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Surgical Associates adds Surgeon, Trace Stafford

BREWTON, AL - The Surgical Associates of South Alabama, P.C. and D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of a new general surgeon to the Brewton medical community. Trace Stafford, D.O. will begin practicing as a member of the Surgical Associates of South Alabama in July of 2019.

"Dr. Stafford is a great addition to the Brewton medical community," said Thomas Boshell, Surgical Partner at the Surgical Associates of South Alabama. "We are excited to be able to offer another surgeon for the patients in our community."

Dr. Stafford joins the Surgical Associates of South Alabama after completing his surgical residency at the Grandview Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Stafford also completed his medical degree in osteopathic medicine from the University of West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2014.

"I am happy we were able to bring Dr. Stafford to the Brewton area," said Dr. Craig Peterson, Surgical Partner at the Surgical Associates of South Alabama. "Dr. Stafford brings experience and knowledge that will be a great addition to our medical community."

Dr. Stafford is married to wife, Paige and they have one 9 year old daughter Micaela, as well as a fur baby named Hank. Dr. Stafford specializes in general surgery but more specifically gallbladder disease, hiatal hernia, minimally invasive surgery, ventral and incisional hernia, umbilical hernia, skin cancer, melanoma, breast cancer, screening and diagnostic endoscopic procedures, as well as the surgical treatment of colon cancer. His hobbies include fitness, automotive restoration, and motorcycle racing.

Dr. Stafford will begin seeing patients at the Surgical Associates of South Alabama in July. We hope that everyone will welcome him to our community and help him feel at home. New patients will be able to schedule an appointment by contacting the Surgical Associates of South Alabama at (251)-867-8001.


About D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital
Governed by the Escambia County Healthcare Authority Board of Director, D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital is an acute care hospital that has been a part of the Brewton, Alabama, community for over fifty years. The hospital's facilities include an eight bed intensive care unit; a 24 hour emergency room; general medical, surgical and obstetrical services; and a women & infants unit. In addition, D.W McMillan offers programs and support to area citizens through health education.