Dr. Africa F. Wallace, MD

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Dr. Africa F. Wallace, MD

Thoracic Surgery | Female

Piedmont Heart Institute 95 Collier Rd NW Ste 5015, Atlanta, GA 30309 Get Directions
(404) 605-5699

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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 comfortable and confident in a doctor on the 1st visit as I did with Dr. Wallace. I'd rate her 10 stars instead of 5 if I could. Excellent doctor!!
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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracotomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Georgia.

  • 0
    Sanctions

    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.

Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    Georgetown Univ Hosp

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    Georgetown U-Hosp

    Completed in 2010

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Upmc Presby

    Completed in 2013

  • Undergraduate School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1999

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Wallace's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Wallace's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Wallace

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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Dr. Wallace's Care Philosophy

Special interest in minimally invasive surgery