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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 48

1365 Clifton Road North East
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Dr. Kooby's Experience

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Dr. Kooby's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Emory University Hospital
1364 Clifton Road North East
Atlanta, GA 30322
Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
1365 Clifton Road North East
Atlanta, GA 30322
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    Dr. Kooby's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biliary Drainage
    • Colectomy
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastrectomy
    • Hepatectomy
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
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    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Tracheal Surgery
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
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    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Kooby

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    Vanderbilt University

    Fellowship Hospital

    Meml Sloan Kettering Canc Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kooby & Staff

    • English
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    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Kooby's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Emory University Hospital Midtown

    • Emory University Hospital

    • Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kooby

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.3
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    4.3 out of 5

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    4.3 out of 5

    12 responses

    Dr. Kooby's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    12 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.5 out of 5

    11 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.4 out of 5

    12 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    11 responses

    Experience with Dr. Kooby

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.4 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.4 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    12 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.4 out of 5

    12 responses

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    Is Dr. Kooby accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • MVP Health Care
    • Planned Administration Inc
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Universal American
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    Office Locations

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    1365 Clifton Road North East
    Atlanta, GA 30322
    (404) 778-3307 (Office)
    (404) 778-4255 (Fax)
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