Dr. David Terris, MD

Dr. David Terris, MD

Endocrine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

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

Augusta University Medical Office Building


Augusta, GA 30912
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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."

2  Specialties

  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

67  Conditions Treated

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16  Procedures

  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • 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

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.


  • 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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What People Say About Dr. David Terris, MD
There are no words to express how wonderful Dr. Terris and his team are. My parathyroid surgery was completely uneventful thanks to this wonderful man. All my appointments were handled with grace and ease and I have never encountered such a friendly and knowledgeable staff. I will remain...Read More
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Grateful Patient in Aiken, SC – Jun 07, 2018
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Awesome Doctor! I was 39 and never had any kind of surgery before. After discover of a 3.5 cm nodule on my thyroid , I was scared to death until I found Dr Terris online. His office staff is great. Phone calls are returned in a timely matter. And he is quick to return emails if you have questions....Read More
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Dana Moncus in Rhine – Apr 11, 2018
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Dr. Terris did my thyroid surgery about 4 years ago. Dr. Terris bedside manners were remarkable! His compassion and love for his patients is truly a GOD sent. I am very thankful to have had an encounter such a wonderful physician and staff. Each of you were a blessing to me in my time of visit and...Read More
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Mrs. Hanks – Feb 10, 2018
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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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Columbia, SC – Jan 02, 2018
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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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Tammy in Toomsboro, GA – Dec 06, 2017
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