Dr. Robert L. Degrood, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 55

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Dr. Degrood:

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Dr. Degrood's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Loris Community Hospital
3655 Mitchell Street
Loris, SC 29569
Carolinas Hospital System Marion
2829 East Highway 76
Mullins, SC 29574

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Degrood

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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

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 1997
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • 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)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
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    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Degrood

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions 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
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    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 the 2 hospitals where Dr. Degrood has admitting privileges:

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    • Loris Community Hospital

    • Carolinas Hospital System Marion

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Degrood

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Degrood to family and friends

    17 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Degrood's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 16 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Degrood
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    17 responses
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    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Degrood accepting new patients?

    If you are a new patient, please check with Dr. Degrood before scheduling an appointment.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • 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
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
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    • Mutual of Omaha
    • MVP Health Care
    • Planned Administration Inc
    • POMCO Group
    • SelectHealth
    • Simplifi
    • Tricare
    • UniCare
    • United Healthcare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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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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