Dr. Thomas Woodyard, MD

Dr. Thomas Woodyard, MD

Save
General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o
(31)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Thomas Woodyard, MD is a general surgery specialist in Macon, GA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente

Learn about Dr. Woodyard

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
very high
more than 95% of peers
Gallbladder Removal
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Woodyard'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*

66  Conditions Treated

Less
Read Less

63  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • 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 Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
Less
Read Less

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Wright Patterson Air Force Base
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Keesler Afb Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Woodyard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Woodyard does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Woodyard and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Woodyard's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Woodyard to family and friends
31 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Woodyard'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 (27)

Dr. Woodyard was great during my emergency gall bladder removal. He discussed everything with me, had great bedside manners, and did a fantastic job.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
I went to Dr. Woodyard after going through a series of tests for ongoing abdominal pain. Dr. Woodyard was extensive & thorough in underlining the problem to an overactive gallbladder. Everyone from his office to all that provided care to me at the Medical Center were phenomenal. Within 2 hours...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Dr. Woodyard was great! My surgery was a success and I feel great. The hospital staff at the coliseum was excellent as well.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Dr. Woodyard has operated on me twice in the last 3 years, both for emergency procedures. He was very caring and professional. His explanations and follow ups were good.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Dr. Woodyard is AMAZING. I was referred over to him and I made my appointment but I called later that day and told them how awful I felt and they got me in THAT day. I wasn’t even able to sit down in the room before he was in there and taking care of me. My surgery was the next morning to have my...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Image of Dr. Woodyard
Are you Dr. Woodyard?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!