Dr. George Fuhrman is a graduate of Mercer University and the Medical College of Georgia. After completing General Surgery training in Orlando Fl, Dr Fuhrman completed a fellowship in Surgical Oncology at M D Anderson Cancer Center in Houston TX.
Prior to relocating to Atlanta in 2006, he spent the initial 13 years of his career in New Orleans as part of The Ochsner Clinic. In New Orleans, Dr Fuhrman developed and directed The Tansey Breast Center which is the largest breast center in the Gulf South region of the country.
Dr. Fuhrman also developed an interest in minimally invasive endocrine (thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal) surgery. His oncologic surgery background also led to the development of expertise in melanoma, sarcoma, and abdominal surgery (including pancreatic and intestinal diseases).
A committed surgical educator, Dr Fuhrman was elected as president of The Association of Program Directors in Surgery in 2008. He is a governor of the American College of Surgeons, serves on the Editorial Boards of The American Surgeon and The Journal of Surgical Education, has published over 50 journal articles, and was the editor of the first four editions of the highly acclaimed MD Anderson Handbook of Surgical Oncology.
Gastric, Duodenal, Small and Colon Surgery for Cancer and benign disorders
Intestinal fistula surgery