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At South Georgia Medical Center we are committed to providing high-quality surgical care. While the need for surgery can be frightening, as a surgical patient you can be reassured that a large utilization of inpatient and outpatient surgical services ensures a wealth of experience in a diverse range of procedures.

Depending on the type of surgery required, SGMC offers a choice of inpatient or outpatient care. Inpatient and outpatient procedures are both performed within our main operating rooms (OR), and the new Surgery Center provides ease of access for same-day procedures.

More than 11,000 surgeries are performed at our hospital each year.

SGMC Affiliated Neurosurgeons:
Hitham Khalil, M.D.
Edward K. Mark, Jr., M.D.

SGMC Affiliated
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeons:                
Fernando Alvarado, D.D.S.
John Roan, D.D.S.
Shane Wood, D.M.D.

SGMC’s Affiliated Plastic Surgeons:
Sonya J. Merriman, M.D. 
Bridgett Moore, M.D. 
Shawn Vandemark,  M.D.

SGMC Affiliated
General and Vascular Surgeons:        
Barry H. Braun, M.D.
Michael J. Lalla, M.D
Dallas M. Miller, M.D.
W. Harvey Miller, M.D.
David Parker, M.D.
George P. Pennington, M.D., PhD
Quintin M. Pulido, M.D.
David W. Retterbush, M.D.
Stephen T. Zeigler, M.D.

SGMC Affiliated Orthopedic Surgeons
Oscar Aguero, Jr. M.D.
Brook Bearden, M.D. 
Michael Clark, MD
Kevin J. Collins, MD
Raymond D. Crosby, DO
J. Eric Gee, M.D.
James Goss, D.O.
James Heaton, MD

John P. Kendrick, M.D.
Charles Sanderlin, M.D.
C. Curt Starling, M.D.
Eric Stiefel, MD