Dr. David Dickensheets, MD

Dr. David Dickensheets, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Dickensheets, MD is an infectious disease medicine doctor who practices in Cumming, GA. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

1100 Northside Forsyth Dr Ste 250

Cumming, GA 30041

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Dickensheets' Experience

Dr. Dickensheets' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Infectious Disease Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

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.


  • University Of Rhode Island
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Us Public Health Service Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Roger Williams Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dickensheets has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dickensheets' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dickensheets to family and friends
based on 19 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Dickensheets' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
Cumming, GA |
When a patient is not getting better after 7 months of continuous UTI/VRE related infections, you don't NOT recommend follow-up visits and DO need to return our phone calls re: meds and scheduling office visit. That you don't dare minimize the effects of MRSA and talk down to us, when my mother, brother (and nearly myself) almost DIED from hospital-acquired MRSA. MAJOR ego and uncaring attitude.
Cumming |
Waited 1 full week for a returned phone call to get a hospital follow-up appt, Finally they told me they would rather Mom see another Infectious Disease doctor. This egotistical jerk needs to get over himself & start CARING for his patients, especially ones like my Mom who needed follow-up care for a deadly infectious disease. That when we call to say my Mom can't afford $360 (after insurance) for your prescribed meds, can you prescribe something else, that someone needs to return our call.
Cornelia, GA |
When my own my surgeon was hesitant to readmit me to the hospital after developing an infection, Dr. Dickensheets saw me that same Friday afternoon. After an exam of the wound, Dr. Dickensheets recommended that I go straight to the hospital. His speedy action and accurate analysis of my condition saved me from weeks of misery. While some on this forum may not think he has much of a bedside manner, he is knowledgeable, precise, direct, and never dodged a question! My kind of doc!! 5 stars!!!
Cumming, GA |
If Dr. Dickensheets were the only ID in all of the US, I'd travel outside of the country to see a different ID. I waited one hour after my appointment time (I got there 30 minutes early like instructed, adding insult to injury), only for him to come in and be rude and short with me. He charged me $355 for the 15 minutes he spent with me, which most of the time was spent with me having to repeat myself because he did not listen to me. I feel robbed and he is a disgrace to the medical community.
Cumming, GA |
Unsympathetic, uncaring
in Cumming, GA |
He's rude and overbearing and had the bedside manor if a table leg. God forbid you ask a question, he does not like to be challenged. He may be good at what he does, but after the experience we've had with him, we don't plan on finding out. When I asked what kind of infection my mother had his response was, "it's a big long word". Really ??!! That doesn't inspire trust there doc....
Cumming, GA |
His bedside manner is terrible! I hope no one ever treats his mom the way he treated mine who was a cancer patient.
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Dr. Dickensheets accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    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. Dickensheets has admitting privileges

Northside Hospital - Forsyth
1200 Northside Forsyth Dr
Cumming, GA 30041
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