Dr. Africa Wallace, MD

Dr. Africa Wallace, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Africa Wallace, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 5 years. She graduated from Georgetown University in 2003 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

95 Collier Rd NW Ste 2055

Atlanta, GA 30309

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wallace's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wallace performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Wallace performs this procedure more than 87% of her peers

Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wallace performs Lung Surgery more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Wallace performs this procedure more than 87% of her peers

Pulmonary Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wallace treats Pulmonary Disease more than 77% of her peers

Dr. Wallace treats this condition more than 77% of her peers

Dr. Wallace's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mediastinoscopy
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracotomy
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Special interest in minimally invasive surgery

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 2013
    Upmc Presby
    Fellowship Hospital
    2013
  • 2010
    Georgetown U-Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    2010
  • 2004
    Georgetown Univ Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    2004
  • 2003
    Georgetown University
    Medical School
    2003
  • 1999
    Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School
    1999

Dr. Wallace's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wallace

4.1

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
71.42857142857143%
(5)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
14.285714285714286%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(1)

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One star is being generous. When you call the office to try and get someone to call you back because your parent is in pain after having a stent placed AND IT TAKES DAYS to get a call back. The last time it took THREE DAYS of me calling to get someone to speak to the doctor and call me back. Now I...Read More
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As a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, I can tell you what makes a good surgeon is not just good surgical technique, but also wise precaution. My critically ill mother had complications with a surgery that was then referred to Dr. Wallace. Dr. Wallace assessed the situation diagnostically and made a...Read More
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A wonderful surgeon, very skilled and a terrific person and a very caring physician.
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My family physician referred me to Dr. Wallace after another Thoracic Surgeon misdiagnosed and unsuccessfuly operated on me. This turned out to be the best thing she could have done. Dr. Wallace was knowledgeable, caring, understanding, thorough and extremely nice. I'm not sure if I've ever felt as...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Classic Blue
Humana
Choice Care PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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UPMC Presbyterian

Pittsburgh, PA