Call for Appointment at any of our locations

Cumming, Alpharetta, & Dawsonville

770.886.1074


Our Surgeons


  • J. Clay Copher, M.D., FACS
    J. Clay Copher, M.D., FACS

    Education and Training

    • Bachelor of Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, graduated with honors
    • Master's in Business Administration, Georgia State University
    • Doctor of Medicine, Emory University, School of Medicine
    • Residency, General Surgery, Mercer University, School of Medicine
    • Fellowship, Laparoscopic Surgery, Georgia Baptist Medical Center

    Certifications and Affiliations

    • Board Certified, General Surgery
    • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
    • Fellow, Southeastern Surgical Congress
    • Member, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
    • Member, Will C. Sealy Surgical Society
    • Member, Medical Association of Georgia
    • Clinical Assistant Professor Mercer School of Medicine
    • Past President South Forsyth Rotary Club
    • Paul Harris Fellow
    • Emory Medical School Alumni Board

    Clinical Interests

    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Hernia, Gallbladder, Thyroid and Parathyroid
    • Cancer Surgery

    Hospital Privileges

    • Northside Hospital, Forsyth
    • Northside Hospital, Atlanta
  • Nicholas Drahush, M.D.
    Nicholas Drahush, M.D.

    Education and Training

    • Bachelor of Science, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
    • Doctor of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
    • Internship, General Surgery, University of Tennessee, Erlanger Medical Center
    • Residency, General Surgery, University of Tennessee

    Certifications & Memberships

    • Board Certified, General Surgery
    • Member, American College of Surgeons
    • Member, Southeastern Surgical Congress

    Appointments

    • Resident Representative, Medical Quality Improvement Committee, University of Tennessee

    Clinical Interests

    • Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery
    • Endocrine Surgery
    • Reflux Surgery
    • Oncologic Surgery

    Hospital Privileges

    • Northside Hospital, Forsyth
  • Jeff G. Tucker, M.D., FACS
    Jeff G. Tucker, M.D., FACS

    Education and Training

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Georgia
    • Doctor of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia
    • Residency, General Surgery, Georgia Baptist Medical Center
    • Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia

    Certifications & Memberships

    • Board Certified, General Surgery
    • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
    • Fellow, Southeastern Surgical Congress
    • Major, United States Army Reserve, 1991-2003, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan 2002

    Clinical Interests

    • Thyroid Surgery
    • Parathyroid Surgery
    • Breast Cancer Surgery

    Hospital Privileges

    • Northside Hospital, Forsyth
    • Northside Hospital, Atlanta
  • Louis A. Goehring, M.D., FACS
    Louis A. Goehring, M.D., FACS

    Education and Training

    • Bachelor of Science, Emory University
    • Doctor of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia
    • Internship, Georgia Baptist Medical Center
    • Residency, General Surgery, Truman Medical Center

    Certifications & Memberships

    • Board Certified, General Surgery
    • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

    Appointments

    • Chief of Surgery, R.T. Jones Memorial Hospital (1994-1996)
    • Chief of General Surgery, Northside Hospital-Cherokee (1997-2000)
    • Board of Directors, Northside Hospital-Cherokee (1999-2002)

    Clinical Interests

    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Esophageal Reflux
    • Breast Cancer

    Hospital Privileges

    • Northside Hospital, Forsyth
    • Northside Hospital, Atlanta