President of Association of Medical Colleges calls for more residencies

...floor and bring them to a vote is hurting," he said. "There are lots of signs of the growing doctor shortage. General surgery, especially in rural areas like large parts of Georgia, has deep shortages."While saying he did not mean it...

Medical College of Georgia students celebrate their perfect match

...Luke Boone cruised across the auditorium stage on rollerskates en route to learning he will do his residency in general surgery at the University of Missouri-Kansas City."I connected two dreams ? rollerskating and medicine," he joked...

Plans reflect different values for hospital

...80 a day over that period."Maybe we just have a different operating philosophy," Davis said, projecting more general surgery and orthopedic cases at the new hospital and more complex cases still downtown.There were 10,057 hospital admissions...

Dr. Charles Henry Mann III missing; car found in Augusta

...inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds.According to Barnwell County Hospital's Web site, he is a specialist in general surgery and endoscopy.Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff's office at (706) 821-1080.

Report details problems at Columbia VA hospital

...logistics personnel at Dorn, "vendors had refused to restock supplies due to disputes over billing or payment." General surgery residents also weren't adequately supervised, investigators wrote, after the three supervisory surgeons went on...

Gastrointestinal backlog reported at second east Georgia VA hospital

...spokesman for the Army medical center, confirmed that the Fort Gordon hospital accepted the referrals through its general surgery wing as part of a sharing agreement it has with the Carl Vinson and Charlie Norwood VA medical centers to assist with...

William Robinson Sr.

...the Submarine Corp. on the USS Woodrow Wilson as a commissioned medical officer. He completed his residency for General Surgery at the University of Mississippi. Dr. Robinson has practiced medicine in areas including Mississippi, Aiken, SC...

GRU Resident of the Year overcame a lot

...research publications under his belt, and on his fourth try he was accepted at MCG. He graduated from MCG and got a general surgery residency. Then, his daughter, Avery, came down with a rare chronic inflammation of the brain called Rasmussen's...

Star of wonder points us to the manger

...and light.The Rev. Joe Bowden, the assisting priest at Church of the Holy Comforter in Martinez, is chief of general surgery at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center and professor emeritus of surgery at the Medical College of Georgia.

Vein Guys co-founder, Dr. Steven Roth, remembered

...University, Roth received his medical degree from Eas tern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk in 1992 and completed the general surgery residency program in Norfolk.In a 2007 article in the journal Surgical Clinics of North America, Roth described...