Dr. Michael Hellwege, MD

Dr. Michael Hellwege, MD

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Age 60
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Dr. Michael Hellwege, MD is a general surgery specialist in Warner Robins, GA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Oral Roberts University / School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

1701 Watson Blvd

Warner Robins, GA 31093

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

63  Conditions Treated

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55  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Cystectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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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

  • Oral Roberts University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Oral Roberts University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Georgia Baptist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Georgia Baptist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hellwege has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hellwege's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hellwege to family and friends
45 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (38)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Hellwege's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Hellwege has zero bedside manner. When I asked questions after my surgery to determine why I got an infection, he acted like I had no business questioning his methods. I can not recommend him to anyone.
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I would not recommend this doctor. I went to him for my colonoscopy. There were NO pictures, NO written report. I was told they removed three polyps, size unknown AND I was told I have cancer, no biopsy was taken of that area to identify type. When I went for a second opinion I was treated...more
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Dr. Hellwege was the on call Dr for my Dr. Dr Harrington, and filled in with expertise and professionalism. Thank you Dr Hellwege.
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He was called in on 1/1/17 for my emergency care for Pancreatitis. He was a poised, professional and set me up for surgery the next day. I am truly satisfied with his skill and professionalism.
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Dr. Hellwege was extremely unprofessional and discourteous when he came to visit my wife in the hospital a few days ago. Paying a visit to show concern is one thing, but instead, he chose to insult her by asking where the surgery was held, and when she did not give the response he wanted, he...more
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