Dr. Russell F. Pruitt, MD

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Dr. Russell F. Pruitt, MD

General Surgery | Male

NW GA Surgical Specialists, PC 4900 Ivey Rd NW Bldg 1000, Acworth, GA 30101 Get Directions
(770) 917-9557

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Dr. Pruitt provides the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques. Dr. Pruitt and all of the staff of NWGSS are dedicated...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Abscess
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anal Fissure
      • Aneurysm
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Fracture
      • Gallstones
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hidradenitis
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Rectourethral Fistula
      • Rib Fracture
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abdominal Surgery
      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Bile Duct Procedure
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Breast Reconstruction
      • 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
      • Esophagomyotomy
      • Excision of Breast Tumor
      • Excision of Rectal Tumor
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Stomach Tumor
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
      • Gallbladder Surgery
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Gastrotomy
      • Hemorrhoid Removal
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • 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
      • Mastectomy
      • Minimally Invasive Surgery
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
      • Splenectomy
      • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroid Surgery
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Wound Repair

      Background Check

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        Malpractice Claims

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Emory University

        Graduated in 1991

      • Residency Hospital
        Carolinas Med Center
      • Other Education
        Cleveland Clinic Metabolic and Bariatric Institute

        Completed in 2008

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Pruitt's Office & Staff

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      Dr. Pruitt's Care Philosophy

      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.