SEC Filings

AMSURG CORP filed this Form 10-12G/A on 05/09/1997
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                                                                   EXHIBIT 10.4


         ENTERED INTO by and among AMSURG CORP. a Tennessee corporation (the
"Borrower"), SUNTRUST BANK, NASHVILLE, N.A., AGENT for the Lenders defined
herein ("Agent"), SUNTRUST BANK, NASHVILLE, N.A., a national bank ("STB"), and
NATIONSBANK OF TENNESSEE, N.A., a national bank ("NBT") (herein STB and NBT
shall be referred to as "Lenders"), as of this 15th day of April, 1997.


         1.      Borrower and STB entered into an Amended and Restated Loan
Agreement dated as of June 25, 1996 (the "Loan Agreement").

         2.      The Borrower has agreed that the indebtedness previously held
by STB is to be held by the Lenders pursuant to the terms of this Second
Amended and Restated Loan Agreement.

         3.      The Borrower further desires that the Lenders increase the
credit available to Borrower.

         4.      The Borrower, the Agent, and the Lenders desire to amend and
restate the terms of the Loan Agreement, as provided herein.

         NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and for other good
and valuable consideration, the parties hereto agree that the Loan Agreement is
amended and restated as follows:

Article I. Definitions.

         As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the
following meanings, unless the context expressly
 otherwise requires:

         The terms defined in this article have the meanings attributed to them
in this article. Singular terms shall include the plural as well as the
singular, and vice versa. Words of masculine, feminine or neuter gender shall
mean and include the correlative words of other genders.

         All references herein to a separate instrument are to such separate
instrument as the same may be amended or supplemented from time to time
pursuant to the applicable provisions thereof.

         All accounting terms not otherwise defined herein have the meanings
assigned to them, and all computations herein provided for shall be made, in
accordance with generally accepted accounting principles applied on a
consistent basis. All references herein to "generally accepted accounting
principles" refer to such principles as they exist at the date of application