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

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  • Aetna
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  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • UnitedHealthCare

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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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Dr. Temple Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Breast Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Temple Jr treats Breast Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Temple Jr treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Temple Jr treats Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Temple Jr treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abnormal Menstruation
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorders
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Temple Jr treats HPV (Human Papillomavirus) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Temple Jr treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Temple Jr's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atrophic Vaginitis
Birth Control
Bladder Surgery
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Carcinoma in Situ
Cervical Polyps
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Pelvic Pain
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
Female Infertility
Female Pelvic Disorders
Gynecologic Cancer
Gynecologic Cancer Screening
Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
Hysterectomy - Open
Incontinence Sling Procedure
In-Office Endometrial Ablation
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
Osteoporosis Screening
Ovarian Cysts
Pap Smear
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Pelvic Pain
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Pregnancy Test
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Symptomatic Menopause
Thyroid Screening
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Uterine Fibroids
Uterine Prolapse
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Vaginal Cancer
Vaginal Prolapse
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Vaginal Surgery
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Vulvar Cancer
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 a...


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

Board Certifications


Wake Forest University Baptist Med Center
Residency Hospital
Wake Forest University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
Medical School
Davidson College
Undergraduate School


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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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