Dr. Richard L. Hussong Jr., MD

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Dr. Richard L. Hussong Jr., MD

General Surgery | Male

12 Arley Way, Bluffton, SC 29910 Get Directions
(843) 681-9489

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Dr. Hussong Jr. specializes in General Surgery and practices in Bluffton, SC. He practices at 3 locations.

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      Specialties

      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Abscess
      • Adrenal Gland Cancer
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anal Fissure
      • Anal or Rectal Pain
      • Aneurysm
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Boil
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Breast Pain
      • Burn Injuries
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Common Bile Duct Stone
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Diverticulitis
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Varices
      • Gallbladder Diseases
      • Gallstones
      • Gastric Ulcer
      • Gastroenteritis
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Goiter
      • Graves' Disease
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hidradenitis
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Diseases
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Laceration
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Liver Diseases and Disorders
      • Lung Cancer
      • Melanoma
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Rectal Prolapse
      • Rib Fracture
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Second-Degree Burns
      • Skin Cancer
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Thyroid Disease
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia
      • Wounds

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Amputation
      • Appendectomy
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Biopsy
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Diabetic Foot Care
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
      • 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
      • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
      • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hernia Repair
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • 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
      • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroid Surgery
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Vaginal Surgery
      • Vagotomy
      • Wound Care and Management
      • Wound Repair

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1993

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Tennessee--Memphis

        Completed in 1998

      • Undergraduate School
        Wright State University

        Graduated in 1989

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Hussong Jr.'s experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Hussong Jr.'s Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Experience with Dr. Hussong Jr.

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