Dr. Deborah Kowalchuk, MD

Dr. Deborah Kowalchuk, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 38
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Dr. Deborah Kowalchuk, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Johns Creek, GA and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med in 2008 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read her story

6335 Hospital Pkwy Ste 200

Johns Creek, GA 30097

Contact Information

(404) 575-4500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kowalchuk performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Morton's Neuroma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Sprain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Kowalchuk's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kowalchuk "Welcome to Resurgens Orthopaedics. We are excited to provide you with the highest level of care and compassion possible. At Resurgens, we understand that individuals have many choices for their injuries and ailments and choosing a physician can be overwhelming. So please allow me to take this time to introduce myself as well as my philosophy of individualized health care. First of all, I believe that it is my responsibility to be your partner in your recovery. This partnership starts with listening to your concerns at each visit along with your goals of treatment. Whether your goal is to get back to everyday athletics, return to everyday activities, or wear shoes without constant pain, establishing the goals of treatment and managing expectations is an important part of any healthcare partnership. Secondly, I believe it is my duty to provide you with all the information necessary to help you understand your injury and guide you in your treatment decisions. As a fellowship trained foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon, I will be your expert resource for the most up to date evidence on both non-operative and operative treatments. Together,we can develop a treatment strategy and maximize your potential outcome. Finally, I believe that all patients should be treated with compassion and respect. Any injury, regardless of how big or small, can disrupt our quality of life. I will work with you, providing high quality care in order to improve yourquality of life and get back on your feet."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kowalchuk "Our mission is to provide excellent, patient-focused and comprehensive musculoskeletal care to the Atlanta community and surrounding areas."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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19  Procedures

  • Ankle Replacement
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University of Massachusetts / Worcester Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Foundation for Orthopaedic Athletic and Reconstructive Research
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kowalchuk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kowalchuk's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kowalchuk to family and friends
4 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kowalchuk's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

1st.appt. The interaction was so quick I asked the nurse to provide a dictation summary, which the nurse kindly posted to the portal. 2nd appt. Raised my concern of ongoing issues and was met with a defensive posture and reluctance to pursue remedies or further investigation. 3rd appt. She...more
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debra was able to heal my ,foot when two other doctors wanted to amputate my foot. I am so glad she was able to heal it. now i will be able to walk again
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Highly Recommend! I have been to three different doctors all over Georgia, and was beginning to think I was going to have to live with the pain in my foot from an accident I was in years ago. Dr.Kowalchuk was knowledgeable, kind, and made me feel comfortable in the decision to get surgery to try...more
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My experience with this doctor was unfortunately unsatisfactory. She was unwilling to listen and dismissed my symptoms. Extremely long wait times with no explanation or apology. I have very positive experiences with this resurgens office with other doctors but would not recommend this doctor.
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