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SAMUEL FLEMING SAWYER, MD. F.A.C.S. 

PLACE OF BIRTH:      

Born in Coffee County at Gibson Hospital, the current

Medical Center Enterprise; raised in New Brockton, AL

FAMILY STATUS:         

Married

Three children

PRIVATE PRACTICE:  

1986 - Present:           

Sawyer Surgery Clinic, L.L.C.Active Medical Staff:

Medical Center Enterprise

EDUCATION:

Graduated Enterprise High School, Enterprise, AL   - Valedictorian, 1974.

Attended Enterprise State Junior College, 1974, Inducted to Phi Theta Kappa, 1974.

Graduated summa cum laude, Birmingham Southern College, Bachelor of Science Degree,

Biology Major, 1977.  Phi Beta Kappa, Birmingham Southern College 1977.

Graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine, M.D. Degree 1981.

General Surgery training completed, Ochsner Foundation Hospital, 1986.

Chief Resident in General Surgery, Ochsner Foundation Hospital, 1986.

CERTIFICATION:

Board Certified, American Board of Surgery, 1987, Re-certified, 1995, 2007.

Board Certified, American Board of Hospice and Palliative Care, 2007

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 1989, Past President Alabama Chapter

Fellow, Southeastern Surgical Congress, 1989

Member, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, 1992.

Member, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 1999.

Member, American Society of Breast Surgeons, 1989

Member, Coffee County Medical Society (past President)

Member, Medical Association of the State of Alabama.

OFFICES HELD:

Medical Director, Covenant Hospice, Dothan

Board of Trustees, MCE (Chairman)

Physician Advisor, MCE

Board Member, Coffee County Family Services Center, current President

Past Chief of Surgery, past President of Medical Staff, E.R. Committee Chair., MCE

Regional Advisory Board, ProAssurance

UHC Physician Advisory Board

Medicare POE Advisory Committee

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

Breast Cancer, Colonoscopy