The Skill, Knowledge and Care.

Since 1982, South Mississippi Surgeons has been the leading providers of surgical treatment for the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the surrounding areas. South Mississippi Surgeons is one of Mississippi’s largest general surgery practices with convenient office locations in Biloxi, Ocean Springs, and Pascagoula. We perform surgeries across the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

For over 35 years, our practice has been committed to providing the highest quality surgical care South Mississippi has to offer. We have seven general surgeons on our staff: Dr. William “Pete” Avara, Dr. John Bailey, Dr. Edward Dvorak, Dr. Jason Payne, Dr. Nicholas Fayard, Dr. Jeremy Simpler, and Dr. John Hall.

Meet Our Doctors

Our practice is multi-specialty with a range of surgeries and procedures, including minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, robotic-assisted surgery, complex hernia repairs, breast surgery, weight loss surgery, GERD surgery, and wound care treatment, to name just a few. We also provide in-office skin lesion removal, which takes only a few minutes and requires no anesthesia. We also include South Mississippi Cosmedics.

Our general surgeons have operating privileges at multiple hospitals and outpatient treatment centers throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast, including Singing River Health System’s hospitals, Merit Biloxi, MS Gulf Coast Endoscopy and Ambulatory Surgery Center (outpatient), and Ocean Springs Surgical and Endoscopy Center (Outpatient).

We are here to serve you!

General Surgery

South Mississippi Surgeons is a multi-specialty practice. Procedures include but are not limited to the following:

  • Amputations
  • Appendectomy
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Chemoports
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Cosmetic (South Mississippi Cosmedics)
  • Dialysis Access
  • Endoscopy
  • Gallbladder Surgery (Cholecystectomy)
  • Gastrectomy
  • General & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Surgery
  • Hernia Repair Surgery
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Robotic Assisted Surgery
  • Skin Lesions & Cancers
  • Splenectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Wound Care
  • …and more!
Contact us today to learn more about options for your healthcare needs.
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