Dr. Daniel Marcadis is a board-certified gastroenterologist at Hamilton Physician Group – Gastroenterology in Dalton, GA. We take pride in providing the highest level of patient care. Hamilton Physician Group – Gastroenterology offers a full range of screenings, colonoscopies, diagnostics and medical treatments for digestive diseases, including illness or injuries affecting the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and colon. Call the office to make an appointment today – 706.272.4127 Telehealth appointments are available.
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Richard F. Fromm, MD, FACS
Richard Fromm, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon and breast specialist with Hamilton Physician Group-General Surgery in Dalton, GA. He attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his general surgery residency at East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine.
Dr. Fromm serves as Chairman of the Medical Staff at Hamilton Ambulatory Surgery Center. He has previously served as Chief of Surgery and the Director of the Trauma Department at Hamilton Medical Center.
Dr. Fromm focuses on the evaluation and treatment of breast problems, including minimally invasive biopsy, breast surgery, and follow-up care.
Eric R. Manahan, MD, MBA, FACS
Eric Manahan, MD, MBA, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon and is the breast physician leader with Hamilton Physician Group-General Surgery. He attended medical school at the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University where he also completed his general surgery residency. He subsequently completed an MBA at Auburn University.
In addition to his position on the board of directors for the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Dr. Manahan has been very active in Breast Fellow education and has served on the Education Committee of the ASBrS since 2011. He currently co-chairs the Fellows Education Committee and is a member of the Corporate Relations Committee. He also serves as the ASBrS representative to the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) Training Committee. He has served as faculty for the SSO Fellows Institute since 2012. He most recently chaired a panel of experts in genetics to release the latest consensus statement on breast cancer genetic testing adopted by the American Society of Breast Surgeons and has been very involved with the salary surveys for the ASBrS.
Dr. Manahan has a special interest in percutaneous breast procedures and is involved with several national clinical trials relating to breast cancer including cryoablation. He has previously served as the chairman of the Department of Surgery at Hamilton Medical Center and currently serves as chair of the Cancer Committee at Hamilton and serves on the Trauma Committee.
We are accepting new patients.
Call 706-278-6403 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Eric Manahan.
Steven W Paynter, MD, FACS
Steven W Paynter, MD, FACS is a board-certified surgeon at Hamilton Physician Group – Surgery in Dalton, GA. We provide a comprehensive program to ensure successful outcomes. We have two convenient locations to serve you in Dalton and Ringgold, GA. Hamilton Physician Group is a group of physician practices that have aligned with Hamilton Health Care System to form a partnership to help further enhance the overall patient experience.
Dr. Paynter grew up in Ohio, and moved to North Georgia while in high school. He graduated from Dalton College and then the University of Georgia, both with honors. He then received his medical degree in 1983 from the Medical College of Georgia, prior to completing his General Surgery residency at East Tennessee State University in 1988. Dr. Paynter is married, with three children, and is an active member of First Baptist Church. He has led a number of surgical mission teams to Central and South America.
He currently serves as a trustee of Hamilton Medical Center Board, President of the Whitfield/Murray Medical Society, Chairman of the Trauma Committee and co-chairman of the Ethics Committee. He is a past president of the Hamilton Medical Center Medical Staff, and previous Chairman of the Department of Surgery and the Credentials Committee. He has been a trustee of Hamilton Health Care System, Cancer Liaison to the American College of Surgeons, and Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor.
Dr. Paynter is Board Certified, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and has active memberships in numerous organizations, including the AMA, American Society of General Surgeons, Southern Medical Society, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. He maintains current licenses in both Georgia and Tennessee. Dr. Paynter was selected as one of America’s Top Surgeons numerous times since 2002, by the independent Consumers Research Council of America.
Dr. Paynter performs a wide variety of surgical procedures, and specializes in advanced laparoscopic procedures, particularly hernia, hiatal hernia, gallbladder, and colon surgeries. He was the first in the entire tri-state area to perform robotic general surgery procedures with the daVinci robot, and is credentialed to proctor other surgeons on robot surgeries.
We are accepting new patients.
Call 706-278-6403 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Steven Paynter.
Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS
Rodovaldo Rodriguez Jr., MD
Rod Rodriguez, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon and breast specialist with Hamilton Physician Group-General Surgery. He attended medical school at the Morehouse School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago. He trained under nationally recognized surgeons who were among the first in the U.S. to do stereotactic and ultrasound-guided breast biopsies.
Dr. Rodriguez was an early adopter of minimally invasive biopsy techniques, including office-based ultrasound-guided core biopsies. He also participated in the first image-guided breast biopsy course by the American College of Surgeons. He was among the first to do sentinel lymph node biopsies after receiving training at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.