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Walter G. Guthrie, MD

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My specialty:
Gastroenterology

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Male

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About me

I grew up in Alabama, where I attended college and medical school and also completed my residency in internal medicine. I subsequently completed my gastroenterology fellowships in New York and Chicago, and I lived in Chicago for 10 years. I am happy to be back in the South and love living in the Atlanta area.

About my practice

Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, I was in private practice for nine years and performed more than 15,000 endoscopic procedures. In addition to currently practicing general gastroenterology, I am fellowship trained in therapeutic endoscopy and provide this role for Kaiser Permanente with a focus on biliary disorders and the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal malignancies.

How I thrive

Outside of work, I am a sports fanatic. I enjoy watching college football and golf, as well as playing golf, biking and running. I have completed eight marathons and more than 20 half-marathons.

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Medical groups and plans

The Southeast Permanente Medical Group

Gastroenterology Department name
20 Glenlake Parkway Ne, Atlanta, GA 30328
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  • HMO or EPO
  • Individual & Family Plans
  • Individual & Family Plans - Added Choice
  • Multi-Choice or POS
  • Senior Advantage
  • Signature HMO

Contact information

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  • 1-800-255-0056 (toll-free TTY for the hearing/speech impaired)
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  • 1-800-611-1811 (toll free)
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  • 404-365-0966

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My training, certifications and licensing

Medical school

University of Alabama - Birmingham
Birmingham , AL

Board certification

American Board Internal Med (Gastroenterology) American Board Internal Medicine

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Medical training

Internship/Residency

Internal Medicine

University of Alabama - Birmingham
Birmingham , AL

Fellowship

Gastroenterology

Cook County Hospital
Chicago , IL

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2015
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My hospitals

I have admitting privileges at the following hospitals:

1000 Johnson Ferry Rd, Ne, Atlanta, GA 30342

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This page was last updated on:

12/12/2018