Dr. Luis Galvez, MD

Dr. Luis Galvez, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Luis Galvez, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Universidad Central De Venezuela--Jose Maria Vargas, Escuela De Medicina Jose Maria Vargas in 1980 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 600

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

(404) 257-9000

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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Galvez performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Galvez's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Galvez's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Galvez "A native of Santiago, Chile, Dr. Galvez began his medical studies in Venezuela and received his medical degree from Central University of Venezuela School of Medicine in Caracas. In 1983, he served as a research fellow in the Department of Physiology at Harvard Medical School, then completed his internship and residency at Harvard Medical's New England Deaconess Hospital. Dr. Galvez completed two additional fellowships while at New England Deaconess Hospital, one in adolescent medicine and another in gastroenterology. He presently serves as an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Emory University Medical School. Dr. Galvez' professional honors include Best National Scientific Study in Medical Sciences Award by the National Council for Scientific and Technological Research in Caracas, Venezuela, and Outstanding General Medicine Staff Physician Award from the Caucagua Health Center, School of Medicine, Central University of Venezuela. He is a member of the Georgia Gastroenterologic and Endoscopic Society, the Medical Association of Georgia, the Medical Association of Atlanta, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the Massachusetts Medical Society. Dr. Galvez joined Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates in 1999."

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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

75  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

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

  • Universidad Central De Venezuela--Jose Maria Vargas, Escuela De Medicina Jose Maria Vargas
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • New Eng Deaconess Harvard
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Chldns Hospital Harvard
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • New Eng Deaconess Harvard
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Galvez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Galvez's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Galvez to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Galvez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He is very knowledgeable . After many doctors visit..... He really LISTENED about my issues and prescribed the right medication . All his team are nice.
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Dr. Galvez perform a colonoscopy on me I am very satisfied with the treatment, from the first visit to the clinic to the end of the procedure, very professional Thanks.
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Dr. Galvez has being seeing me for years because I had Hep-C. Interferon didn't work for me, but Dr. Galvez worked for two years to get my insurance company to finally authorize Harvoni which worked! I owe Dr. Galvez a big debt of gratitude. He definitely acted as my advocate and is also...more
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