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John D. Whitfield, MD, FACS

John D. Whitfield, MD, FACS

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.