Residents will be able to evaluate, diagnose, and manage general surgical, colorectal and oncology patients. The resident will experience essential operations such as exploratory laparotomy – open and lap, hernia repair, cholecystectomy with or without cholangiogram, lap anti-reflux procedures, colectomy – open and lap, anal fistulotomy/Seton, hemorrhoidectomy and banding, pilonidal surgery, diaphragmatic hernia repair, common bile duct exploration, anorectal fistulae complex repair, thyroidectomy, parathyroidectomy, laparoscopic open adrenalectomy.

Goals & Objectives

Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is a 557-bed acute care hospital in Gainesville, Georgia, and serves as the major participating site for the residency program. NGMC serves as a regional tertiary referral center with level II trauma designation, serving over 1,400 trauma patients per year.

Since 1951, Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has been on a mission of improving the health of our community in all we do. With hospitals located in Gainesville, Braselton, Winder and Dahlonega, the four NGMC campuses have a total of more than 750 beds and more than 1,200 medical staff members representing more than 60 specialties. NGMC is part of Northeast Georgia Health System, a non-profit that cares for more than one million people across more than 19 counties.

  • Medical Library available to residents and faculty with study areas, computer workspace and resources available 24/7.
  • Resident work areas with computer access work stations 24/7 available in the North Patient Tower and the Trauma/Acute Care Surgery Clinic.
  • Simulation laboratory available 24/7 in GME area.