About Us

Angelina Surgical Associates has been serving Lufkin, Texas, the greater East Texas region and the surrounding areas for more than 16 years, providing top-of-the-line medical advice and treatment. Our surgeons specialize in minimally-invasive weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery), hernia surgery and colorectal surgery. Here at Angelina Surgical Associates, we offer surgeries performed with cutting-edge, minimally-invasive technology, including the DaVinci Robotic Surgical System. By using advanced technology, including the DaVinci Robot, your surgery will be less painful, with better cosmesis, and shorter, robotically assisted surgical techniques, providing you with effective procedures that minimize recovery time.

Where We Operate

Darry Meyer, D.O., received medical training from the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth as well as the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Meyer served his residency at the Osteopathic Medical Center of Texas at Fort Worth. His specialties include general, laparoscopic, bariatric, and robotic surgery. Dr. Meyer’s special interests focus on the latest surgical techniques for breast cancer, weight loss, and anti-reflux surgery.

Alan Bassin, M.D., F.A.C.S., studied medicine at the University of Miami School of Medicine, followed by a residency at Louisiana State University School of Medicine. Dr. Bassin specializes in general, laparoscopic, weight loss, and robotic surgery. With particular interest in laparoscopic surgeries, including hernia repairs, cholecystectomy, colon surgery, splenectomy, and robotic techniques, Dr. Bassin also has a special interest in breast cancer, thyroid, parathyroid, and anti-reflux surgery.

Jeffrey Hamaker, M.D., received his medical training from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Tx, followed by a General Surgery Residency at Texas A&M, Baylor Scott and White in Temple, Tx. Dr. Hamaker specializes in general, laparoscopic, weight loss, and robotic surgery. He performs minimally invasive hernia, gallbladder, breast and colon surgery. He is fluent in medical Spanish.

Ashley McElroy, M.D., studied medicine at Texas A&M Health Science Center, followed by a residency at University of Minnesota. Dr. McElroy specializes in General, Laparoscopic, Bariatric, and Robotic Surgery. Her specialties include Breast Cancer Surgery including breast conservation and sentinel node mapping, Hernia repairs, Cholecystectomies, Colon Surgeries performed with advanced laparoscopic techniques or robotically-assisted using the DaVinci Robotic System and Anti-reflux & Heartburn Surgery.

Dedicated to providing the best experience possible, you can expect one-on-one consultations and dedicated care with the professionals of Angelina Surgical Associates, Lufkin’s top general, weight loss, and colorectal surgery practice.