Dr. Alan Winston, MD

Dr. Alan Winston, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Alan Winston, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Gainesville, GA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1992 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

200 S Enota Dr NE Ste 380

Gainesville, GA 30501

Contact Information

(770) 219-7099

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • 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. Winston performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Thoracentesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Winston'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • 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

  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Winston has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Winston's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Winston to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Winston'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Winston replaced my aortic valve and did a blocked artery bypass in the same surgery. My entire experience with him could not have been better. He is straightforward and honest about what to do and what to expect. If anyone needs heart or lung surgery, I would encourage them to beat a path...more
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Dr. Winston saved my Father-in-laws life this week. We are very blessed that God put him in our path. We feel like Jack is in the best possible hands with Dr. Winston. The staff at this hospital is amazing. Side note: Gainesville is a very clean hospital and if you are stuck there... the cafeteria...more
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Dr. Winston was exceptional. He explained the aortic value replacement surgery thoroughly. He was the only doctor I interviewed that put me at ease. The other hospitals I researched were Emory and Piedmont in Atlanta. Lacey, the PA , answered so many of my concerns. Both had the best bedside...more
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I am the spouse of a patient and I was there every step of the way. What an incredible and humble doctor. He is extremely well versed in all areas of cardio / thoracic care. I would recommend Dr. Winston to anyone looking for aortic valve replacement. His staff, his PAs, the cardio nurses at...more
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Absolutely the best doctor. He saved my life.! AORTIC HEART VALVE REPLACEMENT
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