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Dr. Magdy Giurgius joins OMC Surgical Specialists Clinic

Dr. Magdy Giurgius joins OMC Surgical Specialists Clinic

Board Certified General Surgeon Dr. Magdy F. Giurgius recently joined Dr. Antony Joseph and Dr. Doug Green at the Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Surgical Specialists Clinic.

Dr. Guirgius graduated from Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Egypt in 1995. He obtained his Master degree in 2000 during his general surgery residency at the University of Alexandria Hospital, with his thesis on Early Detection of Breast Cancer. Dr. Giurgius practiced as a general surgeon in Kuwait for six years working in a level one trauma hospital where he also performed advanced laparoscopic procedures. In 2006, he moved to the United States and served as a chief resident at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, Ky. He completed his Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo.

Dr. Giurgius has special interests in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies as well as innovations of endoscopic and surgical instruments. He has made many presentations at both national and international surgical meetings including the Hernia Society and American Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and has had multiple publications in medical journals. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, is a member of the SAGES, and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

Dr. Giurgius comes to West Plains from ARH Hospital in Harlan, Ky., where he has been working as a general surgeon. Dr. Giurgius is enjoying the beautiful Ozarks and is excited about joining the medical staff at Ozarks Medical Center.

Dr. Giurgius is married and has two children. In his free time, he enjoys swimming, horseback riding, reading and traveling.

“We are very excited to welcome Dr. Giurgius to the OMC medical staff,” said OMC President and CEO Thomas Keller. “He is a very qualified surgeon with an impressive background. We are thrilled to have him round out the medical staff at our Surgical Specialists clinic.”

The OMC Surgical Specialists Clinic is located at 2600 Independence Square in West Plains. For more information, contact the OMC Surgical Specialists Clinic at 417-255-9700.

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