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Corbett Thigpen, MD

Dr. Thigpen is an orthopedic surgeon in the Augusta area. He is affiliated with Doctors Hospital Augusta and 4 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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92 doctors
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45 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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41 doctors
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41 doctors
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20 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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2 doctors
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Dr. Thigpen saw more bunion patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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Dr. Thigpen saw more hammer toe patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more ingrown nail patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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7 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more leg ulcer patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more plantar fasciitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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35 doctors
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36 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more foot condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Thigpen saw more Achilles tendinitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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36 doctors
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36 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more birth defects patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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36 doctors
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37 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more congenital disorders patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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Dr. Thigpen saw more bone spur patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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Dr. Thigpen saw more stress fracture patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Thigpen saw more torn Achilles patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Thigpen saw more contracture patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more broken foot patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Thigpen saw more rotator cuff tear patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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15 doctors
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14 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more tendonitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Thigpen saw more torn meniscus patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Thigpen saw callus patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Augusta area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Thigpen saw more tendon rupture patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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22 doctors
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21 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more gout patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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22 doctors
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22 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more broken bone patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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35 doctors
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36 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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35 doctors
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36 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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11 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more sprained ankle patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more osteomyelitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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27 doctors
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27 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Thigpen saw more sprained joint patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Thigpen saw more sprained foot patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Augusta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Repeat knee replacement rate

Dr. Thigpen’s repeat knee replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
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repeat knee replacement rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a lower rate of repeat knee replacement to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

If you need a knee replacement, chances are you only want to have the procedure once. But some people need to have knee replacements done over again, sometimes due to prosthetic damage or infection from a first surgery. Not only is there pain, inconvenience, additional cost, and recovery time associated with a second surgery, but studies have also shown that the rate of complications after a revision of a knee replacement surgery is greater than for a primary knee replacement.

To help you understand how Dr. Thigpen’s rate of repeat knee replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Thigpen’s primary knee replacements resulted in a second knee replacement within 90 days of the first one— we call this their repeat knee replacement rate.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform primary knee replacements, using a statistical model to predict the repeat knee replacement rate for patients like Dr. Thigpen’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Thigpen’s rate of repeat knee replacement is lower than, similar to, or higher than the predicted rate.

This prediction is adjusted based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients will have a different predicted rate than one who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Thigpen sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Aos Surgery Center
3650 J Dewey Gray Cir
Augusta, GA 30909
463 miles away

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Credentials
  • Medical College of Georgia Program
    RESIDENCY
  • Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1974

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Thigpen is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Doctors Hospital Augusta
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Burke Medical Center
    Hospital safety grade not available
  • Jefferson Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available
  • University Hospital McDuffie
    Hospital safety grade not available
  • Wills Memorial Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Security Health Plan
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield