USA Department of Surgery

Chair's Message

Dr. William O. RichardsHeartiest greetings from the Residents, Staff, and Faculty of the Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama College of Medicine. We appreciate your interest in the undergraduate and graduate General Surgical Educational Programs at this institution. The program was founded in 1949 at the Mobile General Hospital and we are proud of the continuous clinical service, education, and research provided to the community since that time.

This website has been designed to provide detailed information regarding the programs and personnel for the department. We look forward to your critique and would welcome your inquiries regarding the opportunities at this institution and in the historic community of Mobile, Alabama.

We wish you best of good fortune in your future endeavors.

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Dr. William O. Richards
Professor and Chairman
USA Department of Surgery


Contact Us

Department of Surgery
2451 University Hospital Drive
Mastin Building, Room 719
Mobile, AL 36617
Phone: (251) 471-7993

Please note: The phone number above is for our academic department. If you have patient-care questions or needs, please call 251-445-8282.