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Michael D Holzman, MD, MPH


Professor of Surgery; Lester and Sara Jayne Williams Chair in Academic Surgery; Medical Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center

4.9 4.9 196 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Benign Disease of the Esophagus
Biliary Disease / Gallbladder
GI Surgery
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
General Surgery
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Board Certificates

General Surgery - American Board of Surgery, 1996


MD - Wake Forest University, 1988
MPH - Vanderbilt University, 1999
Fellowship - Duke University Health System, 1996
Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1995
Internship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1989


Vanderbilt General Surgery
Vanderbilt General Surgery
1301 Medical Center Drive
Suite 3501A
Nashville, TN 37232

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Patient Comments

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1. Awesome.
Patient | April 6, 2018

This was the first time that I met Dr. Holzman - my husband & I were both very impressed by him.
Patient | March 7, 2018

Best dr. I have had on my visit. Most informative.
Patient | March 1, 2018

5 star doctor & experience.
Patient | February 28, 2018

Dr. Holzman explained the procedure thoroughly & listened to all concerns. Respectful and pleasant at all times.
Patient | February 8, 2018

Dr. Holzman is an excellent physician, spending a lot of time with us.
Patient | February 7, 2018

Dr Holzman could not have been nicer, clearer, or more patient with our questions.
Patient | December 12, 2017

Dr. Holzman was extremely professional and understood my problem. Time was of the essence to be seen and he accommodated and went over and beyond to have my needs met.
Patient | November 11, 2017

Best dr. experience in my life. Super professional & spent plenty of time answering all my questions.
Patient | November 9, 2017

Dr. Holzman could not have been kinder or more professional. He was wonderful and very generous with his time.
Patient | October 3, 2017

He made me feel very confident in him.
Patient | September 15, 2017

Very friendly and helpful.
Patient | August 30, 2017

Dr. Holzman is a great doctor and took the time and care to help me. I was lucky to be recommended to see him.
Patient | August 30, 2017

Best doctors office experience I ever had.
Patient | August 24, 2017

He provided an alternative surgery option that best fit my needs. He didn't just decide to go with the easiest or most convenient for him.
Patient | August 3, 2017

Excellent bedside skills.
Patient | July 15, 2017

Overall EXCELLENT experience!
Patient | June 5, 2017

Dr. Holzman was wonderful!
Patient | June 5, 2017

Wonderful always!
Patient | May 17, 2017

I had this surgery in 2005 and am very comfortable with Dr.Holzman repeating it!
Patient | April 13, 2017

I tell everyone the doctor and the hospital are the best, the place you need to go.
Patient | April 6, 2017

Dr. Holzman is a very personable, and caring Dr. too bad more doctors cannot follow.
Patient | April 3, 2017