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Dr. Stauffer
Jay Stauffer, MD, MA, FACS, Diplomat American Board of Surgery, Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, UT Health San Antonio and Clinical Professor of Surgery Texas Tech University HSC, Lubbock

Dr. Stauffer has been in practice for 30 years.  19 years in Fredericksburg, Texas.  He is also a 20 year Navy Veteran. He has also completed a Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio.  He has served on national cancer programs and has published in the cancer and minimally invasive surgical field.  He also teaches a Rural Surgery Course for 4th year medical students.  He brings to Fredericksburg, Texas state of the art Surgical Cancer care as well as the entire array of General Surgical expertise.

He serves at Saint Thomas Orthodox Church in Fredericksburg, Texas as a Deacon.

He serves as the Assistant Scout Master for Troop 351 Trail Life USA.

Our Practice


Hill Country General and Oncology Surgery Associates  is led by Dr. Jay Stauffer who has over 30 years of surgical experience.  He did his undergraduate training at the University of Texas at Austin. Medical School Training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. His residency training was completed at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, KS.  He went on to finish his training with a Clinical and Research Oncology Fellowship also at UTHSC San Antonio.  He has been in Fredericksburg , TX since 1999. He continues to teach medical students in his Rural Surgery Rotation.

Our practice provides surgical services to the entire Hill Country of Texas including Fredericksburg and the surrounding communities.  In addition we serve patients from Kerrville, Junction, Mason, Blanco, Brady and others.  Dr. Stauffer has a satellite clinic in Brady, Texas to which he goes every other week and has been doing so since  1999.

All aspects of General Surgery are part of his practice.  


Latest Clinic News:


Find and Fight Breast Cancer.

Feb 6, 2018


Breast Cancer is one of the most common cancers among women.  Early diagnosis and treatment are crucial.  If you are over 40 please consider getting annual screening mammography.  If an abnormal image is obtained we can usually diagnose this with an easy minimally invasive test in our office. 

Don't let someone you love die of breast cancer.  Schedule a mammogram today.  Call our office with assistance in doing this if you have any questions.



Defeat Colon Cancer.

Jan 31, 2018


Colon Cancer is the only cancer that we can almost totally prevent.  If you or a loved one is 50 or over be sure and schedule a screening colonoscopy. If a polyp, which is a growth in the colon, is found it can easily be removed thus preventing it from growing into a colon cancer.

Hernias can't hide from us

Dec 7, 2017

If you have a hernia and it is bothering you.  Don't put it off any longer.  We can quickly get this repaired and get you back to work or your life pursuits.  Call for a consultation today.

Robotic Surgery has Arrived!!

Jan 3, 2019

Dr. Stauffer is a trained DaVinci Robotic surgeon.  He is doing many laparoscopic surgeries robotically now including inguinal hernias, abdominal wall hernias and  gallbladder surgery.  He feels that this a more accurate and precise way of doing these types of surgeries and that patient outcomes are superior.   If you are interested in robotic surgery, call us today!

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