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...

Diverse experiences shape first Harrison chair at Medical College of Georgia

...J. Herline is a modern Renaissance man.A former punter and kicker in the NFL, he is now a minimally invasive colorectal surgeon and a clinical researcher with an engineering background and mindset.He also holds the first J. Harold Harrison, M.D...

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' new strategy aims to prevent rejection

...is, hand transplant surgeons at University of Pittsburgh...experienced hand transplant surgeons, has a new immunosuppressive...hand transplant, said surgeon Gerald Brandacher...teams be involved, said surgeon Vijay Gorantla, who...transplantation came from hand surgeons, Dr. Gorantla said...

Former U.S. surgeons general have plan to cut smoking

WASHINGTON -- Four former surgeons general on Tuesday unveiled a plan...10-point plan endorsed by the former surgeons general and other health advocates...10-point plan Tuesday were former surgeons general Dr. C. Everett Koop, who...

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Surgeons perform rare surgery on baby born with second head

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- A team of surgeons began operating Friday on a Dominican infant born with a...partially formed brain, ears, eyes and lips. Eighteen surgeons, nurses and doctors were to take several rotations to cut...

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Sales tax Q&A: Does the Augusta Commission support the referendum?

...enhance economic development."All 10 had something for everybody in there," Williams said. "The very next day, six brain surgeons, six rocket scientists got together and decided they could come up with something better, and we left a lot of entities out...

Augusta woman to give birth to conjoined twins

...be teams from the NICU to take them and then other teams that will evaluate them, from orthopedics to heart specialists to surgeons to others, Browne said.Depending on how things look and progress, they could be in the NICU for at least a week to 10 days...