Dr. Paul Dale, MD

Dr. Paul Dale, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Paul Dale, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Macon, GA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 1988 and specializes in surgical oncology and general surgery.Read his story

800 1st St # 240

Macon, GA 31201

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • 11 More

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
more than 74% of peers
more than 69% of peers

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Dr. Dale's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dale "Dr. Dale received his Masters of Science in Biomedical Engineering followed by his MD from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He completed his surgical residency training at Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Georgia and then completed a Surgical Oncology fellowship at the John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, in 1995. He was in private surgical oncology practice for 10 years in Macon, GA and was appointed the first Chief of Surgical Oncology at Mercer University School of Medicine. In 2004 he relocated to Columbia, Missouri where he held the title of Chief of Surgical Oncology and held the Margaret Proctor Mulligan Professorship in Breast Cancer Research at the University Of Missouri School Of Medicine. He was also the director of the University of Missouri Biodesign and Innovation program, one of only 4 such programs in the nation. In 2012 Dr. Dale became the Director of Ellis Fischel Cancer center, the oldest cancer center west of the Mississippi. In addition to many presentations, publications and book chapters Dr. Dale holds 2 US patents for the detection of cancer cells using photoacoustic technology and received over $3,000,000 in grant funding for research at the University of Missouri. In October of 2014 he returned to The Medical Center of Central Georgia, Navicent Health and Mercer University School of Medicine where he is now the Chief of Surgical Oncology and assistant Dean of Translational Research and has an active surgical oncology clinical practice as co director of the Peyton Anderson Cancer Center."


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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated


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32  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • 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.


  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Mercer University / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Mercer University / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • John Wayne Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dale has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • University of Missouri Health System, Medical Director

Dr. Dale's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dale to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 1

Dr. Dale'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
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