Dr. Peter Ford, MD

Dr. Peter Ford, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Peter Ford, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Monash Univ in 1997 and specializes in vascular surgery.Read his story

7800 Providence Rd Ste 209

Charlotte, NC 28226

Contact Information

(704) 544-7535

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ford performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Varicose Veins
high
more than 84% of peers
Venous Insufficiency
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Ford's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Ford's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ford "PETER FORD MD FACS RPVI Board Certified Vascular Surgeon A native of Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Ford received his medical training at the internationally renowned Monash University School of Medicine. Upon relocating to the United States in 2000, he completed his General Surgery residency at the State University of New York at Buffalo, followed by fellowship training in Vascular Surgery at the University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill. From 2007-2014 Dr. Ford served as Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at UNC, where he was responsible for teaching and mentoring medical students, surgical residents and vascular surgery trainees in addition to caring for complex vascular surgery patients. Dr. Ford transitioned to private practice in 2014, and is currently practicing at Vascular Solutions in Charlotte, North Carolina. Board-certified in both General Surgery and Vascular Surgery, Dr. Ford also holds the credentials of Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI). He is a member of the Society of Vascular Surgery (SVS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Dr. Ford has a special interest in the management of varicose veins, venous disease, and vascular disorders. Dr. Ford is co-author of several publications in surgical journals, and has co-authored several chapters in surgical textbooks. In addition, he has delivered multiple Grand-Rounds presentations on vascular surgery topics, and has presented at regional surgical meetings. In his spare time Dr. Ford enjoys mountain-biking, skiing, and spending time with his wife Katie, and three children."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ford "Dr. Fords care philosophy:

  • I believe every patient deserves "concierge level" care.
  • Professionalism is paramount.
  • Clear communication is imperative (avoid medical jargon).
  • I leverage my skills & experience as a vascular surgeon to achieve excellent results.
  • I am a regional leader in state-of-the-art vein procedures, and delight in bringing these technologies to the Charlotte market.
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1  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

13  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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

  • Monash Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University At Bufalo, SUNY
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University At Buffalo, SUNY
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ford's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ford to family and friends
38 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Ford'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Dr. Ford and staff are awesome. I had issue with my legs for 10 plus years, and was refer to them by my primary care Doctor. I started going to Vascular Solution, close to one year later, I am able to wear shorts again. Dr. Ford, PA Hartman, Nurse Riley, Nurse Cuy, and the entire Medical staff are...more
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Dr. Ford is AWESOME! Veins/valves were causing my legs to feel tired, heavy and causing skin blotches. He and staff were greet! Explaining step by step, everything from office visit ultra sound right on thru the proceedure. It was painless and over before I knew it. When I got home and walked...more
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My legs were very itchy and heavy for a long time. After my evaluation, Dr. Ford explained that I had venous insufficiency. I underwent the VenaSeal procedure and immediately felt relief from my symptoms. It feels like I'm wearing a new pair of legs. The staff make you feel like family. I'm so...more
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Dr. Ford and his entire office staff are wonderful! He and his team are very patient and took the time to answer all of my questions. I was very impressed with their thorough exams and professionalism. I highly recommend Vascular Solutions!!
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It was an easy journey having multiple procedures done by Dr. Peter Ford. He was attentive and answered all of my questions and concerns. The office staff is pleasant and do a great job getting you in on time. The facility is new and clean. I would highly recommend this office .
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