the area of Peripheral Vascular Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
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High
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Very High
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Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid artery disease specialists diagnose and treat blockages in the main blood vessels to the brain caused by build-up of plaque. One treatment option is carotid endartectomy, in which surgeons remove the clogged lining of the carotid arteries.Compare with other Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy specialists.

Dr. Freeman is experienced in the area of Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
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Peripheral Vascular Procedures

Peripheral vascular disorder is diagnosed through a variety of procedures, including angiogram, ankle-brachial index and Doppler ultrasound. Surgical treatments include bypass graft surgery, balloon angioplasty, and stent.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Procedures specialists.

Dr. Freeman is experienced in the area of Peripheral Vascular Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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Dr. Freeman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Embolism
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphedema
  • Mastectomy
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Spider Veins
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Humana
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MultiPlan
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Dr. Freeman accidentally found an aneurysm I had and repaired it. He is heaven sent as far as I’m concerned. He is an awesome surgeon with a fantastic sense of caring.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Freeman, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Knoxville, TN and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Freeman has more...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Wash University Affil Hospital Barnes Ho
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Wash University Affil/Barnes Hosps
Residency Hospital
1981
Wash University Affil/Barnes Hosps
Internship Hospital
1980
Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
Medical School
,

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What are Dr. Michael Freeman, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Freeman frequently treats Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, Peripheral Vascular Disease, and Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy. See all practice areas where Dr. Freeman specializes.

Where is Dr. Michael Freeman, MD's office located?

Dr. Freeman's office is located at 1940 Alcoa Hwy Ste E120, Knoxville, TN 37920. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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University Vascular Surgeons

University Vascular Surgeons1940 Alcoa Hwy Ste E120 Knoxville, TN 37920
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University of Tennessee Medical Center

Knoxville, TN

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)