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Established in 2013, the Taylor Regional Hospital Foundation provides philanthropic opportunities for raising awareness and funding to support Taylor Regional Hospital in preserving and enhancing the health of our community. Charitable giving has long been an integral part of healthcare's success. From donations of land and capital, the current hospital facility was built. Through the existing Tree of Life program, gifts have been given to the hospital in honor or memory of loved ones... Learn More



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Taylor Regional Surgical Associates


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The team of General Surgeons at Taylor Regional Surgical Associates provides evaluation and treatment of the full range of complex general surgery problems, often working in conjunction with colleagues in other specialties. Collaboration with referring physicians is emphasized as essential to optimal patient management. Taylor Regional Surgical Associates is staffed with four Board-Certified Surgeons and two Physician Assistants.


Michael Bahr, MD, FACS


James Bergin, MD, FACS


Robert Romines, MD, FACS


James Watkins, MD, FACS


Ashley Smith Carrico, PA-C


Ashley Turner, PA-C



General Surgery physicians specialize in the following areas:

Surgical management of several diseases including but not limited to the following: gallbladder, reflux (GERD), diverticular, diabetic ulcer, benign breast (Fibrocystic), hemorrhoid, irritable bowel (Crohns), hernia, thyroid and biliary/pancreatic disease.

Surgical management and treatment of several type of cancer but not limited to the following: breast, stomach, biliary, colon, rectum, lung, ovarian, skin and malignant melanoma.

Laparoscopic surgery, including cholecystectomy, hernia repairs, adrenalectomy, anti-reflux surgery, lymph node biopsy, splenectomy, digestive disease surgery, surgery for achalasia, diagnostic laparascopy and other advanced procedures.

Endoscopic evaluation and surgical treatment of upper gastrointestinal and small bowel disorders, including ulcers, hiatal hernia, achalasia, Barrett's Esophagus, gastritis, GI bleeding, gastroparesis, GERD and reflux