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Contact Information

Website: Surgery Care

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Call: 270-683-3720

Locations

  • Ohio County

    1213 North Main Street Beaver Dam, KY 42320

    Main: 270-274-4771
    Fax: 270-274-4884
  • Surgical Specialists

    2801 New Hartford Road Owensboro, KY 42303

    Main: 270-683-3720
    Fax: 270-686-7331
Tony Decker

Tony Decker, MD, FACS

Specializing in General Surgery
  • One Health
Gender:
Male
Year began practicing:
1996
Year joined staff:
2002

Languages

  • English

Education and Training

Education

1991
Western Kentucky University, Bachelor of Science
1996
University of Louisville School of Medicine, Medical Degree

Residency

2002
Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of General Surgery

Internships

1999
Medical College of Wisconsin

Teaching or Professional Positions

Medical Director of Trauma, Owensboro Health Regional Hospital

Professional Memberships

American Board of Surgery
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Kentucky Medical Association

Physician Profile

Dr. Decker joined One Health Surgical Specialists (previously known as Ohio Valley Surgical Specialists) as a general surgeon in 2002 and the One Health medical group in 2013. He serves as the medical director of trauma at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

Dr. Decker’s ultimate goal is to improve the care of trauma cases in our region. “I am a level head in a time of crisis for my patients and their families. My job is to help my patients understand what to expect before we go into the operating room. It’s important that they understand the scope of the situation. Then we can get to what’s important and work together to achieve the best quality of life after surgery as possible.” He is also proactive in educating the community on trauma and injury prevention. 

Dr. Decker sees patients at the Owensboro and Beaver Dam offices. He also has staff privileges at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, Owensboro Surgery Center, Ohio County Hospital and Perry County Memorial Hospital.

Personal
Dr. Decker is a native of Beaver Dam and a graduate of Daviess County High School in Owensboro. He and his wife, Melissa, live in Owensboro and have three children, Madelaine, Philip and Lucille.

Personal Quote
“I became a doctor to help people. I felt like I could learn to be there when someone was truly in need and help them through that. When there’s a crisis, I like knowing I can be a level head to not only help the patient, but also their family and loved ones.” 

 

Board Certified

American Board of Surgery, 2003, 2013
Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 2006

Licenses

Kentucky and Indiana

Publications

Small Things Make Big Difference In Trauma Prevention published in the Messenger-Inquirer on January 20, 2016