Dr. Myron Stokes brings surgical experience and specialties to TLMC
Batesville, MS – Dr. Myron Stokes has recently joined the medical team at Tri-Lakes Medical Center. Dr. Stokes will practice general surgery and specializes in minimally invasive surgery, advanced gastroenterological surgery, and advanced endoscopy and ultrasounds.
Dr. Stokes is practicing full time at Tri-Lakes Medical Center and is accepting patients five days a week through the Tri-Lakes Surgery Clinic.
“From a professional standpoint I’m looking forward to the resources available at Tri-Lakes Medical Center,” said Dr. Stokes. “I am excited about the prospect of offering more surgical services to the residents of Panola County and surrounding areas.”
Dr. Stokes has an extensive list of credentials. He completed a comprehensive, five-year general surgery residency and served as Chief Surgical Resident at Graduate Hospital (Tenet Health System) in Philadelphia, PA, after earning his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. In 2010, He completed a Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind., where he focused on Advanced Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Ultrasound.
He is Board Certified in both Surgery and Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery, and is a member of the American College of Surgeons, National Medical Association, and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.
A Chicago native, Dr. Stokes has practiced medicine in the southeast since 2006, most recently in Grenada. He and his wife, Baronese, enjoy living in the area with their two children.
Wes Sigler, CEO of Tri-Lakes Medical Center, said the hospital is pleased to have a general surgeon with Dr. Stokes’s credentials join the staff.
“We are very excited that Dr. Stokes has joined our local medical team and believe he is a great addition,” said Wes Sigler, CEO of Tri-Lakes Medical Center. “He brings outstanding qualifications and experience in the surgical field, which will be of great benefit to the people of Panola County and beyond.”
Those who are interested in making an appointment with Dr. Stokes can talk with their family physician or contact the Tri-Lakes Medical Center Surgery Clinic at (662) 578-8272.