Dr. John Corbitt, MD

Dr. John Corbitt, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
78 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Corbitt, MD is a general surgery specialist in Atlantis, FL. He specializes in general surgery.

Surgical Specialists of South Florida

142 John F Kennedy Dr

Atlantis, FL 33462
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

Learn about Dr. Corbitt

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Top Care Areas

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

Inguinal Hernia
more than 80% of peers
Ventral Hernia
more than 70% of peers
Umbilical Hernia
more than 70% of peers

Dr. Corbitt'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Corbitt "Dr. Corbitt is a General Surgeon who is specialized in Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures and Breast Disease. He performs the latest procedures for breast care and has the largest, longest running study for nipple sparing skin sparing mastectomies for breast cancer in the U.S. He is currently publishing a study on skin sparing nipple sparing mastectomy and presented his statistics at the 2010 Las Vegas Breast Conference. He has also developed Laparoscopic Hernia Repairs and published multiple papers and instructional books. He does open incisional hernia repairs of all types and is currently using a technique that incorporates a biologic mesh which facilitates the patients care in growth of tissue."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

17  Procedures

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wellington Regional
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Corbitt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Corbitt does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Corbitt and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

JFK Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Corbitt is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Corbitt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Corbitt to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Corbitt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Corbitt is an excellent surgeon, he is innovative and in addition to surgery, he also teaches. I highly recommend him; he and his staff are excellent - he is also very kind, a big plus when you are diagnosed with cancer and terrified.
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