4300 University Parkway
Evans, GA 30809
Located in the heart of University Health Care System’s Evans campus, the Surgery Center of Columbia County provides a convenient, safe and sophisticated alternative to the traditional hospital experience. Our patients receive high quality surgical and gastroenterology care and are able to return to the comfort of their home the same day.
The freestanding surgery center is a joint venture between a group of experienced physicians and University Health Resources.
Our four spacious surgical suites are equipped with state-of-the-art technology, and we have a skilled and experienced staff of nurses, technicians and physicians to attend to your needs. The Surgery Center of Columbia County’s medical staff includes the only three Certified Colorectal Surgeons in independent practice in the Augusta area. All procedures requiring anesthesia involve board certified anesthesiologists from University Anesthesia Associates.
Our surgeons offer a broad array of services including:
- Colorectal surgery
- General surgery
- Neurosurgical procedures
- Ear, nose and throat surgery
- Pain management
- Podiatry services
Surgery Center of Columbia County Medical Staff
J. Newton Bates, M.D., Medical Director – General Surgery
Ramzi T. Assad, M.D. – Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Brian N. Bennett, D.P.M. – Podiatric Surgery
Todd D. Cable, M.D. – Pain Management
Chris C. Carlson, M.D. – General Surgery
John D. Cheape, M.D. – Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery
W. David Curtis, M.D. – Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Michael J. Hodos, D.P.M. – Podiatric Surgery
Vendie H. Hooks III, M.D. – Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery
Sunil Lal, M.D. – Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Mallory A. Lawrence, M.D. – Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery
Gregory M. Oetting, M.D. – Neurosurgery
Mickey D. Stapp, D.P.M – Podiatric Surgery
Russell Stephens, M.D. – Pain Management
Christopher L. Vickery, M.D. – Otolaryngology
The surgery center is managed and operated by Alliance Surgery, Inc., a respected company that has developed, managed, financed and consulted with more than 100 ambulatory surgery centers and 80 hospitals over the past 25 years.
Alliance strives to provide high quality surgical services in the most convenient and efficient setting so that physicians can be more productive, and patients will receive superior care. Headquartered in Atlanta, Alliance owns and operates ambulatory surgery centers in partnership with physicians and hospitals in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Texas and is developing centers in Florida and Oklahoma.