Benjamin T. Hoxworth, MD, FACS

Board-Certified General Surgeon in Greensboro, NC

Dr. Hoxworth was born and grew up in Cincinnati, graduated from Miami of Ohio and then received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati. He completed both his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University, as well as a fellowship in nutrition and metabolism. In 1987, he joined Dr. William Weatherly’s practice here in Greensboro. In 1995 he became a member of Triad Surgical Specialists which subsequently merged to form Central Carolina Surgery, PA in 1999. Dr. Hoxworth enjoys a broad range of general surgery with particular interests in laparoscopic intestinal surgery and breast cancer, and is one of the four members of the bariatric team. He has also served as president of the medical staff of Moses Cone Health System.


B.S., Miami University (Ohio) 1972-1976
M. D., University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 1976-1980
Surgical Resident, Vanderbilt University, 1980-1983, 1985-1986
Research Fellow in Surgery, Vanderbilt University Nutrition and Metabolism, 1983-1985
Chief Resident, General Surgery, Vanderbilt University, 1986-1987


American Board of Surgery
American College of Surgeons (Fellow)

Professional Memberships

Greensboro Society of Medicine
North Carolina Medical Society
H. William Scott Society
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
American Society of Breast Surgeons