Dr. Ralph Lyons, MD

Dr. Ralph Lyons, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ralph Lyons, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Riverdale, GA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

34 Upper Riverdale Rd SE Ste 201

Riverdale, GA 30274

Contact Information

(678) 904-0094

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Lyons performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Lyons' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lyons "Dr. Lyons earned his bachelor's degree from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he graduated cum laude. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed both an internship and residency at Emory University affiliated hospitals in Atlanta. Before completing his fellowship in digestive diseases (gastroenterology) at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Dr. Lyons served for two years with the Public Health Service at Southside Healthcare in Morrow, Georgia. In 1989, Dr. Lyons joined Atlanta South Gastroenterology – a private practice in Riverdale, Georgia. For the seventh consecutive year, he was voted by a committee of his peers to Atlanta magazine's 2017 "Top Doctors" guide – a list of top physicians in the metro area. Dr. Lyons and the providers of Atlanta South Gastroenterology joined Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates in 2016. "

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
70

Conditions Treated

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6

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.

Education

  • Harvard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Med College Of Ga Hospital and Cli
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lyons has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lyons' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lyons to family and friends
4.0
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
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Dr. Lyons' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Decatur, GA
He never listened to what I was saying. He was simply sitting there looking through me listening for "buzz" words instead of the complete story. My situation has now persisted for weeks and would be eradicated by now had he simply listened in the beginning. I don't think he has a clear grasp of the...more
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