Dr. Chris Malone, MD

Dr. Chris Malone, MD

PhlebologyMaleAge 64

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(574) 307-6755

Dr. Chris Malone, MD is a Phlebologist in Watkinsville, GA. He is affiliated with Saint Mary's Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Malone to book an appointment.

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Athens Vein & Thoracic Specialists

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Athens Vein & Thoracic Specialists1181 Langford Dr Bldg 300 Ste 104 Watkinsville, GA 30677
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    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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Dr. Malone's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Malone

4.9

Based on 166 ratings

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  • Explained conditions well (165)
  • Listened & answered questions (165)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (165)
What could be improved
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Everything was great with my visits.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Anonymous – May 07, 2021
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very professional stafff
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Anonymous – May 05, 2021
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Kelley is very through in her work and always willing to explain what she is doing.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Anonymous – May 01, 2021
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They have all been great. I would highly recommend Dr. Malone to anyone who may need a vein specialist.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Lori W. – Apr 29, 2021
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When I come in for my appointment everyone is so pleasant!!! They really do listen and explain everything very well!! Again great doctor and great group of people!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Barbara L. – Apr 21, 2021
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all good
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Anonymous – Apr 20, 2021
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Super nice. Made me extremely comfortable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Chastity A. – Apr 20, 2021
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My legs haven't looked or felt this great in years. What a kind, compassionate and professional staff Dr. Malone has! You can really tell they enjoy what they do and care that you have a great experience with excellent results! I can't wait to wear my shorts this summer!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Edwina T. – Apr 17, 2021
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The staff are patient and professional and honestly make me feel like a VIP.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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R. S. – Apr 09, 2021
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Dr. Malone helped me sort out the medically problematic veins in my legs, and Nurse Gamboa is sorting out the aesthetic vein work. I appreciate that they can handle both so capably.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Anonymous – Apr 09, 2021
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I was very worried about my legs and veins. Dr Malone and his staff were very informative with everything. I was hesitant at first but everything went as planned and explained. I have had great results so far.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jennifer S. – Apr 07, 2021
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My experience has been exceptional from the moment I called to schedule a consultation. Everyone in the office is willing to answer questions and they take their time with each patient.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Heather D. – Apr 06, 2021
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everything was done quickly ad explained clearly, friendly staff
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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H. F. – Mar 31, 2021
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Bilateral venous ablation. Dr. Malone was professional yet approachable, answered all my questions with easy to understand instructions.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kimberly W. – Mar 23, 2021
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Dr. Malone and his staff are wonderful.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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M. W. – Mar 22, 2021
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My visit today was prompt, professional and attentive to my concerns. I have returned to Athens Vein and Thoracic for care over several years because of the personal attention I receive from both the medical and office staff. I highly recommend this practice. .
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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D. B. – Mar 16, 2021
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Very relaxed. The whole office staff make you feel really good about your decision to have the procedure done.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Irene P. – Mar 16, 2021
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Everyone is very helpful and informative in this office. They work well together to accomplish what they need to get done and I always feel like they provide good customer service. Plus a nice touch--they remember my name. :) It does make a difference.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Lisa R. – Mar 12, 2021
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So impressed with the knowledge, experience and people-skills by all the folks encountered here,
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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P. F. – Mar 11, 2021
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happy to have a diagnosis and successful treatment of vein issues; would recommend to others
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Anonymous – Mar 09, 2021
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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Check if Dr. Malone treats your condition or procedure

Dr. Malone's conditions and procedures:

  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphedema
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Phlebectomy
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Spider Veins
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vein Ablation
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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(574) 307-6755

Dr. Malone accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Ameritas
Anthem
Blue Choice PPO, EPO-GA
Blue Choice-GA HMO-POS
Blue Essential Open Access-GA HMO
Blue Essential Open Access-GA POS
Blue Essential-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue HSA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HSA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Select Network)-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Small Grp)-GA POS
Blue Open Access-GA HMO
BlueChoice Healthcare Plan-GA
BlueChoice-GA HMO
BlueChoice-GA POS
BlueChoice-GA PPO
Healthy Support Open Access-GA POS
Healthy Support-GA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway Enhanced (Small Grp)-GA
Pathway Guided Access Products-GA HMO
Pathway Guided Access-GA
Pathway Products - Pathway Network-GA HMO
Pathway X (on Exchange)-GA HMO
Pathway X Guided Access-GA
Pathway X Guided Access-GA HMO
Pathway-GA HMO
State Health Network - SHBP-GA
Traditional / Indemnity-GA
Traditional Health Plan-GA
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Guardian
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
MetLife
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Wells Fargo Insurance

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Chris Malone is a leading Thoracic Surgeon in Northeast Georgia performing minimally invasive and traditional surgery for lung and esophageal cancers,...Read more

Biography

Dr. Chris Malone, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Watkinsville, GA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston in 1981.

Specialties

  • Phlebology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1986
Univerisity Of Texas Medical School
Residency Hospital
1982
Memorial Hermann Hospital
Internship Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Chris Malone, MD?

Call (574) 307-6755 to make an appointment. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Chris Malone, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Malone has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Chris Malone, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Chris Malone, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Malone's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Chris Malone, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Chris Malone, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Malone frequently treats Decortication and Pleurectomy, Empyema, and Esophageal Cancer. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Malone treats.

Where is Dr. Chris Malone, MD's office located?

Dr. Malone's office is located at 1181 Langford Dr Bldg 300 Ste 104, Watkinsville, GA 30677. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Malone is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Saint Mary's Hospital

Athens, GA

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)