Dr. Norman Luton Jr, MD

Dr. Norman Luton Jr, MD

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Age 71
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Dr. Norman Luton Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Columbus, GA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 1974 and specializes in general surgery.

2000 10th Ave Ste 370

Columbus, GA 31901

Contact Information

(706) 494-4317

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • 18 More

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 79% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
normal
more than 72% of peers
Gallbladder Removal
normal
more than 64% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

53  Conditions Treated

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44  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • 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

  • University of Alabama
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Marshall University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Luton Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Luton Jr's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Luton Jr to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Luton Jr'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

The office is terrible and all they care about is the money
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Great Service he has handled many surgeries for me in the past I was very hurt when I went in to schedule my surgery on 01/12/2016 and he sat me down and told me he was retiring.Great surgeon enjoy your retirement
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Dr Luton and staff are outstanding. Dr Luton did surgery to remove gallbladder. Medical knowledge and providing information for procedures was helpful. The last was a difficult abdominal surgery, we are extremely please with the care and concern we received.
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i would highly recommend dr. luton to anyone
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