Dr. David Terris, MD

Dr. David Terris, MD

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Endocrine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
55 y/o
(23)

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Dr. David Terris, MD is an endocrine surgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Duke University in 1988 and specializes in endocrine surgery and ear, nose, and throat.

Augusta University Medical Center

1447 HARPER ST BP 4109

Augusta, GA 30912
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio

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Dr. Terris' Experience

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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Terris "We have a very specialized practice focused exclusively on thyroid and parathyroid diseases. We do hundreds and hundreds of thyroid and parathyroid surgeries each year, but provide a personalized and customized approach for which the institution is known. We offer a streamlined process called "on-stop care" which is especially valuable for our patients who fly in for surgery, or drive long distances."
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Specialties

  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

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

  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Deafness
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroiditis
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Duke University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Stanford Med Sch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Stanford Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Stanford Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Terris has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Terris' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Terris to family and friends
4.8
based on 23 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Terris' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Columbia, SC |
I had a very good experience. The staff are organized, efficient and professional. They answered all questions thoroughly. I never needed anything stronger than Tylenol after surgery.0
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in Toomsboro, GA |
Dr. Terris and the staff of Augusta University Hospital were by far the most courteous and efficient group if professionals. My surgery was great and the scar almost invisible
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in Forsyth,Ga |
I had one parathyroid and right thyroid removed Fri AM. I returned to motel room two hrs later. Shopped shortly at Bonaventure golf and drove home Sat AM Very little pain. Church Sunday AM. Dr. Terris has great Dr office manners. Called me in room later after surgery. I would definitely recommend...more
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Tillson, NY |
Having thyroid surgery was a bit of a surprise for me. I actually went in for a weight consult and they found what they called a swollen area on my thyroid gland. Thankfully,my physician Dr.Kile referred me to Dr. David Terris. Dr. Terris and his staff gave professional and quality care to me from...more
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in Augusta, GA |
What a wonderful doctor. Dr Terris did my parathyroid surgery. Very skilled at his job and a caring doctor. Made my husband and I very comfortable about my surgery. His staff was great also. Highly recommend
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Terris accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Choice HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Meritain Health
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Terris has admitting privileges

Augusta University Medical Center
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912
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Aiken Regional Medical Center
302 University Pkwy
Aiken, SC 29801
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Doctors Hospital
3651 Wheeler Rd
Augusta, GA 30909
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