Dr. Leonard Wudel Jr, MD

Dr. Leonard Wudel Jr, MD

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Age 55
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Dr. Leonard Wudel Jr, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Winston Salem, NC and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from East Tennessee State University/James H Quillen College Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

MEDICAL CENTER BLVD

Winston Salem, NC 27157

Contact Information

(336) 716-4314

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wudel Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wudel Jr performs Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Wudel Jr performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wudel Jr performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Wudel Jr performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wudel Jr performs Lung Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Wudel Jr performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Wudel Jr's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diagnostic Lung Surgery
Endocarditis
Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Cancer Resection
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Abscess Surgery
Lung Cancer
Lung Mass
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Nodule
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Cancer
Mediastinal Surgery
Mediastinal Tumors
Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mediastinitis
Mediastinoscopy
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Procedure
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracotomy
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Thymus Cancer
Thymus Disorders
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

To provide the most compassionate, complete, individualized and technologically advanced surgical care for thoracic disease(s).

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 2006
    University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Fellowship Hospital
    2006
  • 2004
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2004
  • 1998
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1998
  • 1994
    East Tennessee State University/James H Quillen College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1994
  • 1990
    University Of Tennessee
    Undergraduate School
    1990

Awards

  • National Institutes of Health-Indvidual National Research Service Award, 2000
  • The Alfred Blalock Surgical Resident Award-Outstanding Research, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2004
  • House Staff Clinical Teaching Award, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2004
  • Kenneth Jacobs Research Fellowship Award, Vanderbilt University Department of Surgery, 2000
  • Super Award-Outstanding Employee, University of Michigan Medical Center, 2004
  • The Joseph W. and Bonnie J. Graves Award, Vanderbilt University Department of Surgery, 2003
  • Lloyd S. Rogers Award-Overall Best Research Presentation, The Association of VA Surgeons, 2002
  • Star Award, St. Thomas Hospital, 2011

Media & Publications

  • Disparate outcomes in patients with colorectal cancer: effect of race on long-term survival., 2002 May
  • Hepatic cryoablation-induced multi-system injury: bioluminescent detection of NF-kappa B activation in a transgenic mouse model., 2002
  • Orthotopic Liver transplantation and hepatic resection: lessons learned from complimentary disciplines., 2002
  • Multi-organ inflammation after hepatic cryoablation in BALB/c mice, 2003
  • Biliary reconstruction is enhanced with a collagen-polyethylene glycol sealant., 2002 Jun.
  • Long-Term Detrimental Effect of Bile Duct Injury on Health Related Quality of Life, 2004
  • Bile duct injury following laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a cause for continued concern., 2001 Jun.
  • Modulation of endotoxin-induced NF-kappa B activation in lung and liver through TNF type 1 and IL-1 receptors., 2002 Dec.
  • The role of [18F] fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography imaging in the evaluation of hepatocellular carcinoma., 2003 Feb.
  • Indications and limitations of liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma, 2003

Dr. Wudel Jr's Reviews

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Could not have hoped to find a better Dr. He is skilled extremely caring and generous with his time and knowledge. You put your life in someone's hands during surgery and I am so very greatful it was his hands! Recommend him very highly.
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I have had 3 surgeries and I'm not nearly to the point doctor Wudel confidently predicted I would be after 1. His follow-up has been horrible, frankly ridiculous. He way oversold his abilities and way under delivered. I am now facing an additional procedure to repair his failed Hardware and I'm...Read More
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Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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