Dr. Tammy Baxter, MD

Dr. Tammy Baxter, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
45 y/o
(23)

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Dr. Tammy Baxter, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 9 years. She specializes in thoracic surgery.Read her story

Centennial Thoracic Surgical Associates

2400 Patterson St Ste 215

Nashville, TN 37203
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Baxter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Decortication and Pleurectomy
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baxter performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Baxter performs this procedure more than 100% of her peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baxter performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Baxter performs this procedure more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baxter treats Lung Cancer more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Baxter treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer

About Me

Care Philosophy

I chose thoracic surgical oncology because it allows me to form a long relationship with my patients. I also feel that it allows me to positively affect their quality of life and for some patients affect cure of their disease process.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2009
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital
    2009
  • 2008
    Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital
    2008
  • 2005
    Medical College of Georgia
    Internship Hospital
    2005
  • 1999
    Emory University
    Medical School
    1999
  • 1995
    Emory University
    Undergraduate School
    1995

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Dr. Baxter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baxter

4.7

Based on 23 reviews

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Dr. Baxter is an awesome Doctor I would recommend her to anyone. She is a very passionate and caring doctor. Her PA’s are Awesome also.
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Dr. Baxter was and continues to be a true blessing to me and my family. She has helped make a rather difficult situation and time for us a positive and hopeful experience for the future. Truly first class and tip notch all the way around!!
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Wonderful doctor. Explains things clearly. Very sincere.
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Best healthcare experience I ever experienced. Dr. Baxter took all the time I needed to ask questions and she reviewed all the test which the prior doctors who ordered the test did not take the time to review with me. She was very thorough in explaining the upcoming procedure. She made my family...Read More
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Dr. Baxter removed a small endobronchial carcinoid tumor from my 32 yo son's right lung by laser on 06/29/2016. He was given a good prognosis and was asked to come back quarterly for bronchoscopy followups which he did. While under her care, my son died on 08/29/2017 of Interstitial pneumonitis...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Coventry Health Care of Florida
Employer Group Open Access HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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