Dr. David Kooby, MD

Dr. David Kooby, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. David Kooby, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in surgical oncology.

1365 Clifton Road North East

Atlanta, GA 30322

Contact Information

(404) 778-3307

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 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. Kooby performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pancreatic Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Splenectomy
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Kooby'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

  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

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50  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paracentesis
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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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

  • Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Meml Sloan Kettering Canc Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kooby has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kooby's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kooby to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Kooby's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Thank you so much to Dr kooby and staff for taking care of me, making me feel more relaxed and not as scared about having surgery. The skills and knowledge Dr kooby and staff have are amazing!
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I was told by my dr that I had a mass in my pancreas. He also told me that he took it upon himself to call a surgical oncologist that he highly respected....Dr. Kooby....and that his office would be calling me. I wanted to go to MD Anderson, but I was too sick to travel so we decided to meet with...more
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