Dr. Kelly Grow, MD

Dr. Kelly Grow, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
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Dr. Kelly Grow, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Athens, GA. She has been practicing for 19 years.Read her story

340 N Milledge Ave Ste B

Athens, GA 30601

Contact Information

(706) 548-0008

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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Duodenitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nausea
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Grow's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Grow "Dr. Grow graduated with honors in biology from the University of Georgia in Athens where she was a member of several academic honor societies. She received her medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Georgia, and served as class president. Dr. Grow completed her residency in internal medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, and served as chief medical resident. She then completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at Emory, serving as chief fellow. During that time, she was awarded a grant to publish the GIzette Newsletter for the medical school's Division of Digestive Diseases, and received the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America's fellowship in inflammatory bowel disease from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. She served as a clinical skills instructor during both her residency and fellowship. Prior to joining Gastroenterology Associates of Athens in 2009, Dr. Grow was an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Digestive Diseases at Emory University. She has been published in peer-reviewed medical journals, including The Lancet and Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. She is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. In 2015, Dr. Grow and Gastroenterology Associates of Athens became affiliated with Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates."

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

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

  • University Of Georgia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Mercer University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Grow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Grow's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Grow to family and friends
3.6
based on 11 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Grow's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in athens, Ga |
My PCP, who I trust implicitly, sent me to Dr Grow specifically. The fact that he likes and trusts her is all I really need to know. That said, I really like her too. Even though I was meeting her for the first time just before my procedure, she made me feel very comfortable. Everyone involved...more
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in Moultrie, GA |
I love Dr. Kelly Grow and her NP, Melissa Baughcum. They patiently listen to any and all concerns during my visit and thoroughly explain any issues I'm having and carefully review treatment options. I hate steriods and they consistently and seriously take this into consideration. Even when I have...more
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in Athens, GA |
Would be nice if I ever got to see the actual doctor instead of always her PA
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Grow accepts 7 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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Grow has admitting privileges

St. Mary's Health Care System
1230 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606
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Athens Regional Medical Center
1199 Prince Ave
Athens, GA 30606
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