Dr. David Cheatham, MD

Dr. David Cheatham, MD

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Pediatrics  |  
Male  |  
64 y/o
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Dr. David Cheatham, MD is a pediatrics doctor who practices in Waycross, GA. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

Beacon Pediatrics

810 Beacon St

Waycross, GA 31501
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Accepted insurance

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

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Dr. Cheatham's Experience

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Dr. Cheatham's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pediatrics
1

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bird Flu
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Canker Sore
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Fever
  • Food Poisoning
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Headache
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Impetigo
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Newborn Hypoxemia
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Newborn Noninfectious Diarrhea
  • Newborn Swelling
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyuria
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Ringworm
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Still's Disease
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Swine Flu
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tonsillitis
  • Torticollis
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Phenylketonuria Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sickle Cell Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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 Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Emory U Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Emory U Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cheatham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cheatham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheatham to family and friends
3.9
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Cheatham's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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Every visit is a phenomenal thorough examination. Excellent pediatrician who provides excellent care & medical expertise for my child!!!
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He's absolutely, hands down,the best pediatrician around . He has taken excellent care of my 9 year old grandson since he was born. My grandson has had multiple health issues, and Dr. Cheatham has always sent him to the best specialists in the state. I highly recommend Dr. Cheatham to anyone...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cheatham accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Cheatham has admitting privileges

Memorial Satilla Hospital
1900 Tebeau St
Waycross, GA 31501
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