Dr. John Cheape, MD

Dr. John Cheape, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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60 y/o
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Dr. John Cheape, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

Colon & Rectal Surgery Associates

1348 Walton Way Ste 6500

Augusta, GA 30901
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost

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Top Care Areas

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

Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Excision of Rectal Tumor
very high
more than 97% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Cheape'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.

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

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 South Alabama Medical College-Mobile Al
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Carraway Methodist and Medical Center-Burmingham Al
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical College Of Georgia-Augusta Ga
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida-Ft Lauderdale Fl
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cheape has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cheape's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheape to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Cheape'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

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Cheape is a very personable and down to earth surgeon. He did a wonderful job and made my experience as pleasant as it could be. He tells you exactly what to expect and follows through with you at the hospital and follow up visits. I would recommend him to anyone having surgery. He saved my...more
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Very caring, knowledgeable and excellent and helping you fully understand pre and post surgery as well as the extent of what he is going to do/perform.
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