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The Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is committed to providing the highest level of surgical care, training the next generation of surgeons, and integrating our knowledge and skills into research that keeps us at the forefront of the surgical frontier.

 

The Department of Surgery provides state of the art care using technologically advanced equipment and innovative programs including:

  • Cardiac OR Robotic Suite
  • Adult & Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
  • Hybrid & Interventional Cardiology Procedures
  • Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Kidney and Pancreas Transplants
  • Robotic Surgery for Urology, Oncology and Otolaryngology
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Endovascular Intervention
  • Sophisticated EP Procedures with CT Surgery Support
  • Trauma Center for Adults & Pediatrics 

Research and teaching are a tremendous part of our efforts. We strive to keep our students, house staff and faculty involved in the development of new educational programs, clinical trials and innovative procedures. Remarkable students compete for placement in our residency programs and our graduates move on to leadership positions in private practice and academic medicine.

Contact Us

Department of Surgery

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
1120 15th Street, BI 4076, Augusta, GA 30912

706-721-4651

706-721-2063

Surgery Sections

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Minimal Invasive Surgery

Pediatric & Congenital Heart Surgery

Pediatric General & Thoracic Surgery

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Surgical Oncology

Transplant

Trauma & Critical Care

Vascular

Urology

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