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Dr. James McDowell, MD

Dr. James McDowell, MD

Age 53 General Surgery M
(53) 53 reviews

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Dr. James McDowell, MD is a general surgery specialist in Nashville, TN. Dr. McDowell completed a residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He currently practices at The Surgical Clinic and is affiliated with Tristar Centennial Medical Center. He accepts multiple insurance plans, including Medicare. Dr. McDowell is board certified in General Surgery.


  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Residency Hospital — 2004
  • Vanderbilt University Sch of Med, Internship Hospital — 1999
  • University Tx Health Science Center, Medical School — 1998

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  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Anthem
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • NovaNet
  • PHCS
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • WellCare

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Aug 16, 2022
Surgical 2 year follow up visit.
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New patients may call (615) 703-2580 to make an appointment.

A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Healthgrades insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. James McDowell, MD on Sharecare. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. McDowell's profile.

Dr. McDowell frequently treats the following conditions: Incisional Hernia, Hiatal Hernia, and Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. James McDowell, MD is affiliated with Tristar Centennial Medical Center and Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown.

Yes, Dr. James McDowell, MD holds board certifications in General Surgery.

Dr. McDowell has over 24 years of healthcare experience.

There is a star rating of 4.2/5 for Dr. James McDowell, MD. Patients say that the provider listened & answered questions well and the provider explained conditions well. See all patient feedback on Sharecare.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Tristar Centennial Medical Center
  • Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown
  • Tristar Ashland City Medical Center


  1. The Surgical Clinic

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      The Surgical Clinic
      410 42nd Ave N Ste 400, Nashville, TN 37209 Existing Patients: (615) 703-2580
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