Dr. Michael Scott Champney , MD

General Surgery

(404) 508-4320

DeKalb Surgical Associates
2665 n decatur rd Ste 730
Decatur, GA 30033


Dr. Champney has been with DeKalb Surgical Associates since 2003. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University, and earned his medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. He completed his surgical residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center serving as chief resident in 2002-2003. He is board certified in general surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He currently serves as chair of the Peer Review Committee for the department of surgery at DeKalb Medical Center. He has also served as Section Chief for General Surgery and the Cancer Liaison Physician for the Commission on Cancer. Dr. Champney has published papers in the American Surgeon on Laparoscopic Resection of a Presacral Ganglioneuroma and Incidental finding of lymphogranuloma venereum at the time of inguinal herniorrhaphy. He presented a Retrospective comparison of blue dye versus blue dye plus lymphoscintigraphy to optimize sentinel lymph node identification in breast cancer at the 2012 meeting of the Southeastern Surgical Congress. He serves as a preceptor to third year medical students from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine- Georgia Campus. Dr. Champney enjoys a broad practice in the field of general surgery. He has a special interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery and laparoscopic colon surgery. He performed the first single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy at DeKalb Medical Center in 2008. He has subsequently performed over 100 single incision laparoscopic surgeries. Dr. Champney is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Breast Surgeons, Southeastern Surgical Society, Georgia Surgical Society, Medical Association of Georgia, and the DeKalb Medical Society. He is on staff at DeKalb Medical Center and Northside Hospital. Dr. Champney is married to Dr. Kimberly Champney, a cardiologist at Northside Hospital. They enjoy spending time with their children, traveling, snow skiing, and competing in triathlons and other sporting events.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 21 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1998

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Northside Hospital
  • Northside Hospital
  • Dekalb Medical At North Decatur
  • Dekalb Medical At North Decatur

Specialties: General Surgery

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
  • BCBS GA Pathway X Enhanced POS
  • BCBS GA Pathway X Ind Direct Access
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry CoventryOne - GA
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Atlanta HMOx
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Champney's Office Information

Fax: (404) 450-8411
Website: dekalbsurgical.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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