Dr. Walaya Methodius-Rayford, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Female • Age 44
  
Dr. Methodius-Rayford
Accepting new patients

Georgia Vascular Specialists

1718 Peachtree St Nw Ste 360 Atlanta, GA 30309

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Dr. Walaya Methodius-Rayford, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Atlanta, GA and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Methodius-Rayford has more experience with Peripheral Vascular Disorders than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Indiana Sch Med medical school in 2003. She is affiliated with Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Methodius-Rayford to book an appointment.


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Dr. Methodius-Rayford accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medicare
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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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Practice Areas

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 55% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Venous Insufficiency
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Methodius-Rayford treats Venous Insufficiency more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Methodius-Rayford treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Methodius-Rayford treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Methodius-Rayford treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Methodius-Rayford treats Venous Embolism and Thrombosis more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Methodius-Rayford treats this condition more than 72% of their peers

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Dr. Methodius-Rayford's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

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Very patient oriented. Readily answered ALL questions with ease. Saved my legs.
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Awesome...explain every detail as it related to my test. Most importantly, she was knowledgeable and answered all questions with a level of intelligence that you do not see in many doctor's today. Genuinely concerned about my health and a solution to my issue. I pray she does not change ....
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She is amazing! She has been a miracle worker and worked so hard to save our daughters legs! We are forever grateful!
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Biography

Dr. Methodius-Rayford serves as an attending vascular surgeon at Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center and the medical director of the Wound Care Clinic.  She is the founder of Women in Surgery, a society committed to fostering support and assuagement...

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Wound & Burn Care

Education

2012
Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation
2011
Atlanta Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2008
Atlanta Med Cntr
Residency Hospital
2007
Atlanta Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2004
Atlanta Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2003
Indiana Sch Med
Medical School
1998
Indiana Univ
Undergraduate School

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Locations

Georgia Vascular Specialists

Georgia Vascular Specialists, PC - Buckhead1718 Peachtree St Nw Ste 360 Atlanta, GA 30309
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Georgia Vascular Specialists, PC - Hillandale6000 Hillandale Dr Ste 140 Lithonia, GA 30058
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
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Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center

Atlanta, GA

50% Patient experience rating, 19% lower than the national average