Dr. Sagar Garud, MD

Dr. Sagar Garud, MD

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Dr. Sagar Garud, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Cumming, GA. He graduated from Nagpur University / Government Medical College and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

1505 Northside Blvd Ste 2000

Cumming, GA 30041

Contact Information

(770) 781-4010

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

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

Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Garud'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.

Dr. Garud's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Garud "Dr. Garud holds a combined bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery degree from the Government Medical College and Hospital at Nagpur University in Nagpur, India, where he graduated first in his class. While there, he served as a representative for the student council, as well as a member of the editorial board for the "Spandan" – an annual magazine published by the University's medical college. After moving to the United States, Dr. Garud received a master's degree in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Mass., where he also received a Presidential Scholarship award. He then completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Harvard Medical School in Boston. After completing a fellowship in gastroenterology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Ga., Dr. Garud returned to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to complete a second fellowship in advanced therapeutic endoscopy. Dr. Garud has received various academic honors, including the 2008 Presidential Poster Award at the American College of Gastroenterology's annual international conference and the 2010 American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Video Editing Scholarship Award. He has been widely published and has contributed to several book chapters on a variety of GI topics, including ulcerative colitis, Barrett's esophagus, chronic pancreatitis and acute diarrhea. Dr. Garud is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. In addition to general gastroenterology, he has a special interest in Barrett's esophagus, pancreato-biliary diseases, bariatrics and gastrointestinal cancers. Dr. Garud also has expertise in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), radiofrequency ablation, as well as single- and double-balloon enteroscopy, and will perform procedures at the Advanced Center for GI Therapeutics. He joined Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates in 2013."
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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

175  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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

  • Nagpur University / Government Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garud has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garud's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garud to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Garud's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Garud is thorough and really cares about his patients. I highly recommend him.
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My visit was peaceful. Dr. Garud cares.
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