Dr. Christopher Ward, MD

Dr. Christopher Ward, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christopher Ward, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Elko, NV. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

1995 Errecart Blvd Ste 102

Elko, NV 89801

Contact Information

(775) 738-3111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 88% of peers
Hemorrhoids
high
more than 83% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 82% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Naval Med Center San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ward has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ward's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ward to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Ward's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
I have never felt more uncomfortable with a doctor than I have with this man. As being a young woman going alone to talk to the doctor about my health problems he acted like I was a complete joke. He did not make me feel welcome whatsoever. That fact that I came home crying to my family for how I felt is disgusting. I felt so uncomfortable I will definitely be looking for a different surgeon to discuss my options.
in Clearwater, ID |
My appointment with Dr. Christopher Ward, 4-17-17. I found the receptionist courteous, pleasant and efficient with the usual new patient paperwork. The waiting room was quiet, well furnished and comfortable. I waited a very short period and was ushered in to meet Dr. Ward. I found him to be very pleasant, efficient in describing my condition in simple and easily understood English and he expressed a most conservative position in relation to my possible surgery. I was very pleased.
in Sandpoint, ID |
Dr. Ward is very professional, knowledgeable and thorough and kind. He also has an amazing professional staff, which is so important. He truly cares about his patients and works hard for them.
Elko |
Very good doctor and a kind man.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ward accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ward has admitting privileges

Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital
2001 Errecart Blvd
Elko, NV 89801
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