Surgery Faculty & Administrative Staff


Adult and Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

photo of Richard Lee, MD

Professor and Chief of Cardio Thoracic Surgery
photo of  VIJAY PATEL, MD

  Adult Cardiac Surgery
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Director, Pediatric & CongenitalCardiothoracic Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

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Assistant Professor
Interim Cheif of MIDS
Co-Director of the Digestive Health Center
Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
 
 706-721-4686
 lhilton@augusta.edu
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Assistant Professor Co-Director, Adrenal Center
Surgical Director of the Adrenal Center
Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
 706-721-4686
 abolduc@augusta.edu

Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery

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Professor of Surgery 
 
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 Professor of Surgery & Pediatrics Section of Pediatric Surgery
 706-721-3941
 rhatley@augusta.edu
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Surgeon in Chief of the Children Hospital of Georgia
Section Chief, Pediatric Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery
 706-721-3941
 wpipkin@augusta.edu
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Assistant Professor of Surgery 
Section of Pediatric Surgery

  

Adult and Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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

 Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery
706-721-2198 
 magko@augusta.edu
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 Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery
 706-721-2198
 mlima@augusta.edu
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Professor of Surgery
Interim Section Chief of Plastic Surgery 
706-721-2198 
kgiven@augusta.edu 
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Professor of Plastic Surgery

Surgical Oncology, Breast Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery

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Assistant Professor of Surgery
Section of Surgical Oncology 
 706-721-4726 
 kruse@augusta.edu 
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Associate Professor of Surgery
 
Thoracic Oncology 
 706-721-4726 
 cschroeder@augusta.edu
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Moretz/Mansberger, MD, Distinguished Chair in Surgery
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Surgeon in Chief
Director, Oncology Surgical Services
 
 706-721-4651 
 dalbo@augusta.edu 
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Assistant Professor
 706-721-4726

Adult and Pediatric Transplant, Vascular Access, Hepatobiliary & Pancreas Surgery

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 Associate Professor of Surgery 
 
Program Director, AU Transplant Program 
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Interim Chief of Transplant Surgery and Immunology
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Section of Transplant and Immunology
 706-721-2888
 msaeed@augusta.edu

 Trauma-Critical Care-Acute Care Surgery

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Assistant Professor of Surgery
Section of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery
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STEVEN B. HOLSTEN, JR., MD


Professor of Surgery
Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
Director, General Surgery Residency Program 
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Interim Chief of the Section of Trauma/ Surgical Critical Care/ Acute Care Surgery
Professor of Surgery
 
 
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Assistant Professor of Surgery
Section of Trauma/ Surgical Critical Care/ Acute Care Surgery
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LESTER YOUNG, MD 


Assistant Professor of Surgery Section of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery
 706-721-3153 
 leyoung@augusta.edu 
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Elizabeth Fox, MD
Elizabeth Fox, MD


Assistant Professor of Surgery 
Section of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery
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Erin Switzer, MD


Assistant Professor of Surgery
Section of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery

Adult and Pediatric Urology

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Professor of Surgery
 
Section Chief of Urology
 
Program Director of Urology Residency Program
706-721- 2519
mterris@augusta.edu
photo of BOBBILYN H. LEE, MD


Professor of Surgery
 
Section of Urology
 
706-721-9977 
bolee@augusta.edu
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Professor of Surgery 
 
Director of Urologic Oncology and Robotic Surgery 
706-721-9977 
rmadi@augusta.edu
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Professor of Surgery
 
Section of Urology
 
706-721-9977 
asmith@augusta.edu
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Professor of Surgery
 
Section of Urology and Pediatric Urology
 
photo of Bradley Morganstern, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatric Urology
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Assistant Professor, Urology
706-721-9977
shking@augusta.edu
photo of Zachary Klaassen, MD


Assistant Professor
Assistant Program Director
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Lynn Allmond, FNP, BC, CCRC


Family Nurse Practitioner
 
Section of Urology

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

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Associate ProfessorCardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
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Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery

MCG-UGA Medical Partnership

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Toby Cohen Tally, MD


Assistant Professor of Surgery
Surgery Site Clerkship Director
AU-UGA Medical Partnership
UGA Health Sciences Campus

Administrative Staff

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JOE HALL, MBA

Department Administrator
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DEBORAH  ELLIS

 Office Manager
706-721-4831 
dellis@augusta.edu
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SHOBHA SHIVASWAMY

 Accountant
 706-721-2296
shobha@augusta.edu 
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ROBERT  R.  NESBIT, JR. MD


 Professor Emeritus of Surgery
Director of Medical Student Education
 
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MEGAN  MUMFORD

 Administrative Assistant to the Chairman and Administrator
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ELAINE  LORD

 PPG Billing Coordinator
 706-721-2545
 ellord@augusta.edu