Fairview Park Hospital Welcomes Dr. Eric Chung To Team of Board-Certified Bariatric Surgeons with Launch of Weight Loss Surgery Practice
Dublin, GA (February 28, 2023) — Fairview Park Hospital is excited to announce the addition of experienced and fellowship-trained bariatric and general surgeon, Dr. Eric Chung, D.O., M.P.H, who will serve as the hospital’s newest care provider and will see patients at Fairview Specialists General and Bariatric Surgery starting February 27, 2023.
Dr. Chung joins board-certified bariatric surgeons, Dr. Michael Blaney and Dr. Francisco Jacome, in performing minimally invasive surgeries and weight loss (bariatric) surgery leveraging advanced, laparoscopic techniques to support healthier outcomes for their patients. These include gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, revisional surgery, laparoscopic and robotic anti-reflux surgery, as well as diagnostic and interventional upper endoscopies. In addition to surgical weight loss, Dr. Chung is also a board-certified bariatrician, providing comprehensive medical weight loss management. He received both a Doctorate of Medicine and master’s degree in Public Health at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL and is an active member with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
In 2019, he completed his residency in General Surgery with the Stony Brook Medicine Community Surgery Program in Southampton, NY and finished a fellowship in both minimally invasive and weight loss surgeries at Advanced Laparoscopic Surgical Associates in Fresno, CA. Most recently, Dr. Chung served as the bariatric program director and bariatric and general surgeon for Baptist Health Fort Smith in Fort Smith, AR.
"We’re excited to welcome and onboard Dr. Chung to the Fairview Park team,” says Donald R. Avery, FACHE, President and CEO of Fairview Park Hospital. “We want to expand our services, and his presence will allow us to better serve the general and bariatric surgery needs of Laurens County and Middle Georgia."
Fairview Specialists General and Bariatric Surgery will be located at 200 Fairview Park Drive in Dublin, GA 31021. Patients may call (478) 274-3999 or visit FairviewSpecialists.com to make their appointment.
About Fairview Park Hospital:
Neighbors Caring for Neighbors – That is Fairview Park Hospital’s commitment to the residents of Laurens and surrounding counties. An HCA-affiliated hospital, this state-of-the-art, 190-bed acute care facility has provided quality health care for Dublin, Ga., and the surrounding counties since 1982, with an estimated economic impact of $75 million annually. Comprehensive community health care services available at Fairview Park Hospital include more than 45 departments and specialty areas. In addition to serving the needs for acute, outpatient and rehabilitative care, the hospital is a leader in wellness, prevention and community health issues. For more information about Fairview Park Hospital, visit: www.fairviewparkhospital.com