Dr. Paul Cartwright, MD

Dr. Paul Cartwright, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Paul Cartwright, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Columbus, GA and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University of Missouri / Kansas City Campus in 2007 and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.

2737 Warm Springs Rd Ste A

Columbus, GA 31904

Contact Information

(706) 660-2950

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 94% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
more than 87% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Cartwright'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cartwright "I believe that all people are created in the image of God and as such it is my responsibility to treat everyone to the best of my ability, regardless of the circumstances. I'm a firm believer in medical education and I will keep my patients and my colleagues as up to date as possible, which includes public seminars for bariatric and other types of surgery in additional to providing lecture material for students and other physicians. Also, good communication is a must in medicine as in life."

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

13  Conditions Treated

  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Obesity
  • Swallowing Disorders

31  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.


  • University of Missouri, Kansas City
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2007
  • University of Missouri / Kansas City Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Medical College of Georgia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Medical College of Georgia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Minnesota Institute For Minimally Invasive Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cartwright has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cartwright's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cartwright to family and friends
37 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cartwright's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

This was my first visit with Dr. Cartwright. I went over my GERD symptoms with him my previous doctor's records he did want to repeat the tests. I explained to him how I couldn't do the Ph test due to my gag reflexes were so bad. He took my concern and advised me he has the wireless one and since...more
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I went to the ER with what I thought were ovarian cysts. A few hours later they came back and said Dr. Cartwright wanted to take my appendix out. Before my surgery he came and spoke with me and I can not say enough about his bedside manner. He seems to really care for his patients. The procedure...more
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Dr Cartwright is an amazing Dr. I trust him and he is very thorough. I am upset with the after care. The office staff changed after my surgery and I am upset with the lack of communication. I have called multiple times and spoke with the front desk and they wouldn't call back. I sent emails with no...more
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I just love Mr.Cartwright he help fine myself he is very kind heart Young man and he care about his patients .
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My friend referred me to Doctor Cartwright. I went to see him for the first time and I explained the problems that I've been dealing with for years. He immediately told me what he thought it was and said he was willing to help me. He ordered a test to be done. The results were what he expected. He...more
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