Dr. David Ford, MD

Dr. David Ford, MD

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52 y/o
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Dr. David Ford, MD is a general surgery specialist in North Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in general surgery.

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Dr. Ford's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ford treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ford performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ford performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Umbilical Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ford treats Umbilical Hernia more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ford treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ford's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenalectomy
Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Breast Tumor
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Cystectomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocrine Surgical Procedure
Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Graft vs Host Disease
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
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 Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatitis
Paracentesis
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Rib Fracture
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Tracheal Surgery
Trigger Point Injection
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Ford, MD is a general surgery specialist in North Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1993
Medical University of South Carolina Medical Ctr
Internship Hospital
1992
Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
Medical School
1988
Hendrix College
Undergraduate School
1993
1992
1988

Awards

Dr. Ford's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ford

4.2

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
78.94736842105263%
(15)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
21.05263157894737%
(4)

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  • Staff friendliness
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VERY PERSONABLE, FRIENDLY AND RIGHT TO THE POINT. SURGERY AND ENTIRE STAFF WERE AWESOME. HOPE WE DON'T MEET IN THE FUTURE, BUT IF A SITUATION ARISES, YOU WILL SEE ME AGAIN. THANKS FOR THE GREAT CARE
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Very professional and friendly. Lets you know upfront what needs to be done. Great Surgeon.
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Had a great experience during my first visit, the staff had me in and out in about 15 min.
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Dr. David W. Ford is an excellent surgeon as well as an outstanding human being. He is very friendly and his staff go above and beyond their normal daily task to help you with any concerns you might have with scheduling your surgery, pre-op, post-op, your healing process, etc. After his staff...Read More
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We recently visited Dr. Ford for a hernia problem for my 97 year old father. He was wonderful with him. The office staff was extremely helpful. Dr. Ford was also my husband's surgeon. I recommend him highly.
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Golden Rule
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Options PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedCost
MedCost PPO
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Planned Administration Inc
POMCO Group
Principal Life
SelectHealth
Simplifi
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
United Healthcare

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