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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
4750 Waters Avenue; Suite 202
Savannah, GA
 

Dr. Frank Davis is a physician who specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and trauma surgery. He studied medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. He trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School for residency. Dr. Davis is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
4750 Waters Avenue; Suite 500
Savannah, GA
 

Dr. Michelle Deschamplain is a medical specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. Before performing her residency at Geisinger Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Deschamplain attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Deschamplain is professionally affiliated with VCU Health Center & MCV Hospital and Physicians.

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Dr. Bahair Hussein Ghazi, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
5361 Reynolds Street
Savannah, GA
 

Dr. Bahair Ghazi's specialties are plastic surgery and general surgery. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ghazi include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Ghazi is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for residency. Dr. Ghazi is affiliated with Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and North Fulton Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Rhinoplasty, Breast Augmentation, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other
310 Eisanhower Drive; Building 6
Savannah, GA
 

Dr. Lawrence Lynch, who practices in Savannah, GA, is a medical specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.

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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.