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Dr. Claude Woollen, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Woollen

Dr. Claude Woollen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Spartanburg, SC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 1991 and specializes in general surgery.


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(864) 585-6491

Dr. Woollen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Companion Benefit Alternatives
CompCare
Comprehensive Behavioral Healthcare
CorVel
Coventry Health Care
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
Health Net
Jehovah’s Witnesses (ROJW) Facility Agreement Only
MedCost
Medicaid
Medicare
MedRisk
Worker's Compensation WC
MultiPlan
NovaNet
Private HealthCare Systems
Provider Select, Inc.
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Healthy Choice Plan
Three Rivers Provider Network
Tricare
USA Managed Care Organization

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Dr. Woollen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Woollen treats Abdominal Pain more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Woollen treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Appendicitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Woollen treats Appendicitis more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Woollen treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
Abscess
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Woollen treats Abscess more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Woollen treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

Dr. Woollen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrotomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Claude Woollen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Spartanburg, SC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 1991 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1991
Medical University of South Carolina
Medical School
1991

Awards

Dr. Woollen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Woollen

4.6

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Had a cyst removed from the back of my neck. Excellent bedside manner. Operation was near painless with the most minimal pain for a short time after. Dr. Woolen explained as he went along and the stitches were hand sewn with more than the ER would give someone, ensuring minimal scarring. Dr. Woolen...Read More
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