Dr. Black has the know-how and experience you and your doctor can trust. Practicing for over 20 years, Dr. Black has a high level of training and experience in laparoscopic surgeries. However, those are not the only surgeries that he and his team offer. Anniston General Surgery Center provides comprehensive services, making it a one-stop, hassle-free experience for patients. An early adopter of new surgical procedures, Dr. Clifford Black performed the first anti-reflux surgery in Alabama in 1994, which was also one of the first in the country.