Pablo J SantaMaria, MD, FACS


Pablo J SantaMaria, MD, FACS


Dr. SantaMaria joined Augusta Health on July 1, 2020 after 23 years of community practice in Middle and South Georgia where he be came one of the busiest urological stone surgeons in the USA. He has treated patients in large metropolitan centers, resort communities and rural settings. He has served on local, state and national committees. He eagerly brings his diverse life and clinical experiences to teach the urologist of the future as he cares for the patients of today.

  • Clinical Interests

    Kidney Stones
    Minimal Invasive Treatments of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
    General Urological Office Practice Evaluation and Management (E&M)

  • Research Interests

    Renal Stones: (1) Management of Encrusted Ureteral Stents (2) ESWL Use in An Academic Urological Practice
    BPH: Minimal Invasive Management of BPH in High Risk Patients
    Urological Liaison for MCG Medical Students serving in the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Laboratory

  • Other Info

    Past President Georgia Urological Association Past Georgia Representative of Southeast Section of American Urological Association Board of Directors Past Member of American Urological Association Practice Management Committee

  • Philosophy of Care

    The health and life of my patient will be my first consideration.

  • Specialties


  • Language(s)



Director of Urological Outreach

Director of Urological Continuing Medical Education

Member of Urological Clinical Competence, Urological Program Evaluation and Urological Resident Selection Committees

Associate Professor of Surgery

Section of Urology


American Board of Urology, Recertification - Certified, 2018

American Board of Urology, Recertification - Certified, 2008

Fellow, American College of Surgeons - Certified, 2001

American Board of Urology - Certified, 1999

Education and Training

Medical School: University of California San Diego

Internship: Emory University Affiliated Hospitals (General Surgery)

Residency: Emory University Affiliated Hospitals (Urology)

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Dr. SantaMaria’s Reviews

February 27, 2024

Great visit. Doctor was great. Explained resolution to my concerns in an easy to understand manner.

February 24, 2024

I didn't have any bad experiences, only good experiences where a Doctor reap cares about his patients.

February 24, 2024


February 23, 2024

Excellent Dr.

February 16, 2024

Would not be cooperative about sending my ultrasound orders to a different facility that takes my insurance due to the urgency I need because of the xxx hurting so bad

February 11, 2024

Love Dr Sammarita

January 2, 2024

Good experience

December 21, 2023

Provider need to contact me for follow up

December 10, 2023

I have answered these questions in my previous comments. Dr Santamaria treats me like a number and I have felt very unimportant from beginning to end

November 13, 2023

The young doctor had read my medical history n was quick to answer my questions.

November 3, 2023

We were a bit confused, as the information shared by the ER Attending, then the Urologist in the ER and then Dr. Santamaria all varied a bit.

November 2, 2023


November 2, 2023

Provider stated I no longer need to see him unless I want a surgical intervention. Deferred me to another specialist.

October 23, 2023

I received an explanation of the procedure in the mail about 5 days after the appointment.

September 15, 2023

I loved the way I was treated and would recommend

August 26, 2023

Looking forward to next procedure and hopefully some medical options!

August 3, 2023

Very good experience and helpful

July 14, 2023

Very good response by the provider. He is a nice doctor

July 13, 2023

Very good experience.

July 1, 2023

I don't recommend services.

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