Dr. Earle Gunn III, MD

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Dr. Earle Gunn III, MD

General Surgery | Male

NE Georgia Surgical Healthcare 740 Prince Ave Ste 1B, Athens, GA 30606 Get Directions
(706) 549-5554

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Dr. Gunn III specializes in General Surgery and practices in Athens, GA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      Dr. Gunn III accepts 26 insurance carriers

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      26 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

      • Aetna
      • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
      • Assurant Health
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
      • CHAMPVA
      • Cigna
      • Commercial Insurance Company
      • CoreSource
      • Coventry Health Care
      • Group Health Cooperative
      • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
      • Humana
      • Kaiser Permanente
      • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
      • Medicaid
      • Medical Mutual of Ohio
      • Medico
      • Meritain Health
      • MultiPlan
      • Planned Administration Inc
      • Pyramid Life
      • Tricare
      • UnitedHealthCare
      • Universal American
      • WellCare

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      3.8 based on 6 responses
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (5)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (5)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Gunn III's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (6)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (5)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        31 – 45 minutes (6)
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      I was diagnosed with Cancer. Dr Gunn was excellent at explain the options, what pros and cons there were to each and what the biopsy report meant. he explained how the surgery would work exactly and what I should expect that day. He also spent time explaining how the type of cancer I have works and how fast it moves. He left a lot of time for questions, answered all of my question as well as why he would recommend 1 solution over another.
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      Specialties

      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Abscess
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Fissure
      • Aneurysm
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Cancer
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Diverticulum
      • Fracture
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gallbladder Cancer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hidradenitis
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Rib Fracture
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Ulcer
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
      • Bile Duct Procedure
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Breast Reconstruction
      • Breast Reduction
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Excision of Breast Tumor
      • Excision of Rectal Tumor
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hepatectomy
      • Hernia Repair
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparotomy
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Parathyroidectomy
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
      • Puncture Aspiration
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
      • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
      • Sphincterotomy
      • Splenectomy
      • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroidectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Wound Repair

      Background Check

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        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Georgia.

      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med

        Graduated in 1983

      • Residency Hospital
        Med College Of Ga Hospital and Cli

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Gunn III's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Gunn III's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Gunn III

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients