Dr. Alan Herline, MD

Dr. Alan Herline, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Alan Herline, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery and surgery.

Augusta University Medical Center

1120 15th St

Augusta, GA 30912
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Anal Disorders
normal
more than 80% of peers
Colectomy
normal
more than 75% of peers
Hemorrhoids
normal
more than 67% of peers

Dr. Herline'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.

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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

  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Lahey Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Herline has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Herline's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Herline to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Herline'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)

Dr, Herline done my surgery in 2009 at Vanderbuilt , He done a great job without any problems , i was back up and going without any problems in a few weeks, i recommend him 100%
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Dr. Herline is the most caring, knowledgeable doctor that I have ever met. He was my surgeon at Vandy and I do not know if I would have made it through all the surgeries if not for his expertise and such positive caring nature. I recommend him to anyone who needs this type of surgery or treatment....more
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Dr. Alan Heirline saved my life! I met him when I was referred to him by another doctor at another hospital. He performed three major surgeries for me over the course of two years. He is so easy to talk to and I felt totally at ease with all of my surgeries with him because he took the time to...more
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Dr. Herline has a kind and caring bedside manner. He alleviates fears by taking the time and attention to answer all questions that you may have. He is proactive in his discussion with the patient and family. He is present when listening and understands that this is scary for the patient. He is...more
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