993 Johnson Ferry Rd NE, Suite 360, Atlanta, GA 30342 map »
Drs. Caroline and Andrew Dott have been practicing together for 25 years. The team of a Psychotherapist (Caroline) and Ob-Gyn (Andrew) offers unique opportunities for women to obtain assistance with both medical and/or behavioral problems using a team approach.
Dr. C. Dott wrote her doctoral disseration on Behavioral Problems associated with Difficult and Complex Menopause Transitions and has specialized in helping women going through difficult behavioral times which may be related to.. exaggerated responses to hormone shifts.
Drs. Caroline and Andrew Dott, practicing as Riverbend Ob-Gyn and Counseling, are prepared to help women through the transitions of life journeys through education, counseling, medical and well woman care, obstetrical services, and gynecological surgery. If you have any questions, call 404 250 1350.
24 Hour Answering Service
Outpatient Care / Ambulatory Care
Haverford College 1964 BA
Columbia University 1968 MD
Dr Dott is a graduate of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in New York City (1968). He completed his advanced training at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington and Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He holds a Masters in Public Health degree from Tulane University with a sub-specialization in Maternal and Child Health, Population Studies, and Family Planning. Past experiences includes working as a researcher and administrator for the Louisiana Family Planning Program. He has been on Governor?s Advisory Board for Health Planning Policy in Louisiana and the Advisory Board for Planned Parenthood of Louisiana. He is the recipient of the award for outstanding teacher of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Georgia Baptist Hospital. He is accredited by the American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists in advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery. He is a published author in The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has written the Forward to a textbook on the American Health Care Delivery System. He has edited three issues of Atlanta Medicine, the Journal of the Medical Association of Atlanta including issues on Male Menopause entitled Men: Midlife and Beyond, The CDC, and A Update on Womena Health Care. His special interests include general and high risk obstetrics, obstetrical ultrasound, the management of complex menopause related disorders, advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery, and the development of innovative paradigms for medical care applying the latest technological breakthroughs. He has conducted seminars in advanced endoscopic surgery, urogynecology, family planning, and menopause management at the University of St. Petersburg and Kazan State University, Russia. He is on the Board of Directors of Georgia Ob-Gyn Society and is active with the March of Dimes.
2012, 2013, 2014
Dr A. Dott was trained in one of the busiest surgical hospitals in the United States, has taught advanced surgical techniques both in the US and Europe, and now operates in the finest women's hospital in Atlanta (Northside). Dr Dott has delivered over 6,000 babies. He is fully trained in hysteroscopy, laparoscopy, advanced pelvic reconstructive surgery as well as general gynecology.
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Dr. Dott is a wonderful OBGYN. He did my last C-section and did a wonderful job, I was up and going a week later! Iím pregnant for the 3rd time and having another C-section. I have comfort knowing he... is doing my C-section. He is a great Doctor!!!VIEW MORE »VIEW LESS »
Dr. Dott is a miracle worker! I had been dealing with my medical issues for over 2 years and saw 8 doctors (2 of which were gynecologists) before finally discovering Dr. Dott. He solved my problems... in one visit. He not only is a genius, but he also has the kindest bedside manner. He is a problem solver and thinks outside the box, which I found is very rare with many doctors. From now on, I will be going to Dr. Dott for my annual visits, as well as for any gynecological problems I may have.VIEW MORE »VIEW LESS »
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Dr. Dott is a wonderful OBGYN. He did my last C-section and did a wonderful job, I was up and going a week later! Iím pregnant for the 3rd time and having another C-section. I have comfort knowing he is doing my C-section. He is a great Doctor!!!
One of the 1st questions Dr. Dott asked me was if I thought I should continue my pregnancy. Yes, I have health problems and am on medications, but I have a 3 year old who I carried with exactly the same conditions. So after Dr. Dott suggested I have an abortion and I said that was not an option for me, he asked several other degrading questions in a VERY condescending tone and finally ended with 'I don't want to get involved in this.' And at that he dismissed me, in total shock, from his office. The office girls are pleasant and I guess if you need a basic doctor to guide you through a typical pregnancy, he may be for you. However, if you have anything abnormal or complicated with your pregnancy (or pre-pregnancy self), I HIGHLY suggest you find a doctor that doesn't mind actually working. I have NEVER been treated that way by ANYONE, let alone a physician that takes on oath to not do harm to others!!! In my personal opinion, he is uncaring, cold, and lazy.
A physician needs to gather enough information to determine if he is the right practitioner to provide care for someone. A physician has the responsibility to be honest with a prospective patient. When a prospective patient is high risk, it is important to be honest about the risk factors and to indicate if you feel you can provide appropriate care. I care for many high risk patients with good results. This prospective patient had many health issues which included the used of multiple addictive medications. A woman needs to be realistic about what is safe for her and which of her health issues and medications may potentially cause harm her unborn child. Based on her health issues and the risks that the use of multiple addictive medications posed to her unborn child, I suggested she find another care provider.
Dr. Dott is a miracle worker! I had been dealing with my medical issues for over 2 years and saw 8 doctors (2 of which were gynecologists) before finally discovering Dr. Dott. He solved my problems in one visit. He not only is a genius, but he also has the kindest bedside manner. He is a problem solver and thinks outside the box, which I found is very rare with many doctors. From now on, I will be going to Dr. Dott for my annual visits, as well as for any gynecological problems I may have.
I found Dr, Dott on this site and now I know why he has such rave reviews. I'm past the childbearing years so I've seen him for potentially serious gynecologist issues. He put me at ease, was compassionate and very knowledgable and quickly resolved the problems. I couldn't believe how quickly he allowed me to see him and he even answered my email himself. His staff is very friendly and the office is sunny and bright. I'm very pleased to have found him!
The Best Doctor EVER !!!! Ladies he will make everything so easy for you .. I deliver my baby in 15 min with this doctor made it so easy I love this doctor best ever !!!!! and my baby is 5 now
This is my 2nd. pregnancy with Dr. Dott. He is a very experienced and caring Dr. I had many questions with my 1st. and he always answered them clearly putting my mind at ease. His staff is very professional and I have never waited more than 10 min for a visit! Last week, I had a scare on Christmas Eve and called the after hours line. He called me back within 30 min and opened and met me at his office to give me an examination to avoid me from having to go to the ER. He truly cares about his patients and my husband and I recommend him to anyone!
I've always been apprehensive with previous OBG-YNs. The moment my husband and I met Dr. Dott we loved him. He actually cares and takes the time to answer any and all questions. He removed a cyst from my ovary leaving no scar tissue and delivered my beautiful baby girl naturally. Dr. Dott and his staff have made my pregnancy a wonderful experience. I recommend his practice to everyone I know.
Dr. Dott is a kind-hearted doctor with a lot of experience. He truly listens to his patients & allowed me to achieve a natural birth despite it being a known Footling breech. Northside Hospital gets a bad rap for being a c-section factory, but he is the diamond in the rough & trusts the mother's intuition. If you want to go naturally at Northside, Dr. Dott is THE WAY TO GO.
I had to switch doctors at 30 weeks pregnant and was a little nervous about getting a new doctor so far along. I went to Dr. Dott's practice and loved how intimate it was and you aren't treated like a number. They also eliminate those annoying forms by using electronic pads that are easy to use in their office. Dr. Dott and his nurse are a wonderful duo. The nurse is really sweet and friendly and Dr. Dott sits down with you, gets to know you and your situation before your appointment. Let's face it, it's awkward having someone probe your body, but having a one-on-one beforehand is calming. He also has a sense of humor and is very nice. The thing I loved most about Dr. Dott is that he's very informative and knows what he's talking about - no question is a dumb question. I would recommend him to any of my females friends, expecting or not!
I highly recommend Dr. Dott. He removed a 17(+)cm cyst that was attached to my ovary. The doctor who diagnosed the cyst wanted to do a full hysterectomy because he believed a woman over 40 didn't need her female organs anymore. I didn't agree and he didn't care to listen to my opinion. I found this site and was impressed with the reviews and emailed Dr. Dott about my problem. He promptly replied, which immediately impressed me. Dr. Dott not only listened but made me feel included in determining my medical treatment and that was "priceless." The surgery went great and I am grateful to have found a doctor with excellent credentials who values his patients' opinions.
Dr. Dott is extremely caring and knowledgeable. I am so thankful to have had him deliver my baby, and feel that I received excellent care, both prenatally and in the delivery room! I highly recommend him!
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When I was 22 weeks pregnant I was under the care of another OB. I had fevers, severe abdominal pain, lethargy and nausea for months. They could not diagnose my problem. Dr. Dott, within 5 days had my problem diagnosed, in surgery and fixed. My baby and I are happy and healthy, thanks the awesomeness of Dr. Dott. He doesn't just evaluate the baby but looks at the whole patient, a wonderful change from most OB physicians. I highly recommend him! The birth was also wonderful, as it was quiet and calm (just him, my husband and nurse). A welcome change from my other 2 deliveries where there were several people in the room. He is the best!
Dr A.Dott & his staff are comppassionate knowledgable & most of all like family. Truly irreplaceable
I have had 2 healthy children while under Dr.Dotts care. He came to me highly recommended by a friend and since then I have recommended him too 4 of my friends whom have all had wonderful experinces while under his care. He is the best doctor I have ever known. He truly cares for each of his patients. I could not have asked for more.
Dr.Dott came highly recommended by a friend. Im 36 and pregnant and I was looking for the right DR. and Dr. Dot takes his time with me each and every visit. The staff is very sweet. Dr.Dott has made this pregnancy a very exciting one for us. If your looking for a Dr. who will listen and makes you feel comfortable then you have found him Dr. Dott.
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