Dr. Kirk Caddell, MD

Dr. Kirk Caddell, MD

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Dr. Kirk Caddell, MD is a general surgery specialist in Amory, MS and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med in 2011 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.Read his story

1127 Earl Frye Blvd # B

Amory, MS 38821

Contact Information

(662) 256-3333

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 21% of peers
Benign Tumor
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more than 19% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 13% of peers

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Dr. Caddell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Caddell "I dreamed of being a surgeon from a very young age and consider myself blessed to be practicing true general surgery in this wonderful rural community. My family and I enjoy really getting to know the people in our community and I like developing real relationships with my patients, something that is far more difficult in a large city. Despite being in a rural setting, we offer a broad array of leading surgical modalities, from laparoscopic to robotic surgery options. I trained in these areas at a leading surgical center (UNC Chapel Hill), and was excited that I would be able to continue to offer these proven options to reduce patient recovery times and better treat everything from hernias to colon cancers. I am especially excited that our practice (Amory Surgery Clinic) and Gilmore Memorial Hospital are able to work well together and implement programs that work to benefit patients. We recently introduced an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program for our colorectal surgery patients, aimed at further reducing length of stay in the hospital and speeding recovery while reducing pain. Additionally, we have launched a Heartburn Center in coordination with our Gastroenterology colleagues, designed to offer a comprehensive approach to reflux management, from medicine and endoscopic therapies to surgical intervention, including innovative therapies such as LINX for reflux."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Caddell "Surgery can be one of the scariest undertakings in a patients life. The prospect of the unknown creates anxiety and there is the postoperative recovery that takes them away from their normal routine and interrupts family and work activities. I work hard to make sure that a patient is well educated about their disease/problem, and that I thoroughly explain how a procedure is performed, the risks involved, and the expected postoperative recovery course. This approach helps to ease some of this anxiety and helps the patient to become an active participant in the process of their own treatment and recovery. I also seek to understand the factors that may impact a patients ability to recover well from surgery, including other diseases such as diabetes or hypertension, and craft strategies with the patient and their family for addressing these challenges so their impact is minimized."
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7  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

90  Conditions Treated

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50  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • Debridement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Robotic Assisted Procedure
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Stereotactic Biopsy
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

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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

  • Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • U.S. Army Reserves, General Surgeon, Captain, 2015-
  • Eskland Pediatric Surgery Resident of the Year, 2013-14
Media & Publications
  • Geography or Pathology? Regional variation in atrial septal defect closure rates and techniques., 2011
  • Can the intestinal dysmotility of critical illness be differentiated from postoperative ileus?, 2011
  • Common ground: measuring intra-institutional mortality among pediatric surgical procedures., 2010
  • A Case of Iliac Crest Avulsion with Peritoneal Disruption and Bowel Herniation after Blunt Trauma: A Case Report and Review of Literature, 2016
  • Favorable early outcomes for patients with extended indications for thoracic endografting., 2009
  • Patient-specific insulin-resistance-guided infusion improves glycemic control in cardiac surgery., 2010
  • Regional variation in prosthesis choice for aortic valve replacement in older patients., 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member

Dr. Caddell's Reviews

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Love the staff! There we’re so nice! And the doctor said were so great! I loved how quick I got in and got out! Absolutely great facility
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Dr. Caddell is the best! I made a same day appointment for a surgery consult to remove my gallbladder. I was very nervous at first because of my other medical conditions. Dr. Caddell not only made me feel comfortable but addressed my concerns throughly explaining everything to me. In recovery,...Read More
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We have received excellent care from Dr. Caddell & his staff. He is very prompt & precise in his patient care. His office staff is wonderful in taking care of a patient's needs also. This meeting of Dr.Caddell came by way of an emergency, but we couldn't have chosen a better doctor. Thank you Dr....Read More
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My Daughter was seen by Dr,Caddell,i was very impressed by the care she recieved,he was very good to explain everything to her,you could tell he cared about his paitents,he had to remove a lump in my daughtes breast at the hospital he was aslo very careing at explaining things,the staff at his...Read More
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I have used Dr. Caddell for two of my surgeries and he was very thorough and great at helping my husband and I at any information and questions we needed answered. I highly recommend him.
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