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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. Clinical interests for Dr. Kandimalla include breast surgery, thyroid surgery, and parathyroid disease. He is affiliated with Spalding Regional Hospital and WellStar. After attending Osmania Medical College for medical school, Dr. Kandimalla completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Dakota. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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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 specialist in general surgery. He works in Griffin, GA. Dr. Chryssochoos's clinical interests include thyroid problems. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chryssochoos takes. After completing medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Chryssochoos (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Greek. He is professionally affiliated with 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 is a physician who specializes in general surgery. He attended Emory University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Moore is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. His hospital/clinic affiliations include 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 sees patients in Griffin, GA. His medical specialties are general surgery and vascular surgery. His education and training includes medical school at Emory University School of Medicine and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Lazenby is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. He 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.