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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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...
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 ...
Dr. Polhill took the time to help me understand the procedure and answered all of my questions
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 ...
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What's New at Southern Surgical
Why You Should Never Ignore Hernia Symptoms
Hernias usually start off small and have no symptoms, but with time many grow larger. Once you begin to have pain and discomfort, pay attention. Here are several reasons why you should never ignore hernia symptoms. Don’t Mess With Hernias Don’t ignore them and definitely don’t underestimate them.
Recognizing a Gallbladder Attack
We’ve all experienced stomach pain, heartburn, and bad back pain after over-indulging in unhealthy, greasy foods. Most of the time, this pain passes once the food has time to settle. But some people become so concerned about their symptoms that they end up going to the ER.
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?