Dr. Leon N. Sykes Jr, MD

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Specializes in Critical Care Surgery • Male • Age 62

840 Pine St Suite 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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Medical Center of Central Georgia
777 Hemlock Street
Macon, GA 31201

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840 Pine St Suite 710
Macon, GA 31201
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    Dr. Sykes Jr' Experience

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    Specialties

    • Critical Care Surgery
    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Critical Care Surgery, 1996
    • General Surgery, 2013
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, 1986
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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
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • 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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    Awards & Recognitions

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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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    Is Dr. Sykes Jr accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • State Farm
    • Travelers
    • Tricare
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    • United Healthcare
    • WellCare
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    Office Locations

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    840 Pine St Suite 710
    Macon, GA 31201
    (478) 633-1458 (Office)
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