Dr. Montgomery Cox, MD

Dr. Montgomery Cox, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Montgomery Cox, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1997 and specializes in bariatric surgery.

415 N Center St Ste 102

Hickory, NC 28601

Contact Information

(828) 327-9178

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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more than 83% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 80% of peers
Stomach Surgery
more than 62% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cox "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."

1  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

90  Conditions Treated

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78  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Medical University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Medical University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Montgomery Cox, MD
Dr Cox did my gastric bypass. He was professional, supportive, and always interested with my recovery and progress. His treatment was so good I was able to make 27 laps around the surgical floor my first time up after surgery.
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Vernon Kiss in Taylorsville, NC – Nov 08, 2016
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