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Specializes in Critical Care Surgery • Male • Age 63

840 Pine St Ste 710
Macon, GA 31201
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Dr. Sykes Jr.' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Sykes Jr. Performs

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
Linden Boulevard At Brookdale Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11212

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Surgical Associates
Surgical Associates
840 Pine St Ste 710
Macon, GA 31201
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    Dr. Sykes Jr.' Experience

    Specialties

    • Critical Care Surgery
    • Cardiac Surgery
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pulmonary Embolism
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    Background Check for Dr. Sykes Jr.

    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

    Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Graduated in 1978

    Internship Hospital

    Mercy Hospital
    Complete in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    Mercy Hospital
    Complete in 1983
    University Of Michigan
    Complete in 1985

    Fellowship Hospital

    Wash Hospital Center
    Complete in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sykes Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Sykes Jr.' Hospital Quality

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • EmblemHealth
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Medicaid
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    • Medicare
    • Oxford Health Plans
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    • Travelers
    • Tricare
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    Office Locations

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    Surgical Associates
    840 Pine St Ste 710
    Macon, GA 31201
    (478) 633-1458 (Office)
    (478) 633-5025 (Fax)
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