Dr. John Whitfield focuses on a health topic many shy away from

Ana sits down with Dr. John Whitfield with Acute Surgical Care to focus on a health topic many shy away from in this segment of The Dish.

More About Acute Surgical Care:
(706) 504-9712
http://www.acutesc.org/

Originally from Tennessee, Dr. Whitfield graduated from The University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, followed by his colorectal fellowship in Shreveport, LA. He is board certified in both general surgery and colorectal surgery. He offers cutting edge minimally invasive and robotic surgery and is currently welcoming all new patients.

Dr. Whitfield offers treatment for the following disease processes:

Cancer of the colon, rectum, and anus
Diverticulitis
Benign anorectal disease, including hemorrhoids, fissures, abscess, and fistulas
Inflammatory bowel disease
Rectal prolapse
Fecal incontinence
Screening for colorectal cancer
Gallbladder
Hernia

Dr. Whitfield and his wife, Heather, have one child. Together, they enjoy outdoor activities, travel, and spending time in downtown Augusta.

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