Dr. Joseph Mims, MD

Dr. Joseph Mims, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Joseph Mims, MD is a general surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

95 Collier Rd NW Ste 6015

Atlanta, GA 30309

Contact Information

(404) 351-5959

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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more than 5% of peers
Thyroid Cancer
more than 5% of peers
Thyroid Disease
more than 5% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

17  Conditions Treated

  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Storm
  • Thyroiditis
  • Thyroxine Plasma Membrane Transport Defect

3  Procedures

  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid

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.


  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Emory University Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • AOA Medical Honor Society, September
  • Atlanta Magazine - Top Doctors, 2000
Media & Publications

Dr. Mims has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mims' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mims to family and friends
17 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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  • 1

Dr. Mims' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

worst surgeon you can find, very incompetent. His assistant Alta is also very rude and not helpful.
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Don't just take this doctor's words as the truth. Dr. Joseph Mims is very reckless and negligent. Dr. Mims' greed for money is stronger than providing his patients with treatment options that are nonsurgical. Dr. Mims' professional judgment is only to profit money. No matter what condition you...more
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Run away from this doctor. He is greedy, his patients are a number, and does not care about their diagnosis. He is very quick to offer surgery to make money. He is very quiet and does not provide any additional information. I was fooled by his sweet approach. Seek a second opinion if he suggest or...more
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Dr. Mims performed my parathyroid surgery in 2016. I was extremely pleased with his surgical skills, his kind and professional bedside manner and the excellent outcome of my surgery. I would use him for all other surgeries I may encounter in my life or those of my family members. My parathyroid...more
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Absolutely love Dr. Mims...very knowledgeable, kind, detailed-oriented, personable--so many wonderful adjectives that I could use to describe him. If I ever have surgery again, I would want Dr. Mims to performed the procedure...highly recommend!!!
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