Dr. Montgomery Cox, MD

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Dr. Montgomery Cox, MD

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19 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Boil
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Trauma
  • Colitis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Common Bile Duct Stone
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endometriosis of Colon
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Familial Polyposis
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Goiter
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laceration
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Lump
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Mass
  • Melanoma
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatobiliary Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Trauma
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Weight Loss
  • Wounds
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendectomy
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Bowel Resection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Ligation
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Pediatric Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Whipple Procedure

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

  • Medical School
    Medical University Of South Carolina

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Medical University Hospital

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Medical University Hospital

    Completed in 2003

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Affiliations

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Dr. Cox's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Cox's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Cox

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Cox's Care Philosophy

Modern techniques, an emphasis on compassionate care, and patient education to help make complex diseases & procedures understandable. Offering a wide range of general surgical procedures, including cancer surgery & bariatric (weight loss) surgery.