Dr. Peter L. Rutledge, MD

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Dr. Peter L. Rutledge, MD

General Surgery | Male

HARRIS METHODIST SELECT-URBAN 6100 Harris Pkwy Ste 270, Fort Worth, TX 76132 Get Directions
(817) 433-5978

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Dr. Rutledge specializes in General Surgery and practices in Fort Worth, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      I would not recommend this doctor to anyone. I needed a port. He had to try two places to get it placed. The incisions were about 5" long where my old port had approximately a 1 inch incision. He used staples on one incision and super glue on other. Why staples? He knew I had cancer and was taking chemo so should have known I would have CT scans. He did not put in a power port which is the most common port (what most doctors use) so now I can't use my port when I have CT scans. Very unhappy.
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      Specialties

      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Abscess
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Aneurysm
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Diverticulum
      • Fracture
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gallbladder Cancer
      • Gallstones
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hidradenitis
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Atresia
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Meckel's Diverticulum
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Rib Fracture
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Adrenalectomy
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Bone Marrow Biopsy
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Excision of Breast Tumor
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Fecal Impaction Removal
      • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
      • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hernia Repair
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparotomy
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Orchiectomy
      • Parathyroidectomy
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Puncture Aspiration
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
      • Skin Grafts
      • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroidectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Vagotomy
      • Wound Repair

      Background Check

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston

        Graduated in 1982

      • Residency Hospital
        Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

        Completed in 1987

        Massachusetts General Hospital
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Broomfield Hosp

        Completed in 1990

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • 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. Rutledge's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Rutledge

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients