Dr. Timothy Hunter, MD

Dr. Timothy Hunter, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
(3)
Save
Dr. Timothy Hunter, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Brown Medical School in 1989 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1348 Walton Way Ste 5700

Augusta, GA 30901

Contact Information

(706) 722-8242

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Hunter

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Thoracentesis
normal
more than 78% of peers
Congenital Heart Disease
normal
more than 76% of peers
Lung Surgery
normal
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Hunter'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.

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
Less
Read Less

32  Procedures

Less
Read Less

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

  • Brown Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Swedish Hospital Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Swedish Hospital Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Allegheny Genl Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hunter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Hunter does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Hunter and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Hunter's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hunter to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Hunter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

If I could give a negative star rating, I would! My hubby had a heart attack in Dec 2015. After the cardiac cath, one surgeon told us he thought they could do heart bypass surgery. Less than an hour later, Dr. Hunter decided my husband was too high risk to operate on. Dr. Hunter never had the...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option9thumbs down icon option2
Flag this
Image of Dr. Hunter
Are you Dr. Hunter?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Cardiothoracic Surgery
(11)
Cardiac Surgery
(10)
Vascular Surgery
(3)
Cardiac Surgery
(10)
Surgical Oncology
(6)
Thoracic Surgery
(1)
General Surgery
(2)
Cardiothoracic Surgery
(3)
Pediatric Surgery
(10)
Pediatric Surgery
(8)