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New General Surgeon

EMH welcomes Dr. Peter Bechtel, General Surgeon

Dr. Peter Bechtel of Piedmont Surgical Associates opened his practice in January at the AnMed Health Specialty Care located at 35 Chestnut St. in Elberton. The new surgeon blends experience with advanced training - offering a wide array of services including breast, advanced laparoscopic surgery, and endoscopy. He will be a tremendous asset to the medical community.
 
His latest innovations and techniques include:
 
Breast Surgery - Biopsy, Lumpectomy, Simple Mastectomy, Modified Radical Mastectomy, and Skin Sparing Mastectomy for Reconstruction.
 
Laparoscopic Surgery - Adrenalectomy, Anti-reflux/Hiatal Hernia, Appendectomy, Cholecystectomy, Colon Resection, and Hernia Repair.
 
Endocrine Surgery - Thyroidectomy, and Adrenalectomy.
 
Bariatric Surgery - Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, and Lap Band.
 
Endoscopy - EGD and Colonoscopy.
 
Dr. Bechtel is a member of the AnMed Health Medical Staff, Cannon Memorial Hospital Medical Staff, and Elbert Memorial Hospital Medical Staff. Dr. Bechtel is an associate with Piedmont Surgical Associates, P.A. located at the AnMed Health Oglesby Center in Anderson, S.C.
 
Dr. Bechtel received his Doctor of Medicine from the Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee, Fla. (2008), and received his Bachelor of Science from Erskine College in Due West, S.C. (2004). He obtained his residency in General Surgery from Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pa. (2013).
 
Dr. Bechtel is certified by The American Board of Surgery and is in practice with Drs. William Buice, James Foster, Paul Frassinelli, David Strathern, Steve McElveen, James Stokes and Adam Beall at Piedmont Surgical Associates, P.A.
 
His Elberton Office will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 to 5 p.m. and on Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For additional information and to schedule your consultation, please call at 864-224-1111.

Dr. Bechtel said, "I have really enjoyed being a part of the Elberton Medical Community. My patients have been very supportive of my surgical practice here in Elberton."

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