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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.

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Carr, David Ruddle, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.90 out of 5 | 136 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
4.88
Your confidence in this care provider
4.87
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
4.85
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.84
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.86
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
4.89
Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
4.79
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
4.80
Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)
4.82
Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)
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Comments
Patient Comments 16 reviews
August 22, 2018
Dr. Carr was courteous, kind and made every effort to reassure me.
-Patient in LEXINGTON, NC

August 21, 2018
Dr. Carr is absolutely the BEST! He goes over and above to help his patients feel confident and hopeful regarding their medical conditions. Not only is he a skilled professional, but also he is concerned for his patients on a personal level. That's a perfect combination for Excellent health care!
-Patient in MOUNT AIRY, NC

August 14, 2018
excellent!
-Patient in JEFFERSON, NC

July 24, 2018
Excellent/practical advice.
-Patient in WINSTON SALEM, NC

July 10, 2018
*Dr. Carr did an excellent job with my bilateral mastectomy - no reconstruction. The _____ are very good.
-Patient in WINSTON SALEM, 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.

Gender: Male




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Call for an appointment Winston-Salem 336-765-5221 Kernersville 336-564-4873 Clemmons 336-765-5221

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Hours

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