Dr. William “Pete” Avara, lll.
Dr. William “Pete” Avara, lll. Dr. Avara is a Board Certified General Surgeon, President of the MS Coastal Trauma Region, Director of Trauma Services at Singing River Hospital and the Principal Bariatric Surgeon with SMS. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and performed his residency in general surgery at…
Dr. John Bailey
Dr. John Bailey Dr. Bailey is a Board Certified General Surgeon. He Joined South Mississippi Surgeons in 1996. After attending Rhodes College on a Cambridge Scholarship and graduating from the University of Alabama School of Medicine he performed his internship and residency in general surgery at the University of Alabama Medical Center. Dr. Bailey serves…
Dr. Edward Dvorak

Dr. Edward Dvorak is a board certified general surgeon with specialty training in minimally invasive techniques for hernia repair. Dr Dvorak attended medical school at the University of Tennessee, and completed his internship at Ochsner Foundation Hospital

Dr. Jason Payne
Dr. Jason Payne Dr. Payne is a Board Certified General Surgeon with specialized training in robotic, minimally invasive, and bariatric surgery. He is a graduate of Millsaps College and completed medical school at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. He joined South Mississippi Surgeons in July of 2011 after completing his residency.…
Dr. Jeremy Simpler

Dr. Jeremy Simpler is a board certified general surgeon with specialty training in complex incisional hernia repair. Dr. Simpler attended medical school at The University of South Alabama School of Medicine in Mobile,

Dr. Nicholas Fayard

Dr. Fayard earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences from Loyola University, Louisiana, in 2003. In 2007, he received his medical degree from the Louisiana State University in New Orleans, LA.

Dr. Scott Brashier

Dr. Brashier is a Board Certified General Surgeon with specialized training in robotic, minimally invasive surgery. He is a graduate of The university of Mississippi and completed medical school at Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Leslie Brooks Gray
Dr. Leslie Brooks Gray Dr. Leslie Brooks Gray is a Board Certified General Surgeon, in addition to this he is Board Certified in Vascular Surgery. Dr. Gray joins us from Meridian, MS, where he served as Chief of Surgery and President of Meridian Surgery Center. Dr. Gray attended The University of Mississippi for undergraduate training,…