Dr. David Dougherty, MD

Dr. David Dougherty, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. David Dougherty, MD is a general surgery specialist in Mechanicsville, VA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia School Of Med in 2003 and specializes in general surgery.

8262 Atlee Rd Ste 205

Mechanicsville, VA 23116

Contact Information

(804) 559-0194

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • American Progressive Life Insurance/Health Insurance
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • C and O Employee's Hospital Association
  • Chesapeake Life Insurance Co
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 89% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 88% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dougherty "Welcome to Surgical Specialists of Richmond. It is our sincere desire to provide the highest quality of surgical care to our patients and service to our colleagues. We are committed to providing timely and compassionate care to all of our patients. Our physicians are board certified in General Surgery."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Dougherty does not have any board certifications listed.

59  Conditions Treated


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54  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • 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)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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 Virginia School Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University of Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Dougherty has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Dougherty has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dougherty's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dougherty to family and friends
15 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Dougherty'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
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