Our Providers

Mark A. Fox, MD, FACS

Mark A. Fox, MD, FACS

Dr. Fox is established as a leader in the field of anti-reflux surgery and is able to offer a wide range of surgical procedures to treat chronic gastric reflux. Unlike surgeons who move about different areas frequently, Dr. Fox has started and grown a practice for over 20 years serving the upper Cumberland area.

Dr. Fox went to Tennessee Technological University for his Undergraduate degree, where he majored in Biology, and graduated with Bachelor of Science, Magna cum laude in 1982. His Medical Education took place at the University of Tennessee and Center for Health Sciences – Memphis where he received the highest honors. His internship/residency took place at the University of Tennessee – Memphis in 1986 and was the Chief Resident from 1986 to 1991. He is Board certified – American Board of Surgery – since 1992, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Charter member of the American Hernia Society.


Dawn M. O'Neal, RNFA, CNOR

Dawn M. O’Neal, RNFA, CNOR

Dawn is a Registered Nurse with over 25 years of Operating Room and Surgery experience. She is a Certified Surgical Technologist as well as a Certified First Assistant, which entails extensive training to assist the primary surgeon directly with surgical procedures. Her training and certifications also include being a Certified Nurse of the Operating Room (CNOR). She maintains skills and certifications through specialized training for specific procedures and continuing education requirements. Dawn also is involved with surgical technologist, student nurse, physician assistant student, and medical student education during their respective clinical rotations.