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

(404) 605-5699

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wallace performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Wallace's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wallace "Special interest in minimally invasive surgery"

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Wallace does not have any board certifications listed.

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • 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
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Wallace has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Wallace has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wallace's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wallace to family and friends
7 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Wallace's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...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...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...more
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