David Arthur Makey, MD, FACS, is a general surgeon who currently serves patients at his own private practice located in Mississippi. Dr. Makey has over four decades of experience and specializes in laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery and other laparoscopic surgeries, including hernia surgery. He is board certified in general surgery, and is recognized as one of the best surgeons in Meridian, Mississippi. Dr. Makey’s career in surgery began in 1972, when he graduated with his medical degree from the St. Thomas’ Hospital, London University. Thereafter, he completed his residency with the Medical Arts Surgical Group. To keep current with the new developments and technology in his field, Dr. Makey remains a distinguished member of the East Mississippi Medical Society and the Alton Medical Society. He has dedicated his life to delivering quality and compassionate care and attributes his success to good old-fashioned hard work. A highly-respected general surgeon, Dr. Makey treats patients at Medical Arts Surgical Group, a facility specializing in general, thoracic, and vascular surgeries. He is an active staff member at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, and Meridian Surgery Center and is also courtesy staff member at Anderson Regional Medical Center-South, Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, and The Specialty Hospital of Meridian.
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Education and Training
ochsner foundation hospital new orleans md 1980
st thomas' hospital london mbbs 1972
St. Thomas's Hospital Medical School Faculty of Me, London ,,Jan MD
Kings College London 1972
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College 1972
American Board of Surgery- General Surgery
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
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Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Teaching Medical Students -
- Patient's Choice Award, 2012, 2014
- Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2012
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Skin Cancer
- Ganglion Cyst
- Skin Tag
- alton ochsner surgical society
Professional Society Memberships
- Alton Ochsner Medical Society
What do you attribute your success to?
- Good old fashioned hard work
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- How to Prepare for a Biopsy
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