Dr. Christopher Willkomm, MD

Dr. Christopher Willkomm, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
39 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Christopher Willkomm, MD is a general surgery specialist in Venice, FL and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in general surgery, dermatologic surgery, and more.

Surgical Associates of Venice & Englewood

436 Nokomis Ave S

Venice, FL 34285
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Insurance Accepted

  • Advantra
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Willkomm performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
Anorectal Abscess
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Willkomm's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Willkomm "I was fortunate enough to receive some good advice from a high school teacher, and it reinforces my decision to become a surgeon.  My teacher told me "Find a career your love because you will be doing it for a long time."  My job comes with a lot of responsibility and stress, but I truly enjoy what I do and am thankful for the opportunity every day.  I truly consider myself lucky to be able to do something that brings a new challenge and new situation every day.

Having been trained on the da Vinci system during my general surgery residency, it was great to get back on the equipment in March of 2011 and be the first surgeon in Sarasota County to perform this type of robotic procedure at Venice Regional Medical Center.

Working at Surgical Associates of Venice & Englewood gives me the opportunity to have a home town atmosphere while providing cutting-edge approaches to patient care."


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8  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

114  Conditions Treated


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108  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Breast Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Amputation
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Aspiration of Breast Cysts
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bowel Obstruction Repair
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Debridement
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stereotactic Biopsy
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • Stereotactic Procedure
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Whipple Procedure


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University of South Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Willkomm has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Doctors Hospital of Sarasota

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Dr. Willkomm's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Willkomm to family and friends
52 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (52)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Willkomm's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

I have had 3 surgeries with Dr Willkomm, and my Father had 1. All I can say is I trust this man more than anyone I've ever known. His knowledge, bedside manner and caring has always put my family at ease. Thank you Doc!
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I recently selected Dr. Willkomm to remove my gallbladder. At age 70+ this was my first surgery ever. I researched his background … medical school, years in practice, ratings on websites and discussed his approach to treatment with some previous patients that I know. He was extremely competent,...more
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I am 72 and never had surgery in my life. I entered into this experience with some fear and apprehension. However, instantly upon meeting Dr. Willkomm I felt that he was treating me with the same care and expertise as if I was his father. I felt in good competent hands. I would highly recommend him...more
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Excellent surgeon with a bedside manner that all should follow.
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From initial consultation through post-surgery follow up, Dr. Willkomm carefully explained what would be done and what was going on. His manner and straight forward answers were very comforting. I could not have asked for a more capable and caring surgeon.
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