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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 45

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Dr. Lightfoot's Experience

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Dr. Lightfoot's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Wellstar Cobb Hospital
3950 Austell Rd
Austell, GA 30106

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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WellStar Medical Group Cobb Surgical Associates
WellStar Medical Group Cobb Surgical Associates
1810 Mulkey Rd Ste 105
Austell, GA 30106
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    Dr. Lightfoot's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Biliary Drainage
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Colectomy
    • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Cystectomy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
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    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Skin Grafts
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
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    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    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

    UNIV OF NC CHAPEL HILL SCH OF MED
    Graduated in 1999

    Internship Hospital

    University of North Carolina School of Medicine

    Residency Hospital

    University of North Carolina School of Medicine

    Fellowship Hospital

    University of North Carolina School of Medicine
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lightfoot & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    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. Lightfoot's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.5
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    4.5 out of 5

    Dr. Lightfoot's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    6 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Lightfoot

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.5 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    WellStar Medical Group Cobb Surgical Associates
    1810 Mulkey Rd Ste 105
    Austell, GA 30106
    (770) 944-0686 (Office)
    (770) 944-6402 (Fax)
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