Dr. Gilliland is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His expertise and special interest is in all facets of general surgery, breast surgery, colorectal surgery, hernia surgery, LINX surgery, thyroid surgery, robotic surgery and laparoscopic surgery.

Dr. Gilliland graduated with honors from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.  He completed a surgery internship and residency at the University of Louisville Medical Center and been in practice since 1992.