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Alexander T. Hawkins MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Surgery, Vice Chair Section Clinical Research, and Director Colorectal Research Center

About Alexander T. Hawkins

Areas of Expertise

  • Colon and Rectal Cancer Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Surgical Oncology


1211 21st Avenue South, Suite 220
Nashville, TN 37212
2105 Edward Curd Lane, Suite 100
Franklin, TN 37067


  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Virginia, 2008
  • Internship - Massachusetts General Hospital, 2009
  • Master of Public Health - Harvard Medical School, 2013
  • Residency - Massachusetts General Hospital, 2015
  • Fellowship - Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University Medical Center, 2016

Board Certifications

  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery, 2015

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Patient Comments

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Dr Hawkins was very polite and attentive to any and all questions and concerns I had, he was very nice and respectful and gave very clear and detailed explanations for treatment options and showed no condescension towards me at all very pleased with my appointment
January 29, 2024
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Very friendly & cared about what was going on.
August 27, 2023
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He listened attentively and discussed my options and plans clearly so I could understand.
August 23, 2023
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I absolutely love Dr Hawkins. His bedside manners, his degree of knowledge and his genuine concern for my overall well being and health are OUTSTANDING!
July 31, 2023
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