Dr. John Gott, MD

Dr. John Gott, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. John Gott, MD is a general surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery.

95 Collier Rd NW Ste 5015

Atlanta, GA 30309

Contact Information

(404) 605-5699

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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Vascular Disease
more than 80% of peers
Lung Surgery
more than 79% of peers
Partial Lung Collapse
more than 71% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • University Of Kentucky
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Louisville Affiliated Hospitals-Straight Surgical Internship
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • American Cancer Society
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of Louisville Affiliated Hospitals-General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Emory University-Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • One Hundred Forty First Commencement Address, 1997
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1980
  • Lange Medical Publications Award, 1980
  • Piedmont Peach Award, 2001
  • Finalist, Resident Prize Competition, 1988
  • Barnett Scholarship, 1979
  • Phi Kappa Phi, 1981
  • Finalist, Resident Prize Competition, 1986
  • Henry Gray Barbour Memorial Prize in Pharmacology, 1979
  • AMA Physician's Recognition Award, 1994
  • Piedmont Hospital Montague Boyd Award, 2002
  • Dean's Award for The Outstanding Member of the Graduating Class (Medical School), 1981
  • Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 1981
  • C.M. Edelin Award for Outstanding Resident Research Paper, 1986
  • Administrative Cheif Resident, General Surgery, 1986
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. John Gott, MD
I had an extra heart beat. My mytro valve was ballooned like an old type parachute, was leaking & ready to fail. Dr. Gott repaired that valve and this stopped the extra beats. He probably extended my life by many years. Dr. Gott is a very talented, kind & caring physician. He came highly...Read More
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David C. Shelby in Senoia, GA – Mar 24, 2018
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I had Heart Bypass Surgery 4 weeks ago and I can't speak highly enough of Dr. Gott and his staff. I was pleasantly surprised to find a surgeon that actually cares, its easy to find cold professionals but not Compassionate Professionals. Dr. Gott is a cut above, He is patient, kind, not in a hurry,...Read More
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Les – Mar 01, 2018
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My husband had to have a heart valve replaced and we found Dr. Gott to be a very wonderful doctor. He took time to explain everything to my husband and myself before the surgery as well as to give me, our children and Kenneth's sibling all the information and time that we needed after the surgery...Read More
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Kenneth and Pat Ackey in Newnan, GA – Sep 13, 2017
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Dr. Gott saved my life and now I feel great. Thank you , God bless you !
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Sorin in Palmetto, GA – Jan 28, 2016
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