Dr. Ronald M. Walters, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 59

220 Jefferson St
Whiteville, NC 28472
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Dr. Walters:

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Dr. Walters' Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Columbus Regional Healthcare System
500 Jefferson Street
Whiteville, NC 28472

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Walters Surgical Associates
Walters Surgical Associates
220 Jefferson St
Whiteville, NC 28472
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    Dr. Walters' Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
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    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Vagotomy
    • Varicose Vein Procedures
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Graft vs Host Disease
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
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    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Thymomas
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
    • Vulvar Cancer
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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

    University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Graduated in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Washington
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Walters & Staff

    • English
  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. Walters' 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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    Dr. Walters' Office & Staff
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 1 response
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    Experience with Dr. Walters
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    1 response
    below
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Is Dr. Walters accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Walters Surgical Associates
    220 Jefferson St
    Whiteville, NC 28472
    (910) 642-3214 (Office)
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