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Homer E. Breckenridge, III, MD

General Surgery

Family Practice


229-524-2447 Ext. 103



Southwest Georgia Healthcare Clinics
804 North Wiley Ave.
Donalsonville, Ga 39845

Office Hours:
Monday (8:00am - 5:00pm)
Tuesday (8:00am - 4:00pm)
Wednesday (8:00am - 5:00pm)
Thursday (8:00am - 4:00pm)
Friday (8:00am - 12:00pm)
Saturday (CLOSED)
Sunday (CLOSED)


Dr. Homer Breckenridge, III, graduated from Seminole County High School in 1969 and received his Bachelors of Science Degree from Valdosta State College in 1973. In 1977 he graduated from the Medical College of Georgia with a Doctor of Medicine Degree and completed his surgical residence at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon in 1982. He is board certified in surgery by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Georgia Surgical Society, the Georgia OB-GYN Association, and the Georgia Association of General Surgeons. He has special training in laparoscopic surgery, and is licensed in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama.

Dr. Breckenridge returned to Donalsonville in 1982 to join in practice with his father, Dr. Homer Breckenridge, Jr. He is married to Ruth Bridges Breckenridge and they have two daughters, Bethany B. McElyea (Josh) and Emily B. Kitchens (Greg), five grandchildren, Lane, Kate, and James McElyea and Annie and Clark Kitchens. He is very involved with Christian mentorship and is involved in the men's Sunday school classes and bible study groups. He enjoys sharing his free time with boys and men of all ages, through his love of the outdoors, hunting and fishing.

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In serving the Tri-State area for many years, Dr. Breckenridge has employed the most highly developed surgical knowledge and skills.

Through his participation in regular and rigorous board certification testing, Dr. Breckenridge meticulously keeps up with cutting edge advancements in surgical procedures. His years of experience merge with expertise and skill in surgical treatment, whether in the hospital or in the welcoming setting of his office. In choosing Dr. Breckenridge to care for your patients, you are selecting a skilled physician whose consummate skill, integrity, and professionalism will serve them well.


* Dilation and Curettage (D&C)
* Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
* Open Hysterectomy
* Diagnostic Laparoscopy
* Exploratory Laparotomy
* Open or Laparoscopic Oophorectomy
* Novasure for Endometrial Ablation
* Marshall-Marchetti-Krantz (MMK)
* Tubal Ligation

Gastrointestional Surgery:

* Appendectomy (Laparoscopic and Open)
* Cholecystectomy (Laparoscopic and Open)
* Small Bowel Resection
* Colon Resection (Laparoscopic Assisted and Open)
* Lysis of Adhesions (Laparoscopic and Open)
* Hemorrhoidectomy
* Anal Fistula Repair
* Endoscopy (EGD, Colonoscopy, Proctoscopy)
* Diagnostic Laparoscopy
* Gastrostomy (Percutaneous Endoscopic or Open)

Abdominal Wall Surgery:

* Inguinal Hernia Repair (Laparoscopic and Open)
* Femoral Hernia Repair
* Incisional Hernia Repair (Laparoscopic and Open)
* Umbilical Hernia Repair (Laparoscopic and Open)

Skin, Soft Tissue and Breast Surgery:

* Excision of lipomas, cysts and other skin lesions
* Sebaceous Cyst Removal
* Ganglion Cyst Removal (Foot or Wrist)
* Abscess (small or large) requiring incision or drainage with local anaesthetic
* Pilonidal Abscess, including drainage
* Biopsy of skin and subcutaneous tissue
* Aspiration of cyst/needle biopsy
* Foreign Body Removal
* Aspiration of Hematoma
* Debridement of wound, burn, and/or infection
* Sentinel Node Biopsy (Breast, Melanoma)
* Mastectomy (Simple and Modified Radical)
* Breast Biopsy (Needle Localized, Ultrasound guided, open)
* Lumpectomy (Needle Localization and Open)
* Axillary Node Dissection
* Wide Local Excision Melanoma
* Ingrown Toenail (Radical and Partial Excisions)

Endocrine Surgery:

* Thyroidectomy
* Parathyroidectomy


* Cystoscopy
* Urethral Dialation
* Vasectomy
* Circumsicion (adult and child)
* Hydrocele repair/drainage/excision
* Renal stone removal


* Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
* Frenulectomy

Chest Wall/Lung:

* Bronchoscopy
* Tube Thorocostomy

Ortho/Hand Surgery:

* Carpel Tunnel Release
* Ganglion Cyst Removal
* Trigger Finger Repair
* Tendon Repair
* Amputation (hand, fingers, toes, leg, foot)
* Trigger Point Injections

Plastic Surgery:

* Scar Revision
* Skin Grafts
* Wound Care
* Removal of all types of skin cancers
* Removal of excessive abdominal tissue
* Removal of lesions with plastic repair
* Abdominoplasty
* Panniculectomy

IV Access:

* PICC line
* Chemo Port
* Triple Lumen Catheter


* Inguinal Hernia
* Hydrocele Excision/Drainage
* Umbilical Hernia
* Appendectomy (Laparoscopic and open)
(Transumbilical Laparoscopic Assisted Appendectomy)
* Circumcision (Infant or Child)
* Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
* Frenulectomy
* Abscess I&D
* Molluscum and other wart treatments

Weight Loss Program:

* Vitachome Injections