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Serving the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire of Georgia and South Carolina.

Timothy M. Finnegan, M.D.

Timothy M. Finnegan, M.D.

Specialty:

Surgery

Location(s):

Board Certification:

American Board of Surgery

Fellowship:

Advanced Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, University of Alabama in Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

Residency:

General Surgery Resident, Memorial University Medical Center-Mercer University School of Medicine, Savannah, Georgia

Medical School:

Doctor of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Boca Raton, Florida

Societies:

American College of Surgeons; Georgia Chapter, American College of Surgeons; Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations:

St. Joseph's/Candler; Memorial Health University Medical Center

Biography:

Influenced by his father’s military service and his mother’s encouragement to help those in need, Dr. Timothy Finnegan developed a deep sense of empathy for others during his childhood. Dr. Finnegan decided to pursue a career in healthcare to serve others on a daily basis.

Dr. Finnegan attended Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University where he graduated as a doctor of medicine. After a surgical internship at UT Southwestern, he completed his general surgery residency at Memorial University Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in advanced bariatric and minimally invasive surgery at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

“The most rewarding aspect of surgery is to be able to improve someone's quality of life,” says Dr. Finnegan. “To be a part of their health care journey, and to see them transform through guidance and a successful operation is extremely rewarding.”

Throughout his educational career, he received numerous awards and honors for his dedication and performance. He specializes in advanced minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, including robotic surgery, complex abdominal wall reconstruction, bariatric surgery, and foregut surgery.

“Minimally invasive surgical approaches provide a tremendous benefit to our patients including smaller incisions, less post-operative pain and faster return to work,” “I use robotic surgery for numerous operations such as weight loss surgery, complex hernia repairs, and abdominal wall reconstruction through just three to six small incisions”.

Dr. Finnegan and his wife, Mary, live in Savannah with their French bulldog, Bentley. In his spare time, he enjoys sports, exercise, and traveling. 

 

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