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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 52

MEDICAL CENTER BLVD
Winston Salem, NC 27157
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Dr. Westcott's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston Salem, NC 27157

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Wake Forest Pulmonology Allergy
Wake Forest Pulmonology Allergy
MEDICAL CENTER BLVD
Winston Salem, NC 27157
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    Dr. Westcott's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Vagotomy
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    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
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    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Drexel University College of Medicine
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    Hahnemann University
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Hahnemann University
    Complete in 1996

    Fellowship Hospital

    Duke University Hospital
    Complete in 1997
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Westcott & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Westcott's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.3
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    3.3 out of 5

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    3.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    Dr. Westcott's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.1 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    7 responses

    Experience with Dr. Westcott

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.9 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.1 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.6 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.8 out of 5

    6 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Wake Forest Pulmonology Allergy
    MEDICAL CENTER BLVD
    Winston Salem, NC 27157
    (336) 716-2011 (Office)
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