Surgery Faculty & Administrative Staff


 Adult and Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
 
Anastasios Poimenakos, MD

Director, Pediatric & Congenital
Cardiothoracic Surgery
 
Vijay Patel

 Adult Cardiac Surgery
 
Vinayak Kamath

Director, Heart & Cardiovascular
Health Services
706-721-6679
amath@augusta.edu
 Minimally Invasive and Digestive Diseases Surgery
 
Alan Herline, MD

 Vice Chair, Department of Surgery, Section Chief, MIDDS
 
 
Sean Lee, MD

 Assistant Professor of Surgery, Section of MIDDS
Director of Center of Obesity and Metabolism
706-721-4686
sealee@augusta.edu
 Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
 
Charles Howell, MD

 Chairman, Department of Surgery Section Pediatric Surgery
Surgeon in Chief, Children's Hospital of Georgia
 
Robin Hatley, MD

Professor of Surgery & Pediatrics Section of Pediatric Surgery
 
706-721-3941
rhatley@augusta.edu
 
Walter Pipkin, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery Chief of Pediatric Surgery
 
706-721-3941
wpipkin@augusta.edu
 
Christian Walters, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Section of Pediatric Surgery
 Adult and Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
 
Jack Yu, MD

 Professor of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
706-721-2198
 jyu@augusta.edu
 
Robert Dinsmore, MD

 Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery 
 
Mabel Gamboa, MD

 Professor of Plastic Surgery 
706-721-2198 
mgamboa@augusta.edu 
 
Kenna Given, MD

 Professor of Surgery
Section Chief of Plastic Surgery 
706-721-2198 
kgiven@augusta.edu 
 
Mirsad Mujadzic, MD

 Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery 
 
Edmond Ritter, MD

 Professor of Plastic Surgery
 Surgical Oncology, Breast Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery
 
Karen Draper, MD

 Assistant Professor of Surgery
Section of Surgical Oncology
 
Edward Kruse, MD

 Assistant Professor of Surgery
Section of Surgical Oncology 
706-721-4726 
 ekruse@augusta.edu  
 
Carsten Schroeder, MD

 Associate Professor of Surgery
Thoracic Oncology 
 
Dnaiel Albo, MD

 Professor of Surgery
Section of Surgical Oncology
Director of the Cancer Service Line 
706-721-6744 
 dalbo@augusta.edu 
 Adult and Pediatric Transplant Surgery
 
Todd Merchen, MD

 Associate Professor of Surgery 
Chief of Transplant Surgery and Immunology
Program Director, AU Transplant Program 
 
Muhammad Saeed, MD
Muhammad Saeed, MD

 Assistant Professor of Surgery
Section of Transplant and Immunology
 
 Trauma-Critical Care-Acute Care Surgery
 
Adil Abuzeid, MD

 Assistant Professor of Surgery
Section of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery
 
706-721-3153 
aabzeid@augusta.edu 
 
Colville Ferdinand, MD

 Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery 
Medical Director of Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program
 
Michael Hawkins, MD

 Professor of Surgery
Section of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery
 
 
Steven B. Holsten, Jr., MD

 Associate Professor of Surgery
Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
Director, General Surgery Residency Program 
 
Keith O'Malley, MD, FACS

 Professor of Surgery
Section of Trauma/ Surgical Critical Care/ Acute Care Surgery
 
Cassandra White, MD

 Assistant Professor of Surgery
Section of Trauma/ Surgical Critical Care/ Acute Care Surgery 
 
Lester Young, MD

 Assistant Professor of Surgery
Section of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery
 Adult and Pediatric Urology
 
Martha Terris, MD

 Professor of Surgery
Section Chief of Urology
Program Director of Urology Residency Program
706-721- 2519
 mterris@augusta.edu
 
Ronald Lewis, MD

 Professor of Surgery
Section of Urology 
 
Bobbilyn Lee, MD

 Professor of Surgery
Section of Urology 
 
Rabii Madi, MD

 Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of Urologic Oncology and Robotic Surgery 
706-721-9977 
 rmadi@augusta.edu
 
Arthur Smith, MD

 Professor of Surgery
Section of Urology
706-721-9977 
asmith@augusta.edu
 
Durwood Neal, MD

Professor of Surgery 
Section of Urology and Pediatric Urology
 Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
 
Gautam Agarwal, MD

Associate Professor
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
 
David Hardy, MD

Assistant Professor of
Vascular Surgery
 MCG-UGA Medical Partnership
 
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nancy hockley

MCG-UGA Medical Partnership
 Administrative Staff
 
Joe Hall, MBA
Joe Hall, MBA

Department Administrator
 
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 deborah  ellis

Office Manager
 
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 Shobha Shivaswamy

Accountant

 

 
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 robert  r.  nesbit, jr. md

Professor Emeritus of Surgery

 
Megan Mumford
 megan  Mumford

Administrative Assistant to the Chairman
 
 
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 elaine  lord

PPG Billing Coordinator