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)

As part of our commitment to our patients, Augusta University Health publishes patient experience ratings and comments for our providers.

Dr. SantaMaria’s Reviews

December, 29 2022

Well done

November, 10 2022

He seemed dismissive

October, 26 2022

Very professional, very good averall.

September, 12 2022

He took time to listen to and answer all of my questions

August, 27 2022

Care provided is good. Wait time is pretty bad.

August, 18 2022

The care provider was very helpful always a good experience

August, 4 2022


June, 17 2022

Excellent visit

June, 4 2022


May, 5 2022

I switched to him after a terrible experience at another dr and am very happy.

April, 6 2022

Very good doctor but very late with appointments

April, 3 2022

Keep up the good work

March, 24 2022


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