Dr. Sidney L. Stapleton, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 74

1045 Sycamore Dr Suite 2
Decatur, GA 30030
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Dr. Stapleton:

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Dr. Stapleton's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Dekalb Medical
2701 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033

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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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Stapleton

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Surgical Associates
Surgical Associates, LLC
1045 Sycamore Dr Suite 2
Decatur, GA 30030
2665 N Decatur Rd
Decatur, GA 30033
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    Dr. Stapleton's Experience

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Adrenalectomy
    • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Appendectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Surgical Procedures
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colon Resection Surgery
    • Colon Surgery
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Surgery
    • Hepatectomy
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures
    • Laparotomy
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    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Minimally-Invasive Surgery
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Parathyroid Surgery
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Sentinel Node Biopsy
    • Splenectomy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Surgery
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Gallstones
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
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    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Stapleton

    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 School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1962

    Internship Hospital

    University MD
    Complete in 1967

    Residency Hospital

    University MD
    Complete in 1968
    University Va
    Complete in 1971
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Stapleton & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    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. Stapleton's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Dekalb Medical where Dr. Stapleton has admitting privileges:

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Stapleton

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stapleton to family and friends

    25 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Stapleton's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    24 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 25 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Stapleton
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    25 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Stapleton accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Surgical Associates
    Surgical Associates, LLC
    1045 Sycamore Dr Suite 2
    Decatur, GA 30030
    (404) 501-7081 (Office)
    (404) 419-1680 (Fax)
    • Parking: Free Parking
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    2665 N Decatur Rd
    Decatur, GA 30033
    (404) 501-7081 (Office)
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