Dr. Robert Ripley, MD

Dr. Robert Ripley, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Robert Ripley, MD is a general surgery specialist in Salem, VA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 1979 and specializes in general surgery.

1898 Braeburn Dr

Salem, VA 24153

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Varicose Veins
very high
more than 92% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
high
more than 88% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Ripley'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

63  Conditions Treated

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55  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • 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 Rectal 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
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Mole Removal
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • 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)
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • University Of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Med College Ga Affil Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Med College Ga Affil Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ripley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ripley's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ripley to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Ripley'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 (1)

Competent and compassionate.
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