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Surgical Services

Every year, the surgical team at UT Health Athens improves quality of life for more than 4,000 area residents. Inpatient and outpatient procedures take place in a recently renovated, state-of-the-art area with five surgery suites, nine recovery bays and a 16-bed day surgery unit. All pre-surgical testing takes place on the same floor for easy access with an emphasis on privacy.

Among the surgical services at UT Health Athens are:

  • ambulatory (outpatient) procedures, including laparoscopic.
  • ear, nose and throat surgery.
  • eye surgery, including cataract removal and lens implants.
  • gastrointestinal procedures, including colonoscopy.
  • wide range of general surgery procedures.
  • gynecological surgery.
  • oral and maxillofacial surgery.
  • orthopedic surgery ranging from outpatient procedures to total joint replacements.
  • pain management procedures.
  • Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) line placements.
  • podiatry procedures.
  • urology procedures including cystoscopies and lithotripsy.
UT Health Athens accepts Medicaid, Medicare and most insurance plans. For more information, please call the financial adviser at 903-676-1155.

Providers For Surgical Services

Robert Dorman, MD
Breast Health, General Surgery

Danny Pugh, MD
General Surgery