Dr. Monica A. Hum, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery | Female

ATL Colorectal Surgery 95 Collier Rd NW Ste 4025, Atlanta, GA 30309 Get Directions
(404) 574-5820

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Specializing only in the care of your colon and rectal health, ATL Colorectal Surgery PC was founded to deliver high quality, diligent care in a comfortable, approachable atmosphere. We take our time to understand the issues you have affecting your body. We also enjoy performing well health visits, including screening colonoscopies for colon cancer.Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hum to family and friends
4.6
based on 22 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Hum's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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in Atlanta, GA |
I am a 60+ year old male. Born and raised in Atlanta. When I needed a colon doctor a 5 years ago I asked Doctors and medical professionals who they would entrust their own father's care to. Dr. Monica Hum was consistently at the top of the list. Since then, I have had surgery and excellent care from her and her associates. I had an ER admittance to the hospital due to complications of diverticulitis. Her associate Dr. Ramakrishnan was on call. She, just like Dr. Hum took charge professionally.
in Fayetteville, GA |
I wish every doctor I visited had the expertise, understanding, and ability to diagnose and treat that Dr. Hum has. After seeing another doctor for almost a year, with no diagnosis, I was finally referred to Dr. Hum, who quickly diagnosed my condition and has taken great pains to explain what is happening and to listen to and answer my questions. Dr. Hum has helped me understand how to negotiate the situation that is the new normal for me. I cannot overstate how excellent she is. Go see her!
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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Colitis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Incontinence
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Procedures Performed

  • Anal Repair
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Infrared Coagulation (IRC) Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic Florida Hospital

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    Boston University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Other Education
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Completed in 1993

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Jack McElwain Award, 2002
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Hum's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Hum's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Hum

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Hum's Care Philosophy

Specializing only in the care of your colon and rectal health, ATL Colorectal Surgery PC was founded to deliver high quality, diligent care in a comfortable, approachable atmosphere. We take our time to understand the issues you have affecting your body. We also enjoy performing well health visits, including screening colonoscopies for colon cancer.