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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.

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.


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 Oncology & Otolaryngology
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Endovascular Intervention
  • Sophisticated EP Procedures w/ CT Surgery Support
  • Trauma Center for Adults & Pediatrics 


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Surgery Sections

Cardiothoracic Surgery

General Surgery

Minimal Invasive Surgery

Pediatric Heart Surgery

Pediatric Surgery

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Surgical Oncology


Trauma & Critical Care


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MCG at Augusta University
1120 15th Street, BI 4076, Augusta, GA 30912



Surgery News

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Jordan named chair of MCG Department of Surgery

The new chair comes to MCG from Emory University where he is chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy.

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Spearman-McCarthy, Arora to lead MCG diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

Spearman-McCarthy and Arora will co-develop and lead activities that reflect MCG’s vision — to create a diverse health care workforce that reflects and addresses the health needs of Georgia and the rest of the country

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Hilton to co-chair Access to Care Committee

Dr. Renee Hilton has been named co-chair of the Access to Care Committee of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

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Arora elected vice chair of ACS Committee on Diversity Issues

The committee studies the educational and professional needs of underrepresented surgeons and surgical trainees and works to eliminate health disparities.




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