Gallbladder Surgery

Gallstones are painful, hard deposits in the gallbladder. The treatment is surgical removal of the gallbladder. Vanderbilt’s skilled surgeons can evaluate you and schedule your surgery quickly, so you can put painful gallbladder attacks behind you.

Gallbladder Surgery: Why Choose Vanderbilt

  • Convenience. Our “Fast Track Clinic” offers special coordination of care for people who need gallbladder surgery, but who are otherwise healthy. We evaluate you and schedule you for surgery quickly, often within one week.
  • Expert surgeons. Our fellowship-trained surgeons have extensive training and experience performing a wide range of surgeries, including minimally invasive techniques.
  • Collaborative care. Our doctors work closely with nurse practitioners and skilled nurses to ensure that you receive the highest quality of care before, during and after your surgery.

Conditions We Treat

  • Biliary colic
  • Gallstones

Diagnostic Services We Offer

  • Abdominal ultrasound

Treatments We Offer


Vanderbilt General Surgery
The Vanderbilt Clinic
1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3501A
Nashville, TN 37232
(615) 322-2063
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Gallbladder Surgical Care Team

Research and Training

Division of General Surgery