Dr. David Schmidt

Dr. David Schmidt Dr. Schmidt was instrumental in forming Gwinnett Surgical Associates in 1989 after completing his Internship, Residency, and Chief Residency at Emory University. He graduated from University of Illinois and received his M.D. from the prestigious University of Chicago. He specializes in all aspects of General Surgery with special interest in advanced laparoscopic procedures, laparoscopic colon surgery, laparoscopic hernia surgery,surgical oncology,and endocrine and thyroid surgery. Dr. Schmidt has performed the most single incisional colon surgeries in the Southeast and is one of the few surgeons in the country to perform colon resections through a small incision in the umbilus/bellybutton.He has recently added robotic surgery for the gallbladder and intra- abdominal procedures having trained on the DaVinci Robot system.   


  Dr. Schmidt is Board Certified in General Surgery,a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Medical Association. 


  In his free time Dr. Schmidt enjoys being with his wife and two sons, who were born at Piedmont Hospital. One son graduated from the University of Georgia and Charleston School of Law and the other from Georgia Tech as an Aerospace Engineer. The family also enjoys spending time with their dog, Rafa, who was named after a famous tennis player. 




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