Dr. Joel Box, MD

Dr. Joel Box, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Joel Box, MD is a general surgery specialist in Calhoun, GA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med in 1991 and specializes in general surgery and complex general surgical oncology.

1035 Red Bud Rd NE Ste 105

Calhoun, GA 30701

Contact Information

(706) 602-8300

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Box'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
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone

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

  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Georgia Baptist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Box has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Box's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Box to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Box is a very good Dr. Only wish he would have spent sometime talking to me before and after my procedure. Once in the office though answers all my questions and was very pleasant to speak with. I would definitely recommend this doctor.
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