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 has a long history of providing high quality care and has been recognized nationally by Truven, HealthGrades, CareChex and others as a top performing hospital, as well as recognition from the Atlanta Journal/Constitution as a top employer. It serves as a regional tertiary referral center with level II trauma designation, serving over 1,400 trauma patients per year. NGMC serves over 18 counties in a population area of more than 1.5 million, and provides care to over 580,000 patients per year.
  • 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.