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Salem Surgical Associates

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When you need a surgical service or guidance on a surgical concern, you deserve a team of providers who have both the training and experience to offer the information and support you need. The providers at Novant Health Salem Surgical Associates are committed to delivering world-class surgical care including guidance while exploring surgical options and care after surgery.

Provider detail



Carr, David Ruddle, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.90 out of 5 | 104 reviews
General Surgery
Novant Health Salem Surgical Associates- Winston-Salem
(336) 765-5221
Ratings
4.90
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.92
Your confidence in this care provider
4.94
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
4.92
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.90
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.91
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
4.90
Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
4.85
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
4.90
Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)
4.86
Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)
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Comments
Patient Comments 13 reviews
November 19, 2020
Dr. Carr and his staff are outstanding! Dr. Carr is so personable; he makes you feel at ease, even though the reason for your visit may be upsetting. He is an amazing surgeon and I would recommend him to everyone. I feel so blessed that he was my surgeon during my bout with breast cancer.
-Patient in WINSTON SALEM, NC

November 13, 2020
When I went in I was very concerned when I left I was at ease. *Dr. Carr is a wonderful doctor.
-Patient in KING, NC

October 28, 2020
*Dr. Carr is an intelligent and caring physician. He has always been excellent in caring for me and a great surgeon! I would highly recommend him.
-Patient in OAK RIDGE, NC

October 06, 2020
Excellent.
-Patient in KERNERSVILLE, NC

September 15, 2020
Good - *Dr. Carr is great!
-Patient in N WILKESBORO, NC



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Practice locations
Novant Health Salem Surgical Associates- Winston-Salem
(336) 765-5221


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Education


Medical School:
Duke University
(1987)

Internship:
Shands Healthcare 1988

Residency:
Shands Healthcare 1992

Board Certifications:
General Surgery


Learn More
For more than two decades, David Carr, MD, has helped patients with a variety of medical conditions. He exclusively performs benign and oncologic breast treatments, allowing him to offer both surgical and nonsurgical interventions to his patients. He enjoys helping his patients feel comfortable and understand their health situations. His goal is for every patient to receive individualized care. Dr. Carr pioneered the sentinel node biopsy and the MammoSite partial breast irradiation service in the Winston-Salem area. He chose to focus his career on surgery because of the immediacy of relief for his patients. Outside of work, Dr. Carr enjoys spending time with his wife and their three grown children.

Special Interests: Breast Surgery, Breast Cancer, MammoSite

Gender: Male




Appointments
Contact us Winston-Salem 336-765-5221 Kernersville 336-564-4873 Clemmons 336-765-5221

Locations

Hours

Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.