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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John West is Excellent. Dr. West has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. John West, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. West graduated from University of Miami . He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2015)


Dr. West has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Athens Regional Medical Center 
  • St Mary's Hospital of Athens 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. John Michael West MD is a male Internist, has 38 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. John M. West practice?
Dr. John West has 1 office location.
Dr. John West practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Athens, GA.
See Athens Internists and Athens Gastroenterologists.