Tamara J Merchant-McCambry, MD

Colorectal Surgeon in San Antonio, TX

Tamara Merchant-McCambry, MD

Experienced colorectal surgeon Tamara Merchant-McCambry, MD, provides specialized care to patients 16 and older at Lone Star Colon & Rectal Surgery and Clinical Services of San Antonio, located in San Antonio, Texas. She treats conditions ranging from hemorrhoids and pilonidal cysts to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and rectal prolapse.

Dr. Merchant-McCambry completed her undergraduate studies at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, earning a double major in biology and sociology/anthropology. She was a George A. Haggerty Award for Academic Excellence winner and voted into the Lambda Alpha National Honor Society of Anthropology. 

For her medical degree, Dr. Merchant-McCambry attended the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers School of Biomedical and Health Sciences) in Newark. She later completed her internship at New York City’s Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the Bronx.

Dr. Merchant-McCambry moved to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois, just outside Chicago, for her general surgery residency. She completed a colorectal surgery fellowship at St Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York and further fellowship training at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston’s McGovern Medical School. 

Dr. Merchant-McCambry is board-certified in colon and rectal surgery and is affiliated with Northeast Baptist Hospital, Baptist Medical Center, North Central Baptist Hospital, and St. Luke’s Baptist Hospital. All are in San Antonio. She is a member of the Texas Medical Association (Bexar County), the American College of Surgeons, and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

Dr. Merchant-McCambry enjoys working out at the gym, running track, playing the piano, and singing Gospel in her spare time. She welcomes new and returning patients to Lone Star Colon & Rectal Surgery and Clinical Services of San Antonio and looks forward to providing them with exceptional care.