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Phone: 904-507-6077

Fax: 904-376-8480

First Coast Surgery Center Physicians

Why Choose Our Surgery Center?

The physicians, nurses, and technicians provide high quality care in a warm, personalized setting.


To expedite your check-in process, we need to receive your registration form prior to your procedure date. If not received, the Pre-Registration Department will be contacting you prior to your date of service.

Our providers come from a variety of specialties in surgical medicine and together they make up our multi-specialty surgical center and collaborative care team.  Our provider base is split between owner-providers and participating practitioners who together work to deliver expert care to our patients and to the community as a whole.  See below for a list of our providers and links to their profiles.

Jorge Acevedo, MD

Dr. Jorge Acevedo is an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon who specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive techniques.

Dr Aaron Bates MD

Aaron Bates, MD
Dr. Aaron Bates is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine.

Gavan Duffy MD
Duffy Gavan, MD

Dr. Gavan Duffy is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in total hip and knee replacements.

Dr. Robert Hurford MD PhD
Robert Hurford, MD, PhD

Dr. Robert Hurford, Jr. is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in spine surgery.

Maximillian Lincoln, MD

Dr. Maximillian Lincoln is a double-fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint reconstruction and replacement.

Brett Puckett, MD

Dr. Brett Christopher Puckett, MD is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and microvascular surgery.

Christopher Swanson, MD

Dr. Christopher Swanson is a double board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine.