Dr. Leonard Wudel Jr, MD

Dr. Leonard Wudel Jr, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Leonard Wudel Jr, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Winston Salem, NC. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 12 years.

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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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wudel Jr "To provide the most compassionate, complete, individualized and technologically advanced surgical care for thoracic disease(s)."
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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Wudel Jr does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinitis
  • 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
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thymus Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diagnostic Lung Surgery
  • Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer Resection
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Abscess Surgery
  • 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 Surgery
  • Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Wudel Jr has no awards or honors listed.

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
  • Superior vena cava syndrome., 2001 Feb.
  • Prevention of gallstone formation in morbidly obese patients undergoing rapid weight loss: results of a randomized controlled pilot study., 2002 Jan.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wudel Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wudel Jr to family and friends
4.2
based on 10 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Wudel Jr's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Davidson NC |
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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in Boone, NC |
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...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wudel Jr accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • 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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