Eric Manahan, MD, MBA, FACSGeneral Surgery

Eric Manahan, MD, MBA, FACS

Dr. Eric Manahan is a board certified general surgeon in Dalton, Ga since 2001. He joined Hamilton Physician Group - Surgery  in July 2018. There are 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.

He previously served as the Medical Director of Southeastern Breast Care Specialists and a partner in Dalton Surgical Group. A Tennessee native, Dr. Manahan attended Auburn University for his undergraduate work. He returned home to 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.

Dr. Manahan currently serves on the board of directors for the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS). 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 as an expert to help educate the current breast fellowship trainees. He has authored multiple articles on breast surgery, has been an invited reviewer of medical journals, and has given countless national presentations on breast cancer. 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. He has special interests in percutaneous breast procedures and is involved with several national clinical trials relating to breast cancer including cryoablation.

Dr. Manahan has previously served as the chairman of the Department of Surgery at Hamilton Medical Center. He currently serves as chair of the Cancer Committee at Hamilton and severs on the Trauma Committee. He enjoys the variety of surgery that a general surgeon can perform in a small town.

Dr. Manahan is married with twin daughters and serves as an active elder at ChristChurch Presbyterian in Dalton, GA where he also chairs the finance committee.


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