Dr. Thomas Wood, MD

Dr. Thomas Wood, MD

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Age 36
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Dr. Thomas Wood, MD is a general surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med in 2008 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

980 Johnson Ferry Rd Ste 880

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

(404) 255-8304

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 92% of peers
Appendicitis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 71% of peers

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Dr. Wood's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wood "Dr. Thomas William Wood, F.A.C.S. joined North Atlanta Surgical Associates after completing a fellowship in Hepatopancreaticobiliary and Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery at the Southeastern Center for Digestive Disorders and Pancreatic Cancer at Florida Hospital Tampa. He grew up in Dekalb County and graduated from Dunwoody High School in the year 2000. He subsequently attended the University of Georgia and its Honors Program, graduating in 2004 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology magna cum laude. He then attended the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, graduating in 2008. Subsequently, he began his general surgery internship at Atlanta Medical Center. He completed residency, including a year as Chief Resident, in 2013. After successful completion of general surgery residency, he then began fellowship training in Tampa, Florida. He was a fellow in Advanced Gastrointestinal and Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery (Advanced GI and HPB) from 2013 to 2014. His training included minimally invasive surgical techniques and experience with Intuitive Surgical's DaVinci Robot. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, having become board certified in 2013. Additionally, he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is active in the Americas Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association (AHPBA), Southeastern Surgical Congress (SESC), Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), and the Pancreas Club. During residency and fellowship, he presented at nationally recognized meetings of the above societies. His clinical interests include minimally invasive general surgery, along with diseases of the Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Tract. He resides in the Dunwoody area with his wife Katie and son Thatcher."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wood "North Atlanta Surgical Associates is committed to providing superior surgical care to the communities we serve.

Our 18 general surgeons are dedicated to maintaining our position as regional leaders by working as a team to provide the highest quality of care and service to our patients."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Wood does not have any board certifications listed.

44  Conditions Treated

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47  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • 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

  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Wood has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Wood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wood's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wood to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

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Dr. Wood'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have chronic pancreatitis and a very large cyst associated with it . Thomas W. Wood M.D is very honest and if surgery is not a safe or last option, he will not suggest it . He was very professional and friendly. He always takes the time to explain everything and answer all questions in terms that...more
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I'm a old Man 75 year old , who's had pancreatic and colon cancer a year ago . Thomas W. Wood M.D is the best surgeon Doctor . He was very professional and friendly. He always takes the time and makes you feel comfortable , with his experience , he was changed my life . I highly recommend MD...more
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Great experience! He spends the time to listen to your concerns.
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