Dr. John Pattaras, MD

Dr. John Pattaras, MD

Endourology  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Pattaras, MD is an endourology doctor who practices in Atlanta, GA. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Read his story

5673 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd # 350A

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

(404) 778-4898

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Kidney Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
more than 78% of peers
Kidney Stones
more than 77% of peers

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Dr. Pattaras' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pattaras "I started at Emory University School of Medicine in 2000 as Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery for the Department of Urology. I completed a 6 year residency and fellowships in Prostate cancer research as well as Laparoscopy/Endourology prior to moving to Atlanta. After 14 years at the University Hospital, I was chosen to start our Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital location in 2013 with a focus on building the robotics and prostate cancer programs. I have become the Chief of Emory services and Chief of Urology at Emory Saint Joseph's. I'n 2016, I was awarded the James C. Kennedy Chair of Prostate Surgery through Emory University and Winship Cancer Institute."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pattaras "I stress patient education and shared decision making. Our prostate cancer multidisciplinary clinic focuses on reviewing the patient's status and helping them understand surgery, radiation or active surveillance options.

For kidney cancer I stress treatment of the cancer with as much preservation of the remaining kidney.

I am an educator and as an Associate Professor of Urology within the Emory University School of Medicine I have trained dozens of surgeons and continue to teach residents and seasoned surgeons."



  • Endourology
  • Prostate Oncology
  • Urology

Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Laparoscopic Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Radical Prostate Removal
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance

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.


  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Geo Washington University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • North Shore University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • National Institutes Of Health National Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pattaras has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pattaras' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pattaras to family and friends
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Pattaras' Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Cumming, GA |
Dr. Pattaras saved my life. He is exceptionally thorough and informative and always takes all the time I need to answer every question I have. He is as caring as he is skilled as a surgeon. I wish I could give him 100 stars. I could never thank him enough for all that he has done. I don't know of any other doctor who combines so many great qualities. I can't say enough great things about him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pattaras accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Pattaras has admitting privileges

Emory University Hospital
1364 Clifton Road North East
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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