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Surgeons:

CANON I had my gallbladder out by Dr. Canon and he was wonderful. I was back to work in 3 days and no complications. The staff at Athens Regional told me that if they had to have surgery that is who would do theirs. 3 said he did do their surgery. I would go back to him in a heartbeat.

Dr. Robert Canon - did my gallbladder surgery and I am pleased with his work.

Robert Canon is excellent. I had a friend and a co-worker both express high confidence in Canon when they were under his care.

All of these are wonderful surgeons. I used to work at Athens Regional and I never heard a bad word about any of them. Dr. Canon just recently performed surgery on mom. WONDERFUL!!!! Hope this helps!

Our family has used Dr. Robert Canon. He has done surgery on my son, my husband, my mother and my sister. My niece is a nurse in the IC unit at Athens Regional. She told us that he does a very good job and not many of his patients wind up in the IC Unit due to sloppy work as with some of the other surgeons.

Robert Canon is wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dr. Canon is wonderful. Wonderful. Wonderful. Enough said

Dr. Canon is very good!

Dr. Cannon is awesome!!

Dr. Canon removed my daughter's appendix. He was recommended to us by another physician that we know personally and think very highly of.

Dr. Cannon is fantastic; he removed my daughter's gallbladder.

I went to Dr. Cannon for an in-office procedure and really liked him. I would recommend him.

HAWK

Years ago I was guided away from Thomas Hawk.

My dad had a good experience with Dr. Hawk.

Dr. Hawk has operated on me 3 times, all successful. I have nothing but wonderful things to say about him. Dr. Webb is his partner and he must be good too or Dr. Hawk wouldn't have brought him into his surgical group. Both of them are FACS.

Don't know how true it is, but I've always been told that Dr. Hawk is the one other doctors go to when they need surgery. Good luck. My husband also grew up with Dr. Hawks kids, another brilliant doctor that has produced more brilliant doctors

SHIRLEY

Dr Shirley is the best!!!

We've been very pleased with Cody Gunn and Steve Shirley

Dr. Shirley or Dr. Gunn are great.

Dr. Shirley did my gal-bladder (sp?) surgery and he was very nice - good bedside manner and all that. Dr. Gunn did my father's gal-bladder surgery and he was well pleased with him also.

Dr. Shirley is wonderful very compassionate and a great dr.

I really like Dr. Steve Shirley. Haven't had surgery, but have seen him several times for diagnostic reasons.

Dr. Shirley or Dr. Gunn are great.

I would not send my worst enemy to Dr. Shirley. Dr. Obedin is great.

Dr. Shirley is great, great, great!!!!! Steve Shirley did surgery on me back in the 1990's. I was having a breast tumor removed and Dr. Shirley even found a smaller tumor which the gynecologist had missed. I recommend him. Plus, Cody Gunn is affiliated with him.

GUNN

My mother has used Dr. Gunn and speaks very highly of him, and my mother in law has used Dr. Obeidin and she likes him as well. Deanna

Dr. Gunn is an excelent surgeon. He did a lumpectomy on me several years ago and I was very pleased with the surgery. He also did gallbladder surgery on my husband a couple years ago and we were very pleased. I don't know anything about the others.

Cody Gunn. Fortunately I have not had to see him, but he did surgery on my friend, and she had nothing but praises for him.

We've been very pleased with Cody Gunn and Steve Shirley. No experience with the other ones

Dr. Shirley or Dr. Gunn are great.

Dr. Cody Gunn is excellent! He did my sisters surgery and she was very happy. He has a great bedside manner.

Dr. Gunn did my father's gal-bladder surgery and he was well pleased with him also. I once met with Cody Gunn about a procedure my doctor suggested. Dr. Gunn suggested a different test that ultimately led to the solution of my problem. Although I did not interact with him beyond the one consultation, I was very impressed with Dr. Gunn. He was very open to my questions and thoughts. I would not hesitate to use him again.

My husband has known Cody Gunn for years and he is supposed to be excellent. He also grew up with Dr. Hawks kids, another brilliant doctor that has produced more brilliant doctors Dr. Shirley or Dr. Gunn are great.

I have used Dr. Cody Gunn some years ago and I can highly recommend him. Great bedside manners and professional staff.

Cody Gunn is very good. His office staff is professional. I was very happy with him. Hospital staff also speak very highly of him.

Dr. Cody Gunn is very personable to talk with. My 6 year old son just had hernia surgery and Dr. Gunn was his physician. I really like him and so did my son. His office staff could use some customer service training, but I found him to be wonderful.

Dr.Cody Gunn is a great dr and has a good bed side manners, he fixed my two hernia's.

WEBB

Dr Whitney Webb did my gallbladder surgery and was really good with me. The nursing staff even told me that he will not let you go until he finds out what is wrong with you. He admitted me in the hospital and I stayed for several days until he decided that my problem was gallbladder. I would highly recommend him to anyone. Dr. Cannon is another physician that we referred to when I was in medicine.

Dr. Webb, had to do emergency surgery on my husband and he was so nice and thoughtful. We liked him and my husband had to do a follow up after the surgery I believe it was gallbladder removal.

I just had surgery with dr webb last week. he seems nice but when I rescheduled my surgery date his office did not change it so the hospital did not know I was scheduled. But I guess that could happen to anyone, just was a little annoying. he is very easy to talk to and put me pretty at ease which is hard since I HATE doctors. Only complaint I had was when I had some post op nausea it took the nurse a little while to return my calls and I was pretty sick.

OBEIDIN

I have know people who have used all of them, except webb, but I have have personal expericence with Dr. Obeidin, my hubby, my Mother & my MIL, he is the reason my MIL and Mother are both alive. I can not say enought good about him.

Dr. Obeidin is great! He has done several srgeries on my hsband and we just love him. my mother in law has used Dr. Obeidin and she likes him as well.

About 6 or 7 years ago, my wife had surgery performed by De. Obeidin. It was a 100% complete success. He was a very pleasant & personable doctor as well. Based on her experiences, I believe she would recommend him.

I would not send my worst enemy to Dr. Shirley. Dr. Obedin is great.

SEVERAL DOCTORS

We have had experience with Hawk, Gunn and Shirley. Gunn and Shirley are wonderful and in fact Gunn saved my husbands life about 5 years ago. I would NOT recommend Hawk. A friend of mine works in out patient surgery and also likes Canon.