Dr. Robert Fritz, MD

Dr. Robert Fritz, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Robert Fritz, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Duluth, GA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1977 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

3500 McClure Bridge Rd

Duluth, GA 30096

Contact Information

(770) 476-7047

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare

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Lung Cancer
more than 84% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
more than 84% of peers
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
more than 79% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

8  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease

18  Procedures

  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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.


  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Emory U/Grady
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Emory University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Grady Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Emory U/Grady
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Robert Fritz, MD
My wife was diagnosed with a large hiatal hernia and medication was not controlling the reflux condition adequately. We were told that surgery would be necessary to correct the situation. Dr Fritz performed laproscopic parasophegeal hernia repair surgery and the results have been wonderful. ...Read More
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don mitchell in suwanee ga – May 01, 2018
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In 2008 I had a medical emergency and dr. Fritz did the surgery . He is an excellent experienced very polite & humble doctor I ever met. I have high regards for him. I strongly recommend him.
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A . in Buford, GA – Oct 07, 2017
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Dr ritzi s a magician
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Ken Molee in Suwanee, GA – May 04, 2017
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Dr. Fritz is excellent. He has helped me through gallbladder surgery and esophageal cancer surgery. I can't say enough good things about him and his team. They are good people who really care about and for their patients.
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Charlie in Sugar Hill, GA – Aug 11, 2016
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Dr. Fritz surgically removed my thymus gland in May by doing the VATS thymectomy method. He was so knowledgable about my condition which is rare condition called Myasthenia Gravis. He has a great bedside manner and made me feel like I was going to be okay. My surgery went smoothly and my recovery...Read More
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Julie in Atlanta, GA – Jul 19, 2016
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