SWAT Physicians

Craig Desmond Rhyne, M.D.

Craig Desmond Rhyne, M.D.

Born and raised in Lubbock, Texas, Dr. Rhyne received his medical degree from the University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas and trained at the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas and the Texas Tech University Health Services Center, Lubbock, Texas.

With over three decades of experience, he is a valuable general surgeon at SWAT Surgical Associates. He performs all facets of general surgery. Currently, Dr. Rhyne is an associate of the group after accepting the Chief Medical Officer position at Covenant Health System in mid 2011.

Having been published many times, he keeps up with current research and surgical breakthroughs. He is also highly recommended by patients and is available to assist in surgery whenever necessary.

Most Common Procedures:

  • Breast Surgery
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tumor Surgery
  • more

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