Dr. Kurt Heiss, MD

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Critical Care Surgery | Male

Childrens Physician Group 1975 Century Blvd NE Ste 6 Atlanta, GA 30345 Get Directions
Dr. Kurt Heiss, MD

Dr. Kurt Heiss, MD is a critical care surgery doctor who practices in Atlanta, GA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Heiss is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston.

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Dr. Heiss' Reviews

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3.2
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Heiss' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
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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      • 1
        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