Dr. Philip Fong, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 39

  
Dr. Fong

Duke Regional Hospital

3643 N Roxboro St Durham, NC 27704

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(919) 684-4064

Dr. Philip Fong, MD is a general surgery specialist in Durham, NC. He specializes in general surgery, critical care surgery, and more.


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(919) 684-4064

Dr. Fong accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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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PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery

This subspecialty of general surgery treats a variety of conditions affecting the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen through procedures including liver resection, gallbladder removal, and the Whipple procedure.

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fong performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Fong performs this procedure more than 93% of their peers

Gallbladder Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fong performs Gallbladder Removal more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Fong performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

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Dr. Fong's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Megacolon
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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He was great and very patient answering my questions!! I really liked his bedside manors. I appreciate him being so great with my surgery and follow up visit!! Thanks Dr. Fong
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Philip Fong, MD is a general surgery specialist in Durham, NC. He specializes in general surgery, critical care surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Awards

Locations

Duke Regional Hospital

Duke Regional Hospital3643 N Roxboro St Durham, NC 27704
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Duke Regional Hospital

Durham, NC

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)