Dr. John Rhee, MD

Dr. John Rhee, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(73)
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Dr. John Rhee, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Atlanta, GA. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.Read his story

59 Executive Park South NE # 2000

Atlanta, GA 30329

Contact Information

(404) 778-3350

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Rhee's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rhee "Dr. Rhee is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in spinal surgery. In his career, he has performed thousands of spinal surgeries, published numerous research articles, given numerous lectures at national and international meetings, edited several authoritative textbooks on spinal surgery, and taught numerous other surgeons how to perform spinal surgery. His particular interest is on the surgical treatment of complex cervical spinal disorders, but he performs the entire spectrum of spinal surgery, from the least invasive to major spinal deformity correction."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of California, San Francisco (Ucsf)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Washington University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rhee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rhee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rhee to family and friends
4.8
based on 73 total reviews (44 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (73)

  • 5
    (68)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Rhee'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 (44)

in Atlanta, GA |
Dr. Rhee’ bedside manner and level of care and explanations are second to none! He made me feel very comfortable having a second cervical fusion. The problems that I existed before the surgery are gone. I am now on the road to recovery. Dr. Rhee and his office staff, especially Ms. Dundee, habe...more
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in Alpharetta, GA |
Dr Rhee literally improved my quality of life 100%. He is such an amazing doctor , and successfully removed a benign bone tumor called an ostiod osteoma in my C7. I saw 2 other doctors that couldn't diagnose but Dr Rhee Knew what tests to take to figure out. I had 2 years of sleepless nights and...more
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in Albany, TX/Snellville, GA |
I highly recommend Dr. Rhee, his staff and Emory University Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital. I hope I never have back problems again, but Dr. Rhee is the only doctor I would consider in the event of a reoccurrence.
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in Chatsworth |
Dr. Rhee was very professional and courteous. I had to use a walker or be in a wheelchair prior to surgery and I am able to walk now. I still have pain and can't do strenuous things, but I'm mobile. Thank you so much Dr. Rhee
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in Conyers |
Dr Rhee is the best. First he did a cervical fusion C4-C7 that cured my finger numbness instantly. Next he had to re-build my spine from T1-L5. I was unable to walk or stand more then 15 seconds for months. Instant relief, able to stand and walk again. He gave me my life back. Dr Rhee's staff and...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rhee accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Rhee has admitting privileges

Emory University Hospital
1364 Clifton Road North East
Atlanta, GA 30322
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