Dr. Robert Degrood, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 56

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Dr. Degrood's Experience

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Dr. Degrood's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Carolinas Hospital System Marion
2829 E Highway 76
Mullins, SC 29574

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Appointments & Offices

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Mullins Surgical Associates
Mullins Surgical Associates
119 W Lowman St
Mullins, SC 29574
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    Dr. Degrood's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
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    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Fracture
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
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    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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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

    Boston University School of Medicine

    Residency Hospital

    St Vincents Hosp and Med Ctr
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Degrood & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Degrood's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Carolinas Hospital System Marion where Dr. Degrood has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Degrood

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    3.4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Degrood to family and friends

    3.4 out of 5

    5 responses

    Dr. Degrood's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.6 out of 5

    5 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.6 out of 5

    5 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    5 responses

    Experience with Dr. Degrood

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.4 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.4 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.4 out of 5

    5 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.4 out of 5

    5 responses

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    • Aetna
    • Amerihealth
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Choice Health
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • MedCost
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
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    • MVP Health Care
    • Planned Administration Inc
    • POMCO Group
    • SelectHealth
    • Simplifi
    • Tricare
    • UniCare
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    Mullins Surgical Associates
    119 W Lowman St
    Mullins, SC 29574
    (843) 464-4000 (Office)
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