Dr. David S. Whitcomb, MD

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Specializes in Neurology • Male • Age 63

1521 Johnson Ferry Rd Suite 135
Marietta, GA 30062
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Dr. Whitcomb's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Wellstar Kennestone Hospital
677 Church Street
Marietta, GA 30060

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Whitcomb

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
David S Whitcomb MD
David S Whitcomb MD
1521 Johnson Ferry Rd Suite 135
Marietta, GA 30062
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    Dr. Whitcomb's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurology
    • Emergency Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Emergency Medicine, 1986
    • Neurology, 2006
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    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
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    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brain Injury
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Concussion
    • Convulsions
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Dementia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Stroke
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    • Syncope
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
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    Background Check for Dr. Whitcomb

    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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Emory University
    Graduated in 1976

    Internship Hospital

    Roger Williams Medical Center

    Residency Hospital

    Medical University Of South Carolina Medical Ctr
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Whitcomb & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    You have an 85.6% lower risk of dying at a hospital with 5-stars for heart bypass surgery compared to a hospital with 1-star. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Whitcomb's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital where Dr. Whitcomb has admitting privileges:

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    • Wellstar Kennestone Hospital

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Whitcomb

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitcomb to family and friends

    9 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Whitcomb's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    9 responses
    same as
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 8 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Whitcomb
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Whitcomb accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • WellCare
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    Office Locations

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    David S Whitcomb MD
    1521 Johnson Ferry Rd Suite 135
    Marietta, GA 30062
    (770) 579-0777 (Office)
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