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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (29)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Kooby is Excellent. Dr. Kooby has been reviewed by 47 patients who have provided 29 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Kooby, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gene Therapy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Diseases
  • Liver Removal (Hepatectomy)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Diseases
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Kooby graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn. He has 12 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Liver Cancer (Liver Neoplasm)
Student Curriculum Teaching Award
Joseph and Bonnie Graves Award
For Excellence in Clinical Teaching, June 2001
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Atlanta, GA
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Metro Atlanta
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)


Dr. Kooby has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Saint Joseph'S Hospital Of Atlanta 
  • Emory University Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. David Kooby MD is a male Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. David Kooby practice?
Dr. David Kooby has 4 office locations.
Dr. David Kooby practices Surgery near Atlanta, GA.
Additional practice locations include: Decatur, GA.
See Atlanta Surgeons.