A. Darrell Tackett, MD, FACS


General Surgeon

Coastal Surgery Specialists

Board Certified in General Surgery


  • Undergraduate Degree:
    University of Kentucky
    Lexington, Kentucky
  • Medical Degree:
    Vanderbilt University
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Internship & Residency:
    Vanderbilt University Hospitals
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Military:
    Major, US Army Medical Corp

Professional Associations/Societies

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • New Hanover-Pender County Medical Society
  • Southeastern Surgical Congress
  • Southern Association for Oncology
  • H. William Scott Surgical Society
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons

Surgical Interests:

Benign and malignant disease of the breast, thyroid and parathyroids, gastrointestinal and biliary systems. Laparoscopic surgery and correction of venous disease.

Dr. Tackett’s hobbies aside from his surgical interests include hiking and mountain biking, as well as spending time with his family and anything with his grandchildren.