Dr. Thomas Woodyard, MD

Dr. Thomas Woodyard, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o
(36)

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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

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Top Care Areas

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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

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

66  Conditions Treated

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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
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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

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Dr. Woodyard's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Woodyard

4.3

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
80.55555555555556%
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4 Stars
2.7777777777777777%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(6)

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Went to ER with severe abdominal pain. Admitted for emergency appendectomy which Dr. Woodyard performed. I was walking around within hours and back to work in 3 days. Incisions were tidy and are healing fast.
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Dr Woodward removed my gallbladder 2 weeks ago and I am very appreciative. I feel like a new person. He was very straight forward which I prefer and really cared about my wellbeing and how i felt. I appreciate him getting the surgery done in a timely manner and always keeping my husband up to date...Read More
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Dr. Woodyard is a great surgeon. Not only is he in the elite surgical office in Middle Ga., he is also in with Dr. Keith Martin. He has build a superior reputation for himself . I am a pharmacist in Middle Ga. and very picky about who I use. I would recommend Dr. Woodyard above any surgeon in...Read More
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3 weeks ago Dr. Woodyard surgically repaired an inguinal hernia for me in outpatient surgery. Prior to and after surgery he answered all my questions (and I had many). I found him to be professional. I was also able to engage him on subjects beyond the most important surgery topics. He has...Read More
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I'm very pleased with the office staff and Dr. Woodyard's care, professionalism and timely service. I was in excruciating pain and Dr. Woodyard took me as a new patient from a referral within an hour on the same day. Debbie worked diligently with me and my insurance company to get me approved...Read More
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