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Dr. Thomas Lane Estes, M.D.,F.A.C.S.


Dr. Thomas Estes is a general surgeon practicing in Moultrie, GA. Dr. Estes specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Estes provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
41 years Experience
Dr. Thomas Lane Estes, M.D.,F.A.C.S.
  • Moultrie, GA
  • Med Coll of Ga Sch of Med, Augusta Ga
  • Accepting new patients

Is bariatric surgery dangerous?

Yes, all surgeries have risks and bariatric procedures certainly are not the exception. Considering the patient population, bariatric surgeries are more risky.

What is safe to eat after gallbladder surgery?

I usually recommend a soft, low fat diet for a few days post cholecystectomy, and progress to regular diet as tolerated.

Did I cause permanent damage by having sex 3 days after my hernia surgery?

Mesh may have torn away from attachments laterally. Be sure to mention this to your surgeon on your follow-up visit.

Why do I feel so sleepy post my surgery?

You’re catching up and need to rest.