Dr. Russell Pruitt, MD

Dr. Russell Pruitt, MD

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Age 52
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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

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

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

Dr. Pruitt's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

53  Conditions Treated

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46  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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

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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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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