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Dr. Alexander Tummers, MD

General Surgery* Age 44
Dr. Alexander Tummers, MD
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Dr. Alexander Tummers, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Morristown, TN.
Dr. Alexander Tummers, MD
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Dr. Alexander Tummers, MD

General Surgery* Age 44
Morristown, TN
Accepting new patients
18 years of experience
Dr. Alexander Tummers, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Morristown, TN.

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Dr. Alexander Tummers, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Morristown, TN and has 18 years experience. They graduated from East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine. They currently practice at Gen Surg Of East Tennesee and are affiliated with Jefferson Memorial Hospital and Newport Medical Center. Dr. Tummers has experience treating conditions like Gallstones and Cholecystitis and Gallstones among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Tummers received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 6 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Tummers is board certified in General Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Gallstones
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallbladder Removal
Gallstones
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallbladder Removal
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Abdominal Pain
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Appendicitis
Colorectal Cancer
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Hemorrhoids
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Umbilical Hernia
Colectomy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Abdominal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bowel Strangulation
Breast Cancer
Colon Cancer
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Pleural Effusion
Proctoptosis
Rectal Prolapse
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Small Intestine Cancer
Spleen Disorders
Stomach Diseases
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcer
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Ulcerative Colitis
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Colostomy
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrotomy
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Appendectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair

Insurance Accepted

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  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Superior Health Plan
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  • MultiPlan PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Gen Surg Of East Tennesee
    2845 W Andrew Johnson Hwy, Morristown, TN 37814
  2. 2 Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune
    100 Brewster Blvd, Camp Lejeune, NC 28547
  3. 3 Leann Byrd MD
    120 Hospital Dr Ste 260, Jefferson City, TN 37760
  4. 4 Tennova Healthcare-jefferson Memorial Hospital
    110 Hospital Dr, Jefferson City, TN 37760
  5. 5 Knoxville Hma Physician Management LLC
    305 N Bellwood Rd, Morristown, TN 37814

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Apr 27, 2021
Dr Tummers is a great Dr. He takes time to listen and talk to you. He did my surgery an did a awesome job. He is there if you need to talk to him. There needs to be more doctors like him.
Janet Garnett — Apr 27, 2021
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Biography
  • Dr. Alexander Tummers, MD is a general surgery specialist in Morristown, TN and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine in 2006. He specializes in General Surgery.
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Specialties*
General Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
    2006
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • University of Tennessee / Knoxville Medical College
    2007
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Alexander Tummers, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Tummers' profile.

Dr. Tummers frequently treats the following conditions: Gallstones and Cholecystitis and Gallstones. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Alexander Tummers, MD is affiliated with Jefferson Memorial Hospital and Newport Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Alexander Tummers, MD holds board certification in General Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Jefferson Memorial Hospital

    110 Hospital Dr, Jefferson City, TN

  • Newport Medical Center

    435 2nd St, Newport, TN