Dr. Sidney L. Stapleton, MD

Dr. Sidney L. Stapleton, MD

General Surgery | Male | 76 years old

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Dr. Stapleton specializes in General Surgery and practices in Decatur, GA. He practices at 1 location.

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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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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    Emory University

    Graduated in 1966

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Maryland Medical Center

    Completed in 1967

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Maryland

    Completed in 1968

    University Of Virginia

    Completed in 1971

  • Undergraduate School
    Emory University

    Graduated in 1962

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair