Dr. Kurt F. Heiss, MD

Dr. Kurt F. Heiss, MD

Critical Care Surgery | Male | 61 years old

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Dr. Heiss specializes in Critical Care Surgery and practices in Atlanta, GA. He practices at 1 location.

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in Atlanta, GA |
Dr. Heiss took immaculate care of our daughter and was generous with his time spent with our family discussing her needs. He is dedicated to his profession and a modern surgeon with tons of experience. We are truly greatful that we had him operate on our child, and believe he works out of the best children's hospital in Atlanta. Excellent care, excellent recovery, excellent results!
Atlanta, GA |
While Dr. Heiss comes highly recommended clinically, his office staff makes working with him nearly impossible. One mess-up after another, led to us having no choice but to abandon our child's surgery at the last minute and seek the assistance of another surgeon. Extremely unacceptable and resulted in a waste of 60 days time.
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    Dr. Heiss' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Critical Care Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      Malpractice Claim

      Dr. Heiss has 1 malpractice claim

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      • Settlement (6/27/2014)
      • Amount or Range: $1,000,000.00
      • State: Georgia
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    • General Surgery
    • Pediatric Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Appendicitis
    • Blood Disorders
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Umbilical Hernia

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Michigan Medical School

      Graduated in 1983

    • Residency Hospital
      University Mich Hosps

      Completed in 1989

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Hospital Sick Chldn

      Completed in 1991

      University Mich Hospital

      Completed in 1987

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Critical Care Surgery
    • Pediatric Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open

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