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Specializes in General Surgery • Male

1414 Medical Center Dr
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Dr. Tinsley Jr.'s Experience

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Dr. Tinsley Jr.'s Specialties

Procedures Dr. Tinsley Jr. Performs

  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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New Hanover Regional Medical Center
2131 South 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Wilmington Surgical Associates
Wilmington Office
1414 Medical Center Dr
Wilmington, NC 28401
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    Dr. Tinsley Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
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    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
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    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1959

    Internship Hospital

    University Nc Hosps
    Complete in 1988
    Vand University
    Complete in 1960

    Residency Hospital

    University Nc Hosps
    Complete in 1992
    Vand University

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Nc Hosps
    Complete in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Tinsley Jr. & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Tinsley Jr.'s Hospital Quality

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Tinsley Jr.

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.7
    • 15 Star Ratings
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    3.7 out of 5

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    3.7 out of 5

    15 responses

    Dr. Tinsley Jr.'s Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    14 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.1 out of 5

    13 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.1 out of 5

    13 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    12 responses

    Experience with Dr. Tinsley Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.7 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.7 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.9 out of 5

    15 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

    15 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Wilmington Surgical Associates
    Wilmington Office
    1414 Medical Center Dr
    Wilmington, NC 28401
    (910) 763-7363 (Office)
    (910) 251-8296 (Fax)
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