DEKALB Surgical Associates

General Surgeons

  • 980 John Fy Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30342-1626 (404) 508-4320

Doctors in DEKALB Surgical Associates

  • 4 star hospital
  • 3 star medical school
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DEKALB Surgical Associates Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 6 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of DEKALB Surgical Associates when asked is fair. DEKALB Surgical Associates has been reviewed by 6 patients. The rating is 2 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at DEKALB Surgical Associates as provided by patient reviews is 60 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

DEKALB Surgical Associates Summary


  • Data not available

Medical Schools Attended

  • Emory University

Hospital Affiliations

  • DeKalb Medical Center
  • Northside Hospital Forsyth
  • Northside Hospital Atlanta
  • Decatur Medical Center
  • DeKalb Medical Hillandale

Languages Spoken

  • Data not available


  • General Surgeon

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Humana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

Information about Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment.

Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like DEKALB Surgical Associates that specializes in surgery.

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice:

  • Access to doctors from various disciplines for referrals and advice
  • Better coverage on weekends and off-hours
  • One-stop clinics for comprehensive care and testing


DEKALB Surgical Associates Details

1 is board certified
60 minutes average wait time
1 is rated on
1 is male
1.75 average overall rating
2 different specialties

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