General Surgery at Stephens County Hospital

Stephens County Hospital proudly offers General Surgery services to the Northeast Georgia Region. Serving the Toccoa, GA community for over 80 years, our team of General Surgery experts at Stephens County Hospital Physicians Group has one goal in mind, providing quality patient care.

Stephens County Surgeon, Dr. Dearl Birdsong

Board-certified surgeon, Dr. Dearl BirdSong, and his team of experts combine surgical expertise with compassionate care to deliver the best experience to every patient. You can rest assured that you and your loved ones are receiving quality care from Stephens County Hospital. 

Providing superior care through both traditional and laparoscopic techniques, our General Surgery practice is experienced in non-operative, elective and emergency surgical treatment.
Specializing in preoperative, operative, and postoperative management, we treat patients with a broad spectrum of conditions and medical issues.


Surgical Procedures at Stephens County Hospital

The expert team in Toccoa, GA serves the community through a number of emergency, non-operative and elective surgery procedures. To learn more about the specific types of conditions we treat and procedures we perform, see our detailed list below:

  • Appendectomy (Laparoscopic)                                    
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Breast Lumpectomy/Mastectomy                       
  • Hemorrhoid Surgery
  • Colonoscopy                                           
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair                            
  • Colon Resection-Laparoscopic                                      
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (lap chole)
  • Colorectal (single site, laparoscopic, traditional laparoscopic)
  • Complex Wound Care                                                        
  • Partial Gastrectomy
  • EGD               
  • PEG Tubes                                         


  • Emergency Surgery                                
  • Port-a-Cath Placement
  • Excision of Skin Lesions                                                   
  • Thyroid
  • Excision of Subcutaneous Mass                                    
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Exploratory Laparoscopy                                            
  • Umbilical Hernia Repair
  • Exploratory Laparotomy                                             
  • Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Gastrointestinal Hernia



Contact Us

To learn more or to speak with our team about scheduling an appointment, contact us today.

Location Information

Address: 58 Big A Road, Toccoa, GA 30577

Phone Number: (706) 282-5830      


New Patients

Click below to access our new patient paperwork needed for your first appointment.