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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Guyton is Excellent. Dr. Guyton has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Guyton, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 25 areas:
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Calcinosis
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Angioplasty & Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Coronary Stenosis
  • Edema
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
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Education & Awards

Dr. Guyton graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 10 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Disease
Myocardial Infarction
Myocardial Ischemia
Translumnial Percutaneous Coronary Angioplasty
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2007, 2009 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Guyton has 20 hospital affiliations:

  • Piedmont Hospital 
  • Emory Crawford Long Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert A Guyton MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 40 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Robert A. Guyton practice?
Dr. Robert Guyton has 1 office location.
Dr. Robert Guyton practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Atlanta, GA.
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