Dr. John Issis, MD

Dr. John Issis, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Issis, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Bessemer, AL. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

985 9th Ave SW Ste 507

Bessemer, AL 35022

Contact Information

(205) 481-7485

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Issis' Experience

Dr. Issis' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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 Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Carraway Meth Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Meridia Huron Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Metrohealth St Luke's Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Issis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Issis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Issis to family and friends
based on 17 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Issis' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Calera, AL |
Dr. Moeliinger removed my thyroid, and Dr. Issis removed my appendix a year later. Hands down the BEST doctors. Both doctors went ABOVE and BEYOND. Excellent communication skills, and superb bedside manners. Cannot say one thing bad, just Excellent doctors.
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in Birmingham, AL |
Terrific doctor! I can't say enough great things about Dr. Issis. He removed my gallbladder a couple of weeks ago & I didn't realize how much pain I was in prior until now. He took his time explaining everything to me. I was referred to him by a nurse friend & to be honest I was hesitant at first...more
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in Kingsport, TN |
Dr. Issis agreed to see me on very short notice I had seen a doctor in the Bristol TN area. He had me so confused and worried. Dr. Issis could not even make sense of the report I had been given so he took the time to personal review my films. He assured me everything was ok and was even able to...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Issis accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Issis has admitting privileges

UAB Hospital
1802 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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