Dr. Michael Towler, MD

Dr. Michael Towler, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Towler, MD is a general surgery specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University of Virginia / Main Campus in 1992 and specializes in general surgery.

3 Saint Francis Dr Ste 360

Greenville, SC 29601

Contact Information

(864) 233-4349

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Va School Of Engineering
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Va Health Scis Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Va Health Scis Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Va _masters Engineering
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Towler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Towler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Towler to family and friends
4.9
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Towler's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I would highley recommend Dr Towler. He did my surgery three weeks ago and also removed my gallbladder in 2015. He was kind and very thorough. He went over everything to expect before and after the surgery. I couldn't ask for anyone to be more dedicated to my wellbeing.
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Awesome!!! What a nice man and a wonderful dr he lets us know what to expect with the surgery made to feel comfortable great experience.
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This doctor really cares. He works very hard and was there for me when I needed his help the most.
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