Board Certified General Surgeon in Dublin, GA

Welcome to Southern Surgical Associates

Serving Patients in Laurens County

At Southern Surgical, board-certified surgeon Dr. John Polhill and his highly trained staff, have proudly served families in the Dublin community for over 15 years with expert surgical care. Patients come to see us from all over central Georgia and surrounding areas. In addition to general surgery, our specialties include the latest in minimally invasive surgical technologies for hernia repair, gallbladder problems, colon and rectal surgery, breast surgery, colonoscopy, endoscopy, and the latest laparoscopic procedure techniques. We also provide the latest in laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgical techniques to ensure that each patient receives the best care available. Visit Southern Surgical to receive the best and highest quality care in central Georgia.

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5 Stars

Sep 15, 2022

Dr. Polhill did surgery on me a few days ago. He is a Godly man and offered to have prayer with me before surgery. I recently lost both of my parents and Dr. Polhill will never know much that meant to me. He is a wonderful surgeon and so very concerned about his patients. I will never be able to say enough good about h...

5 Stars

Jun 24, 2019

Was referred to Dr Polhill thru a family friend for a hernia. After first meeting Dr Polhill, I knew that I was in very good hands. He took his time to explain everything, review options and begin a course of action. In pre-op for surgery, Dr Polhill made sure I was comfortable and prayed for me. At that point, I knew ...

5 Stars

Jun 24, 2019

Dr. Polhill took the time to help me understand the procedure and answered all of my questions

5 Stars

May 17, 2018

on May 8th Dr Polhill did Robotic Nissen Fundiplication Surgery on me for extreme gastric reflux. Today is 9 days post surgery. I have been amazed and well pleased with how the whole procedure went. I have had surgeries in the past and had to suffer through the pain that even sometimes pain med could not control. With ...

5 Stars

Aug 11, 2015

Five years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Dr. Polhill performed the biopsy, lumpectomy and port placement. I feel so blessed to have had him for my doctor! I could not have asked for better care. Today I am cancer free and appreciate everything he did to help me. I highly recommend him!!
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The Difference Between Laparoscopic and Robotic Hernia Surgery Repair

The Difference Between Laparoscopic and Robotic Hernia Surgery Repair

Although they may be a common health issue, hernias can be painful and cause disruption to your daily life. Because of that, people will often quickly seek treatment, often in the form of either laparoscopic or robotic hernia repair. But what exactly are the differences between the two?

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