Dr. Gregory F. Adams, MD

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Dr. Gregory F. Adams, MD

General Surgery | Male

Bon Secours Surgical Specialists 155 Kingsley Ln Ste 405, Norfolk, VA 23505 Get Directions
(757) 278-2220

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Dr. Adams is a native of Alabama. After completing his undergraduate education at Mississippi State University and obtaining his medical...
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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Aneurysm
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gland Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • MRI-Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stereotactic Biopsy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Tennessee College Medicine Chattanooga

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Mississippi State University

    Graduated in 1990

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Adams says...

Dr. Adams is a native of Alabama. After completing his undergraduate education at Mississippi State University and obtaining his medical degree at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, he entered the US Navy where he completed his internship in Surgery at Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA and then served for several years as a general medical officer. After completing his naval service, he returned to his surgical training, finishing his residency at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. Dr. Adams is board certified in general surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of multiple surgical societies including the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASBMS), the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and the Southeastern Surgical Congress. He is individually credentialed as a Surgeon of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (SOEMBS) by the Surgical Review Corporation.

Dr. Adams practiced for many years in Alabama concentrating in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery. When an opportunity arose to return to the Hampton Roads area, he and his family jumped at the chance, joining Bon Secours Surgical Specialists in 2008. He is very happily married for nearly 25 years with two grown sons. In his spare time, Dr. Adams enjoys bird hunting, fishing and watching baseball. 

Dr. Adams has special interest in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery. He has over 12 years of experience in bariatric surgery focusing on the gastric bypass and the vertical sleeve gastrectomy. He has a strong interest in foregut surgery with focus on surgical and endoscopic managements of GERD and laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). He currently serves as the medical director of the Surgical Weight Loss program at DePaul Medical Center, clinical council member for the Bon Secours Medical Group and president of the Medical Staff at DePaul Medical Center. He practices at DePaul Medical Center in Norfolk and at Maryview Medical Center in Portsmouth. He sees patients every week at offices in Norfolk, Virginia Beach and in Suffolk.

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Dr. Adams' Care Philosophy

Bon Secours Surgical Specialists is dedicated to providing state-of-the art surgical care with a special emphasis on humanity and compassion. Our specialties include colon and rectal surgery, bariatric surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgery, endovenous treatment of veins, and all aspects of general surgery. Patients trust Bon Secours Surgical Specialists for each surgeon's individual excellence, but also, for the group?s collective, integrated expertise.