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Dr. Walter Pipkin, MD

Dr. Walter Pipkin, MD

Pediatric Surgery ·  Male · Age 48

  

Dr. Walter Pipkin, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in pediatric surgery and pediatric thoracic surgery.


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(706) 223-1493

Dr. Pipkin accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
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
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedCost
MedCost PPO
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
WellCare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Pipkin's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Umbilical Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pipkin treats Umbilical Hernia more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Pipkin treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pipkin treats Abdominal Disorders more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Pipkin treats this condition more than 52% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pipkin treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 44% of his peers

Dr. Pipkin treats this condition more than 44% of his peers

Dr. Pipkin's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Frenectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wilms' Tumor

About Me

Care Philosophy

Augusta University Health is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their fam...

Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Education

2005
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Medical College Of Georgia
Residency Hospital
1998
Medical College Of Georgia
Internship Hospital
1997
Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
Medical School
2005
2003
1998
1997

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Dr. Pipkin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pipkin

4.6

Based on 11 reviews

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Adalyn was born with colon atresia and had surgery the day she was born. Dr. Pipkins was so kind and helpful through this scary process. Adalyn is now 5 months old and living a health and wonderful life all thanks to this wonderful man! He will always be our favorite doctor because he saved our daughters life!
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Dr. Pipkin performed thoracic surgery on my son when he was 14. During the entire process from diagnosis to surgery, he listened to my son's concerns first and foremost. He treated my child with respect and dignity. Most other doctors talk directly to the parents and forget to include the patient. Dr. Pipkin also takes the time to get to know his patients. He wants to hear about their hobbies, how school is going, etc. He encourages his patients to do work hard and do their best!
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Dr. Pipkin preformed surgery on my daughter when she was only 1 month old. It was a very frightening and emotional time for my family. Dr. Pipkin's professionalism, and knowledge was extremely reassuring, and helped to ease the anxiety. It is now over 2 years later, and my daughter is healthy and happy. I am so grateful to Dr. Pipkin for his expertise, and excellent bedside manner.
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