Dr. Byron Cotton, MD

Dr. Byron Cotton, MD

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Age 62
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Dr. Byron Cotton, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Decatur, GA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in pediatrics and adolescent medicine.

2785 Lawrenceville Hwy Ste 207

Decatur, GA 30033

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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Dr. Cotton's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Acne
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
Asthma
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Blood Disorders
Breast Diseases
Cellulitis
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic Constipation
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Colic
Congenital Diseases
Constipation
Cough
Dementia or Depression Screening
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Ear Ache
Ear Infection
Earwax Removal
Eye Disease
Folliculitis
Ganglion Cyst
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Growth Delay
Hearing Screening
High Cholesterol
Hives
Hypertension
Immunization
Influenza (Flu)
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Obesity
Otitis Media
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pediatric Obesity
Pharyngitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Rapid Flu Test
Scabies
Skin Allergy
Skin Infections
Strep Throat
Wellness Examination
Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

At Kids & Teens Primary Healthcare, it is our philosophy to provide comprehensive healthcare by adhering to a standard of care as outlined by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Treatment is rendered at the individualized level to children of all ...

Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Adolescent Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Education

  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Henry Ford Hosp
    Residency Hospital
  • 1985
    Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1985

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Voted Atlanta Top Doctor in Atlanta Magazine, 07/2011
  • Voted Top Doctor in Atlanta Magazine, 07/2009
  • Voted Top Doctor in Atlanta Magazine, 08/2010

Dr. Cotton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cotton

2.9

Based on 14 reviews

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There office is good but they charge the petition $25 for no shows and if you call they said we didn’t get that call if you show them prove that you called and left voice messages still will said something and will get your money, the women by the name of Tina will talk to you super unprofessional...Read More
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Dr. Cotton and his Associates doctor are great, but his nursing staff leaves a lot to be desired. There is no communication when your child is taken out of the room for a test, he/she is left unattended during that test and the parents are unaware that the child is left unattended.
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I have been seeing Dr. Cotton for years. He is very personable. The new Nurse Practitioner is very personable and professional as well. They do have some new staff changes which I expect at some point when seeing a pediatrician. There was a transition I think that had to do with getting the new...Read More
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Incredibly poor office staff. Waited over an hour before leaving when we were told they didn't know how long it would be before we would be seen.
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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Assurant Health
Bronze Plan 001 HDHP
Health Access - Enhanced
Silver Plan 002 PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Choice Test HMO
Blue Open Access POS
Direct Access w/HSA
Buckeye Community Health Plan
Medicare
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Humana HMO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Preferred PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Medicaid
Amerigroup
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Tricare
Prime
Standard
TriCare for Life
Tricare HMO
Tricare PPO
TRICARE Reserve Select
Tricare South
UnitedHealthCare
Basic PPO
Choice
Choice EPO
Choice HMO
Choice Plus Test
Choice Plus Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS
Choice Plus Test PPO
Golden Rule HMO
Golden Rule POS
Golden Rule PPO
Options PPO
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
WellCare
WellCare PPO

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