Dr. Waldo Floyd, MD

Dr. Waldo Floyd, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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64 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Waldo Floyd, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Macon, GA and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Floyd'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Floyd "I strive to provide the best hand surgical care available."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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14  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Harvard Combined or Surg Res Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Roosevelt Hosp/Columbia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Floyd has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Floyd's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Floyd to family and friends
17 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Floyd'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

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Floyd Says:
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Jeff Jarrett, MD recently passed on. I was honored and humbled to care for his hand problems as he courageously battled a terminal illness. I cherish his kind words expressed here.

For those who have written critical comments, I regret that you carry these feelings. My desire is to treat each patient as I expect my family managed and to provide exceptional compassionate competent care second to none for all of my patients.

"

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. FLOYD ADMITTED HIS MISTAKE AND FIXED MY HAND . EVEN TOLD ME THERE WOULD BE NO CHARGE FOR 2ND SURGERY BUT FAILED TO TELL BILLING DEPARTMENT. I was charged and when I wrote a letter the comptroller of the facility wrote me a very distasteful letter telling me i was not welcomed at their...more
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I am a medical school classmate, long time friend, patient of and peer of Dr Floyd. I know him to be a hand surgeon worthy of emulation as well as being a kind and caring physician.
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Dr floyd misdiagnosed my injury and then misrepresented my injury to cover up his mistake, he failed to give me a complete and proper examination on the first visit. Due to that, work comp refused to pay for my medical treatment. I feel used and betrayed by this doctor. I doubt integrity.
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I realize that as humans, even doctors can miss what turns out to be an obvious truth. In my case, Dr. Floyd was unable to diagnose a bone bruise. This was very apparent to the second dr. I went to for another opinion. Ultimately, the ortho-Georgia office is over crowded with patients and you can...more
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Excellent Doctor ! World class! All doctors need to learn from him!
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