CONDITIONS

Inguinal Hernia

An inguinal hernia occurs when tissue, such as part of your intestine, pushes through a weakened area in the groin; resulting in a bulge.

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Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, affecting one in eight women in their lifetime. Fortunately, it is usually fully treatable.

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Gallstones

Gallstones form when cholesterol and bilirubin form crystals in the gallbladder. These can grow over time, and increase in number.

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Colon and Rectal Cancers

Colon and rectal cancers are among the world’s most commonly diagnosed cancers. They are more common in people over the age of 50 years old.

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease

A number of people suffer from indigestion and heartburn that is caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

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Our Physicians

John W. Tyson, MD, FACS

Dr. Tyson is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and has recently successfully passed his recertification exam for the second time.

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Michael J. Caluda III, MD, FACS

Dr. Caluda joined The Surgery Group in 1998 and is a lifelong resident of northwest Florida. He is an expert in the laparoscopic and robotic treatment.

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Dr. Mark R. Onady II

Committed to providing compassionate, quality healthcare. With a strong focus on minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgery, he believes everyone deserves comprehensive treatment and patient-centered care.

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Jeffrey L. Lord, MD, FACS

Dr. Lord’s particular areas of interest include laparoscopic surgery for morbid obesity and gastrointestinal surgery. Dr. Lord serves as Medical Director of Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery at the Sacred Heart […]

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F. Brooks Hodnette, Jr., MD, FACS

Dr. Hodnette was previously President of the Medical Staff at Baptist Hospital, Chief of General Surgery at both Baptist and Sacred Heart Hospitals.

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Robert F. Rubey, MD, FACS

One of the founders of The Surgery Group, Dr. Rubey has served as president of the group for the last 12 years. Dr. Rubey was born in Mobile, AL.

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Patrick T. Gatmaitan, MD, FACS

Dr. Gatmaitan has been practicing medicine for six years and joined The Surgery Group in 2009. For him, bariatric surgery is unique and fascinating – a metabolic surgery with significant […]

About The Surgery Group

Our mission is to provide the highest-quality surgical care to our patients and the highest-quality consultative services to our referring physicians.

What Our Patients Are Saying

Very kind and helpful. Didn’t have to wait too long.
Felicia Scurlock
Felicia Scurlock
2018-04-11T19:32:13+0000
We were treated well. Great experience. Dr. Metzger does a great job. The facility is very nice as well.
Johnny Brewer
Johnny Brewer
2018-02-21T17:01:17+0000
I have been a patient of Dr. Caluda and also get to work with him every week and his partners. The office is great to work with and very friendly!read more
Amy Hess Ward
Amy Hess Ward
2017-12-16T14:18:30+0000
I actually used to work for The Surgery Group and they are all awesome!! Such a treat to see Dr. Hodnette again, and Dr. Rubey actually saved my mom's life!!read more
David Williams
David Williams
2017-03-29T00:15:32+0000
Dr. Caluda & staff are the best & very caring people. Been going there since he did my breast cancer surgery in 2013.
Jeannie McDonald Murphy
Jeannie McDonald Murphy
2017-03-24T22:08:49+0000
Happy great staff very informative every was so nice. Let me know each step what will happen
Debbie Lloyd
Debbie Lloyd
2017-03-17T20:27:06+0000
The wait was long, but I work in the medical field and know it's to be expected. Dr. Caluda was friendly, courteous, respectful, and knowledgeable. His MA Maggie was very nice and Darcy the surgery scheduler was sweet and helpful. I hate the circumstances under which we met, but I feel comfortable in their hands.read more
Lynne Bundy Hughes
Lynne Bundy Hughes
2017-01-19T21:45:51+0000