Dr. Montgomery Cox, MD

Dr. Montgomery Cox, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Montgomery Cox, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Hickory, NC. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

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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Obesity
high
more than 83% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 80% of peers
Stomach Surgery
normal
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."
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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Boil
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Trauma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholelithiasis
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Trauma
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Weight Loss
  • Wounds
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • 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
  • 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
  • Gastrotomy
  • 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
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Pediatric Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • 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

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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

  • 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

Dr. Cox has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cox's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cox to family and friends
4.1
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Cox's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (1)

in Taylorsville, NC |
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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Dr. Cox accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Catawba Valley Medical Center
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