Surgical Procedures

• Adrenal Gland Surgery
• Aneurysm Repair
• Appendectomy
• Breast Cancer Surgery
• Cancer Surgery
• Colon Surgery
• Dialysis Access Surgery
• Gallbladder Surgery
• Gastrointestinal Surgery
• Hernia Surgery
• Laparoscopic Surgery
• Liver Surgery
• Pancreatic Surgery
• Parathyroid Surgery
• Peripheral Arterial Surgery
• Spleen Surgery
• Thyroid Surgery
• Venous Stasis Disease

Augusta Surgical Group

Founded in 1971 by Dr. Harry Sherman, Augusta Surgical Group continues to be the largest and oldest general surgery group in Augusta. Comprised of five general and vascular surgeons, the group practices primarily at University Hospital, providing a broad spectrum of general surgery services. The members of Augusta Surgical Group are committed to providing excellent surgical care utilizing advanced laparoscopy, the newest techniques in breast cancer and breast cancer surgery, traditional hernia repair methods, and comprehensive vascular surgical techniques. 

Augusta Surgical Group - Dr. James ShermanJames C. Sherman MD, FACS

Dr. Sherman was born and raised in Augusta, GA and attended the University of the South in Sewanee, TN where he graduated magna cum laude and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honors society.  After completing his undergraduate degree he matriculated to the Medical College of Georgia to receive his medical degree where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honors fraternity.  He finished his residency at MCG and started practicing in general surgery in 1992 when he joined the Augusta Surgical Group that his uncle Dr. Harry Sherman helped found.

Augusta Surgical Group - Dr. Gregory EllisonGregory T. Ellison MD, FACS

Dr. Ellison was born and raised in Augusta, GA and attended college at Vanderbilt University where he graduated with honors and played varsity tennis.  He returned to Augusta to pursue a career in medicine completing his medical degree in 1981.  After completing his residency in general surgery, he opened a private practice in Augusta, GA. He has been practicing surgery in Augusta since 1986 and has been a member of Augusta Surgical Group since 2000.

 

Augusta Surgical Group - Dr. Newton BatesJay Newton Bates, Jr. MD, FACS

Dr. Bates was born and raised in Waycross, GA before attending the University of Georgia where he graduated in 1992 with a B.S. in microbiology.  He then received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia and completed his internship at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. He finished his residency at the Medical College of Georgia in general surgery and joined the Augusta Surgical Group in 2001.

 

Augusta Surgical Group - Dr. Chris CarlsonChris C. Carlson MD, FACS

Dr. Carlson was born in Billings, MT and attended the University of California at San Diego where he received his B.S. in biochemistry.  After completing his undergraduate degree he then attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia.  His first year of residency was back in San Diego at the UCSD Medical Center and the remainder of his residency was in Augusta at MCG.  He joined Augusta Surgical Group in 2003.

 

Augusta Surgical Group - Dr. Matthew MondiMatthew M. Mondi MD, FACS

Dr. Mondi was born in Silver Spring, MD and graduated magna cum laude from Lee University in Cleveland, TN in 1997.  He received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2001 and completed his general surgery residency training at Wake Forest University.  He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, the American College of Surgeons and the American Medical Association.  He served on faculty in the Department of General Surgery at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine until 2008, when he joined the Augusta Surgical Group.