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Joseph P. Mims, MD, FACS

Location: Atlanta, GA

Dr. Mims received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in June 1988 and completed his general surgery residency training at Emory University affiliated hospitals. Dr. Mims serves as managing partner for Piedmont Surgical Associates and Chairman of the Department of Endoscopic Surgery, Piedmont Hospital.

Dr. Mims has been in practice at Piedmont Hospital since 1993.

Named by Atlanta Magazine as one of Atlanta’s top doctors, Dr. Mims is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and member of the AOA Medical Honor Society, the American Medical Association, the Medical Association of Georgia, the American Hernia Society, the Medical Association of Atlanta, the Georgia Surgical Society and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons

Employment
Private practice of General Surgery July 1993 to present

Education
Medical College Of Georgia, MD Degree June 1988
University of Georgia, BS Biochemistry June 1984

Graduate Training
Emory University affiliated hospitals June 1988 – 1993
General Surgery Residency

Certification and Licensure
American Board of Surgery December 1994
Georgia Medical License #032786 February 1990
Diplomat National Board of Medical Examiners March 1989

Honors
AOA Medical Honor Society September 1987
Atlanta Magazine’s Top Doctors 2000

Memberships
American Medical Association
American College of Surgeons
Medical Association of Georgia
American Hernia Society
Medical Association of Atlanta
Georgia Surgical Society
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
Chairman, Department of Endoscopic Surgery, Piedmont Hospital

Personal
Married June 1985
Wife: Elizabeth V Mims
Children: Catherine and Paul

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