Dr. Desha Secrest, MD

Dr. Desha Secrest, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Desha Secrest, MD is a family medicine specialist in Cartersville, GA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in family medicine.

150 Gentilly Blvd

Cartersville, GA 30120

Contact Information

(770) 382-2580

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 9 More

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Dr. Secrest's Experience

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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Secrest "Today, the Harbin Clinic is the largest privately owned multi-specialty physician group in Georgia. The staff includes 140 doctors who represent more 30 different medical specialties and sub-specialties including medical and radiation oncology. The Harbin Clinic offers full lab and radiology services, including a 64-slice CT Scanner, High-Field MRI, Extremity MRI and bone densitometry. Harbin Clinic s main campus is located at 1825 Martha Berry Boulevard in Rome, Georgia. There are 20 satellite offices located throughout Rome, Calhoun, Cartersville, Cedartown, Adairsville, and Summerville."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

151  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Mole Removal
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vulvar Biopsy
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Atlanta Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Secrest has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Secrest's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Secrest to family and friends
14 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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

Dr. Secrest's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

You will not find a more caring, competent and professional physician than Dr. Secrest.
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Personable, professional, knowledgeable, respectful, takes adequate time with patient. The best. I am very satisfied with Dr. Secrest as my doctor and have referred many of my friends to her.
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I've had many doctors in my lifetime. This young lady is "Top shelf"! Learned, attentive, engaging, proactive, thorough, compassionate, wise. If you are fortunate enough to have a provider such as her or her as your provider count your blessings.
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Dr. Secrest is one of the best doctors I have ever gone to. She is attentive and thorough. She actually listens to what you tell her and does not try to prescribe a pill and push you out of the office. She schedules necessary test and helps you to decide the best course of action. When you return...more
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Takes time listen to what's wrong, rather than assume what's wrong. I have doctors at Emory and I like her better than some of them! I've recommended Dr. Secrest to a LOT of my friends and family! And will continue to do so!
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