Dr. Russell Pruitt, MD

Dr. Russell Pruitt, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(10)
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Dr. Russell Pruitt, MD is a general surgery specialist in Acworth, GA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1991 and specializes in general surgery.

4900 Ivey Rd NW Bldg 1000

Acworth, GA 30101

Contact Information

(770) 917-9557

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Rib Fracture
very high
more than 94% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
high
more than 88% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 74% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pruitt "Dr. Pruitt provides the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques. Dr. Pruitt and all of the staff of NWGSS are dedicated to providing a personal, compassionate and caring approach to patient care."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rectourethral Fistula
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • 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

  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Carolinas Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic Metabolic and Bariatric Institute
    Other Education | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pruitt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pruitt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pruitt to family and friends
4.6
based on 10 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Pruitt'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Acworth |
I saw Dr Pruitt in 11-2011 routine colonoscopy no problems found but I had to do an office visit for a $20 return in 10 yrs. My husband had been to Dr.Pruitt 2 months earlier without having a follow office visit. When I told the office about this they said they had changed their policy, but would...more
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in Powder Springs, GA |
I would sincerely recommend Dr. Pruitt to my friends. He takes time to listen and understands each individual's unique issues. Very nice doctor and great staff.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pruitt accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthKeepers Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
    Carelink HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare HMO
  • WellCare

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