Dr. Tommie Canipe, MD

Dr. Tommie Canipe, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 85
Dr. Tommie Canipe, MD is a general surgery specialist in Morehead City, NC and has been practicing for 53 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1959 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

302 Medical Park Ct

Morehead City, NC 28557

Contact Information

(252) 247-2013

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Humana

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more than 61% of peers
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more than 10% of peers
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more than 4% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

6  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 1959
  • North Carolina Baptist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1960
  • North Carolina Baptist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1965

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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