Dr. Titus Duncan, MD

Dr. Titus Duncan, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(231)
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Dr. Titus Duncan, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1978 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

4200 Northside Pkwy NW

Atlanta, GA 30327

Contact Information

(404) 881-8020

Insurance Accepted

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

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Obesity
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
normal
more than 50% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
normal
more than 43% of peers

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Dr. Duncan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Duncan "Titus D. Duncan, MD, FACS Dr. Titus D. Duncan is a 1978 graduate of University of Oklahoma School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Georgia Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Duncan has practiced general surgery since 1983 and is affiliated with Atlanta Medical Center, Emory Crawford Long Hospital and Piedmont Hospital. He is a board certified surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is member of numerous professional organizations. Dr. Duncan is the Director of Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Surgery at Atlanta Medical Center and Morehouse School of Medicine. He has taught minimally invasive and laparoscopic techniques to surgeons in the United States and abroad. Dr. Duncan is the founder of Peachtree Surgical & Bariatrics Associates, P.C. located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Peachtree Surgical and Bariatrics recently received the designation as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS). He is a Health News Reporter and Expert Fox WAGA Channel 5 "Good Day Atlanta". Dr. Duncan is a pioneer in laparoscopic surgery. He is the first in Georgia to perform a minimally invasive surgical approach to the spine. He is one of the first surgeons in the State of Georgia to perform laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery for the morbidly obese. One of the first surgeons in the United States to successfully perform endoscopic transanxillary approach to remove the parathyroid gland; performed the first laparoscopic gallbladder removal and hernia repair in St. Petersburg, Russia; performed the first laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in Salzburg, Austria; and performed the first laparoscopic removal of a gallbladder in a Black hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa shortly after the end of Apartheid. Dr. Duncan has presented and published extensively. Dr. Duncan is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity; Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society and 100 Black Men of Atlanta. He also serves on several boards. He served as the 2005 president of the Atlanta Medical Association. Dr. Duncan is the 100 Black Men of Atlanta's 2005 "Atlantans on the Move – Medicine" award recipient. Dr. Duncan was noted as one of the most interesting personalities in the 2006 edition of Who's Who in Black Atlanta. He was featured in the March 2007 issue of Ebony Magazine; article entitled - A Surgical "Cure" for Diabetes? Dr. Duncan completed a fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery in September 2007 and is now the CEO of Atlanta Aesthetic Surgery Center located in Buckhead Atlanta. He is featured in the January 2008 issue of Jezebel Magazine: Atlanta Luxury Living and was recently recognized as on of the "TOP DOCTORS" in America."

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Obesity
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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

  • University Of Oklahoma
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Georgia Baptist Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Georgia Baptist Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Duncan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Duncan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Duncan to family and friends
4.8
based on 231 total reviews (34 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (231)

  • 5
    (202)
  • 4
    (18)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Duncan'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 (34)

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Just extremely thourough.
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I had no problems with the dr or staff.
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Always pleasanr.
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Everybody was so caring .
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Great advice and help in nutrition. Always a delight and helpful!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Duncan accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
    Coventry Health Care of Georgia HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Duncan has admitting privileges

Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Atlanta Medical Center
303 Parkway Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
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