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Dr. James McDowell, MD

Dr. James McDowell, MD

Age 51 General Surgery M
(44) 44 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, PLLC 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
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Internship Hospital
  • University Of Texas Life Science Center, Medical School
  • University of Houston / University Park, Undergraduate School — 1992

Insurance Accepted

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

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  1. The Surgical Clinic, PLLC

    1. 1
      356 24th Ave N Ste 400, Nashville, TN 37203 Existing Patients: (629) 219-7604

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Great staff. Dr. McDowell has great bedside manners and takes time with you. I recommend him to everyone. Excellent program.
Amy Lawrence — Sep 11, 2021
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Dr. McDowell frequently treats Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery), Incisional Hernia, and Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair.  

Hospital Affiliations

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