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Highlands Surgical Services



The general surgeons at Highlands Surgical Services will diagnose and treat patients who could benefit from surgical intervention. In addition to scheduled procedures, our surgeons evaluate patients brought to the hospital for emergency treatment after trauma, and treat when needed.

A general list of operations and procedures performed by our surgeons include, but are not limited to:

  •   Abscess incision and drainage
  •   Appendectomy
  •   Breast biopsy
  •   Breast lumpectomies
  •   Breast masectomies
  •   Cholecystectomy
  •   Colonoscopy
  •   Endoscopy

  •   Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  •   Excision of lesions
  •   FNA
  •   Hernia repair
  •   Lesion biopsies
  •   Nail removal
  •   PEG placement and removal
  •   Port-a-cath placement and removal




Location:

380 Woods Cove Rd

Scottsboro, AL  35768

(inside main entrance of HMC)


Phone:

256.259.0185

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday

  8:00am - 5:00pm

Friday

  Closed






Paul Avenel, MSc, MD

  • Board Certified:  American Board of General Surgery

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Lawrence Herberholz, MD

  • Board Certified:  American Board of General Surgery

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