General Surgery in Dublin, GA

Providing Expert Surgical Care for Over 10 Years

At Southern Surgical, we are experts in the general surgeries, which are performed right here in Dublin, GA. Whenever possible, Dr. John Polhill uses minimally-invasive surgery or robotic surgery that can enable a shorter hospital stay and a quicker recovery to your normal lifestyle. For more information about the procedures we offer, call us at (478) 275-2454 or schedule your appointment today using our secure online form.

Dr. Polhill provides comprehensive medical and surgical care in the diagnosis and treatment for men and women that includes:

Breast Surgery

Breast cancer surgery is performed to remove as much of the cancer as possible. Most women with breast cancer have some form of surgery to treat the breast tumor. Learn more about breast surgery procedures we provide.

Gastrointestinal Surgery

Gastrointestinal surgery helps address issues within the digestive system. Without the digestive tract, food cannot be broken down and absorbed as energy. So when conditions arise that cannot be remedied by medication alone, gastrointestinal surgery is a viable option.

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Robotic Surgery for Acid Reflux (GERD)
    • Open and laparoscopic fundoplication surgery for GERD (Laparoscopic Nissen)
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
  • Placement of Gastric Feeding Tubes

Thyroid Surgery

Dr. John Polhill at Southern Surgical is expertly trained in surgical procedures for thyroid complications including fine needle aspiration, total thyroidectomy, and thyroid lobectomy. Learn more information about thyroid surgery.

  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Total Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy

Colon Surgery

A colectomy, or colon resection, can be a removal of either part of the colon, or the entire colon. Depending on the reason for the colectomy, Dr. Polhill will determine what part of the colon needs to be removed.

Treatment for:

Gallbladder Surgery

The gallbladder is an organ you can live without and the procedural term for removal of the gallbladder is a cholecystectomy. If you have a condition or medical emergency that requires the removal of your gallbladder, you may have different surgical options to choose from.

Hernia Surgery

Hernias occur when an organ pushes through an opening in muscle tissue. They are typically found in the abdominal wall, but can also affect the upper thigh and groin area.

Endoscopy Surgery Information

The upper GI tract can become irritated by a number of conditions. If a patient experiences recurring symptoms, an upper GI endoscopy is often utilized to properly diagnose the cause and determine an appropriate method of treatment.

Other Surgical Procedures

Appendicitis is a condition in which your appendix becomes inflamed and fills with pus. Appendicitis causes pain that typically begins around your belly button and then shifts to your lower right abdomen. Learn more information about laparoscopic appendectomy procedures.