Aimee Copeland | The Augusta Chronicle

...Joseph M. Still Burn Center in early May of 2012 because of a devastating infection called necrotizing fasciitis, which forced surgeons to remove her left leg, right foot and both hands. Her fight to survive and recover from the infection attracted nationwide...

Georgia receiver Justin Scott-Wesley to sit out opener

...school.LOUISVILLE: Wide receiver Devante Parker injured his left foot during practice and will be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon in Charlotte, N.C.The school said there is no timetable for Parker's return.VIRGINIA TECH: Michael Brewer, a transfer...

Scaphocephaly surgery at Children's Hospital of Georgia reshaped 8-month-old boy's skull

...top of his head marked where surgeons went in and placed springs...correct James' condition, surgeons said.James was born about...of problems in the 1990s, surgeons used hand drills and chisels...specific measurements, the surgeon can select the exact amount...

Former Medical College of Georgia president dies

...Georgia, who became the first U.S. surgeon general forced from office by the president...before serving as President Nixon's surgeon general from 1969-73.In office, Steinfeld...Steinfeld's label boldly warned: "The surgeon general has determined that smoking is hazardous...

VA awards wrongful-death settlement to local family

...62, said her husband was first diagnosed with gallstones at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin in 1998, but that surgeons initially refused to remove the growths.Problems with pain persisted for 13 years and led to Stapleton's being diagnosed...

Isakson touts VA overhaul as answer to Augusta's problems

...by her doctor at the Augusta VA found the tumor had returned.Savoy said she is now working full time to pay for a private surgeon to remove the growth, possibly as early as next month. Some days, she said, she has migraines, memory loss and difficulty...

Plastic surgeons cut up FX drama 'Nip/Tuck'

...an abomination of what real plastic surgeons and true plastic surgeons do," said Dr. Rod Rohrich, president-elect...of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Leo McCafferty, a Pittsburgh plastic surgeon and chair of the American Society...

Surgeons to gain ownership

...in Evans into a joint venture with its surgeons. University's board voted Thursday...ownership shares that can be purchased by surgeons on University's staff for $22,650...University is hoping that at least 20 surgeons will sign up, said Andrew Lasser, the...

Plastic surgeons provide some advice about liposuction

...leader among plastic surgeons. "Go to a board-certified surgeon, go to a facility...and Reconstructive Surgeons. Patients "do need...there is." Several surgeons suggested that to...at one time. If a surgeon proposes to remove...

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Surgeons' care spans the globe

...words, the hands of the surgeons move in concert around...plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Randy Smith pulls...down, while Polish surgeon Dr. Ewa Dobrowolska...Although she is a skilled surgeon, there is something...American and Polish surgeons is now also a personal...