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We found 4 general surgeons who accept Aetna near Griffin, GA.

Dr. Jithender Reddy Kandimalla, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
655 Will Street
Griffin, GA
 

Dr. Jithender Kandimalla practices general surgery. He graduated from Osmania Medical College. Dr. Kandimalla trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Dakota for residency. His clinical interests encompass breast surgery, thyroid surgery, and parathyroid disease. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Kandimalla's hospital/clinic affiliations include Spalding Regional Hospital and WellStar.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Surgery, Breast Surgery, Parathyroid Disease

Dr. John Themistocles Chryssochoos, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
655 Will Street
Griffin, GA
 

Dr. John Chryssochoos is a general surgeon in Griffin, GA. In his practice, he is particularly interested in thyroid problems. Dr. Chryssochoos accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University, Dr. Chryssochoos attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Chryssochoos (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Greek. His professional affiliations include Spalding Regional Hospital and WellStar.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems

Dr. David Baker Moore, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
619 S 8th Street; Suite 301
Griffin, GA
 

Dr. David Moore specializes in general surgery. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Moore obtained his medical school training at Emory University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Moore is professionally affiliated with Spalding Regional Hospital and WellStar.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
220 W College Street; Suite B
Griffin, GA
 

Dr. William Lazenby is a general surgeon and vascular surgeon. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Emory University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. Dr. Lazenby is affiliated with Spalding Regional Hospital.

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What is General Surgery?

A general surgeon is a specialist who performs many different kinds of operations, with a focus on those located in the chest and abdomen. General surgeons have specific knowledge about anatomy, surgical techniques, and wound care that allows them to excel at a wide variety of procedures.

While a general surgeon can perform many different kinds of operations, there are a few types that are most common in general surgery. They include:
  • Mastectomies and breast cancer removal
  • Laparoscopic abdominal surgery, including hernia repairs and weight loss surgery
  • Colorectal surgery to treat conditions such as intestinal polyps or Crohn’s disease
  • Abdominal transplants, such as kidney transplants or liver transplants
  • Emergency surgery, performing all different kinds of needed surgery in an emergency department

A general surgery residency requires the doctor to have direct experience in ten widely different areas, including abdominal procedures, pediatric surgery, removing cancer, and repairing trauma. General surgeons have the ability to examine patients, perform biopsies, and plan care. They can prescribe antibiotics and pain medication and manage complications. They are operation experts, from diagnosis through recovery.