Dr. Rufus Temple Jr, MD

Dr. Rufus Temple Jr, MD

Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
Dr. Rufus Temple Jr, MD is a gynecology specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in gynecology, female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery, and more.

1606 Physicians Dr Ste 102

Wilmington, NC 28401

Contact Information

(910) 362-8765

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Breast Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Temple Jr "I am a gynecologist who sees women of all ages for their routine gynecolgic care. My practice focuses on the care and treatment of the mature woman in the management of perimenopausal and menopausal problems, hormone replacement, pelvic prolapse and urinary incontinence. I am a very experienced gynecologic surgeon who emphasizes the minimally invasive vaginal approach whenever possible. I emphasize respect for all patients, quality of care, and cost efficiency in medicine."

3  Specialties

  • Gynecology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

48  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • In-Office Endometrial Ablation
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery

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.


  • Davidson College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Wake Forest University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Wake Forest University Baptist Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Rufus Temple Jr, MD
My first visit with Dr Temple was in 1987 he remained my gynecologist. I would see other physicians in the practice during my pregnancy but out of all the physicians Dr Temple was The BEST. He has a great bedside manner, he listens to your concerns and act on them asap. I never had any complaint...Read More
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