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About Dr. George Eckles Jr

Dr. George Eckles Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Clarksville, TN, with another office in Murfreesboro, TN. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine and General Surgery. Dr. Eckles is affiliated with Tennova Healthcare-Harton, Tennessee Christian Medical Center and Hickman Community Health Services. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

3 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. George Eckles Jr is Great. Dr. George Eckles Jr has been rated by 3 patients. From those 3 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. George Eckles Jr is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Wound Care Center

647 Dunlop Ln
Clarksville, TN 37040
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George Love Eckles Jr MD

2811 Windsong Pl
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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Specialties

Dr. George Eckles Jr has the following 2 specialties

  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. George Eckles Jr has the following 2 expertise

  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Board Certifications

Dr. George Eckles Jr is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Excellent Surgeon

I had to have my gallbladder removed . Dr. Eckles was wonderful and so was his staff. I am very petite and have little to no scarring . He was informative and nice. He took the time to explain everything to me and did not appear to be rushed aggravated with my questions.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Eckles is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Tennova Healthcare-Harton
  • Tennessee Christian Medical Center
  • Hickman Community Health Services
  • StoneCrest Medical Center
  • Middle Tennessee Medical Center Inc
  • Baptist Hospital
  • Heritage Medical Center
  • Education

    40 Years Experience

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1973

  • Grady Memorial Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. George Eckles Jr accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO

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