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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Steven Paynter is Excellent. Dr. Paynter has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 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. Steven Paynter, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases (GI Diseases)
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Paynter graduated from Medical College of Georgia, Augusta. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2013)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Paynter has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Murray Medical Center 
  • Memorial Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Steven Paynter MD is a male Surgeon, has 29 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Steven Paynter practice?
Dr. Steven Paynter has 1 office location.
Dr. Steven Paynter practices Surgery near Dalton, GA.
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