Dr. Irwin Best, MD

Dr. Irwin Best, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Irwin Best, MD is a general surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry in 1983 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

1364 CLIFTON RD NE STE AG05

Atlanta, GA 30322

Contact Information

(404) 712-7033

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Port Placements or Replacements
high
more than 85% of peers
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
normal
more than 82% of peers
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
normal
more than 78% of peers

Dr. Best's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

13  Procedures

  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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

  • Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Stony Brook University Hospital S U N Y Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Stony Brook University Hospital S U N Y Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Stony Brook University Hospital S U N Y Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Best has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Best's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Best to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Best's 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
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