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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 53

517 Moye Blvd
Greenville, NC 27834
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Dr. Pofahl II's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Vidant Medical Center
2100 Stantonsburg Rd
Greenville, NC 27834

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Accepting new patients?

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Greenville Office
Greenville Office
517 Moye Blvd
Greenville, NC 27834
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    Dr. Pofahl II's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • 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, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Orchiectomy
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    West Virginia University
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    University Ky College Med
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    University Ky College Med
    Complete in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Pofahl II & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Pofahl II's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Dr. Pofahl II's Office & Staff

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    3.4 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.4 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Pofahl II

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.5 out of 5

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.5 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

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    Greenville Office
    517 Moye Blvd
    Greenville, NC 27834
    (252) 744-2393 (Office)
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