Benjamin K. Poulose, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Division of General Surgery
Director, Vanderbilt Hernia Center
Associate Director, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Suite

Patient Care Emphasis: General Surgery; Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery; Gallbladder Disease; Abdominal Wall Hernias, Esophageal and Gastric Surgery with Focus on Reflux Disease, Motility Disorders, and Hiatal Hernia; Minimally Invasive Solid Organ Surgery (Spleen, Pancreas, Adrenal Glands); Colonoscopy; Upper Endoscopy; Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography; Interventional Endoscopy; Endolumenal Procedures.

Other Clinical Interests: Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Approaches for Enteral Access; Endoscopic Mucosal Resection; Radiofrequency Ablation of Barrett’s Esophagus; Endoscopic Management of Pancreatic and Biliary Disease; Surgical Outcomes.

Board Certifications:
Board Certified – General Surgery – American Board of Surgery, 2008

2008 – Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Surgical Endoscopy – University Hospitals Case Medical Center
1999-2007 – Residency in General Surgery – Vanderbilt University Medical Center
2005 – M.P.H. – Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
1999 – M.D. – Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
1994 – B.S. – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Poulose's CV is available in PDF format.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
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1161 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232-2577
Phone: (615) 343-5613; Fax: (615) 343-9485