Colon & Rectal Surgery Associates, PC
1348 Walton Way Suite 6500
Augusta, GA 30901
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Our Doctors

All of the physicians at Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates, PC remain actively involved in medical and technological research programs that over the years have led to earlier discharge and faster recuperation rates for many surgery patients. To learn more about our physicians, click on a name or photo below.

Vendie Hudson Hooks, III, MD

Vendie Hudson Hooks, III, MD | Colon Rectal Surgery Associates

Dr. Vendie Hooks joined Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates, PC in 1985. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery.

Dr. Hooks attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta. He then completed his residency and internship at The Medical College of Georgia and fellowships at University of Leeds and University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics in Minneapolis.

Medical School
Medical College of Georgia (Augusta)

Internship
Medical College of Georgia

Residency
Medical College of Georgia

Fellowship
University of Leeds
University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics (Minneapolis)

Specialty Board Certifications
Colon & Rectal Surgery 
Surgery

Mallory A. Lawrence, MD

Mallory A. Lawrence, MD | Colon Rectal Surgery Associates

Dr. Mallory Lawrence joined Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates, PC in 1989. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery.

Dr. Lawrence attended medical school at The Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He also completed his residency and internship at The Medical College of Georgia, Augusta. He completed a fellowship at University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics in Minneapolis.

Medical School
Medical College of Georgia

Internship
Medical College of Georgia

Residency
Medical College of Georgia (Augusta)

Fellowship
University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics (Minneapolis)

Specialty Board Certifications
Colon & Rectal Surgery 
Surgery

John D. Cheape, MD

John D. Cheape, MD | Colon Rectal Surgery Associates

Dr. John Cheape joined Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates, PC in 1992. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery.

Dr. Cheape attended medical school at the University of South Alabama. He then completed residencies at both Carraway Methodist Medical Center and Alabama Colon& Rectal Institute and a fellowship at Cleveland Clinic in Florida.

Medical School
University of South Alabama College of Medicine (Mobile)

Internship
Carraway Methodist Medical Center (Alabama)

Residency
Medical College of Georgia (Augusta)

Fellowship
Cleveland Clinic (Florida)

Specialty Board Certifications
Colon & Rectal Surgery 
Surgery

Barry J Jenkins, MD

Barry J Jenkins, MD | Colon Rectal Surgery Associates

Dr. Barry Jenkins joined Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates, PC in 2007. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery.

Dr. Jenkins attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Charleston. He then completed his residency and internship at The Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, and a fellowship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Missouri.

Medical School
Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine (Charleston)

Internship
Medical College of Georgia (Augusta)

Residency
Medical College of Georgia (Augusta)

Fellowship
Barnes-Jewish Hospital (Missouri)

Specialty Board Certifications
Colon & Rectal Surgery 
Surgery

Katherine Baysinger, MD

Katherine Baysinger | Colon Rectal Surgery Associates

Dr. Katherine Baysinger joined Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates, PC in 2018. She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery.

Dr. Baysinger attended medical school at The George Washington School of Medicine in Washington, DC. She then completed her surgical residency at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, GA, and a Colon and Rectal Surgery fellowship at the University of Texas at Houston in Houston, Texas.

Medical School
The George Washington School of Medicine (Washington, DC)

Residency
Memorial Health University Medical Center (Savannah)

Fellowship
University of Texas at Houston (Texas)

Specialty Board Certifications
Colon & Rectal Surgery 
Surgery