UTHCT board certified surgeon now practicing in Gilmer

Thursday, July 27, 2006

John A. Aucar, MD, chairman of the Department of Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, is now conducting surgeries in Gilmer.

Dr. Aucar is a board certified surgeon with University Physician Associates, a physician practice associated with UT Health Science Center. UPA doctors also provide cardiology and gastroenterological services in Gilmer.

Dr. Aucar specializes in surgical treatment of abdominal organs such as the esophagus, stomach, colon, liver, and gallbladder. He also specializes in repairing hernias.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons, and a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners.

Dr. Aucar sees patients who have been referred to him by their primary care doctors, as well as patients who know they need a surgical consultation. He is available from 9 a.m. to noon each Tuesday at 711 N. Titus in Gilmer.

For more information, call (903) 841-7355.

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