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Dr. Cary Gentry, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Gentry

Dr. Cary Gentry, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.


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(804) 249-2465

Dr. Gentry accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice PPO
Managed Choice PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
HealthKeepers Plus POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
inHealth
inHealth PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Private HealthCare Systems
Private HealthCare Systems PPO
Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care) HMO
Tricare
Standard
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Virginia Health Network
One Health Plans

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Gentry's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gentry treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gentry treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gentry performs Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gentry performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hemorrhoidectomy
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gentry treats Anal Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gentry treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gentry's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fecal Impaction
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Dr Gentry is interested in new technology that assists in accurate diagnosis of colon and rectal conditions including pelvic floor conditions such as fecal incontinence. Procedures that minimize discomfort, improve outcomes and a patient's quality of...

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

2001
Orlando Reg Health Sys
Fellowship Hospital
2000
Carilion Health Sys
Residency Hospital
1996
Carilion Health System
Internship Hospital
1995
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1991
Roanoke College
Undergraduate School
2001
2000
1996
1995
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America's Top Surgeons, 2005
  • Top Doc as Voted by Peers (Richmond Magazine), 2008
  • Top Doc as voted by Peers (Richmond Magazine), 2004
  • Top Doc as Voted by Peers (Richmond Magazine), 2010

Dr. Gentry's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gentry

4.9

Based on 63 reviews

5 Stars
95.23809523809524%
(60)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
3.1746031746031744%
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Both, my husband and I have seen Dr. Gentry. We grade our visits with an A+. Dr. Gentry is professional, efficient and personable. The staff at his office is friendly and very organized. We will schedule with Dr. Gentry again when we are ready for our next appointment.
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Fantastic interaction with me as a patient; clearly explained procedure and recommendations. He and his support team made me very comfortable throughout the entire process. A well-organized and efficient practice, I highly recommend Dr. Gentry and C&RS.
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Dr. Gentry took me on as an emergency case (bowel obstruction); possible colon cancer. He scheduled me for surgery outside of his surgery schedule and removed everything he believed he needed to remove. After a drawn out recovery, I am beginning to feel amazingly better. I am sure with time and...Read More
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I would not hesitate for one second to recommend Dr. Gentry.
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This past year, I was fortunate enough to have Dr. Gentry as my surgeon on a colon surgery. His skills, knowledge, manner and caring well exceeded anything I could have reasonably expected. We'd all like to avoid such surgery if we can but if we cannot, there is simply no one better than Cary...Read More
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Colon and Rectal Specialists

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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sun: 8:30am - 4:30pm
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