Our Board Certified General Surgeon:

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J. Ryan Conner, MD FACS

Dr Conner grew up in the south Alabama area. He completed his Undergraduate education from Auburn University and went on to Mercer University in Macon, Georgia for his Medical Degree.  He finished at Baptist Health System in Birmingham, Alabama where he completed his residency education.


His interests include Colon/Rectal Surgery, Breast Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Surgical Endoscopy, and also appreciates all of General Surgery.

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Randall K. Mansell, DO

Dr Mansell comes back home to us after residency.  He and his wife are both natives of Russellville.  Dr Mansell graduated from Russellville High School and went on to the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.  He completed his medical school at Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He went off to Oklahoma State for general surgery residency where he excelled.  

His interests include substernal multinodular thyroids and CVA and preoperative coronary workups.

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Kristy Oden, DNP CRNP

Dr Oden is an experience well rounded physician extender who comes to us from working as a GI nurse practioner for many years.  She is an expert in GI workup and surgical endoscopy evaluation.  She is also a part of the UNA nursing school faculty. 

Her interests include GI and surgical endoscopy along with a true teachers heart for enhancing nurse providers for our region.

Mary Grace Stewart, PA

Mary Grace is a highly motivated professional who comes to us from the UAB Physician Assistant program after training. She brings years of radiology technician experience and a heartfelt desire to improve surgical care.

Her interests include GI surgery, outpatient surgical care, and rehab after surgery.

As a patient, you should have the option to review your physician's credentials and ensure that your physician is board certified.

Below you will find the links to the sites where you may further research physicians and ensure that you receive the care you deserve.