Dr. W McIver Leppard, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 40

Dr. Leppard
Accepting new patients

Providence Surgical Associates

2750 Laurel St Columbia, SC 29204

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(803) 409-7130

Dr. W McIver Leppard, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Columbia, SC and has over 14 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina medical school in 2007. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Prisma Health Baptist Hospital and Prisma Health Richland Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Leppard to book an appointment.


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  • Low Wait Times
    Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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Dr. Leppard's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Wound Repair
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leppard performs Wound Repair more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Leppard performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Skin Grafts
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leppard performs Skin Grafts more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Leppard performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leppard treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Leppard treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Leppard's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lipomas
  • Liposuction
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Laxity
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrinkles

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Dr. Leppard accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedCost
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Dr. Leppard's Reviews

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  • Explained conditions well (16)
  • Listened & answered questions (16)
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    I went to two other older surgeons to consult for my surgery in addition to Dr. Leppard. Neither compared to him. His staff were professional and available. He was the right amount of relatability and professional to build trust. When I asked him about the procedure, he excitedly told me what he was going to do with my case. He explained what he did with passion as if it was just as fun as going on a vacation. I am less than a week post op and am so happy with the results. He is a genius. Back to his staff: Elise is amazing. She is organized and knows her stuff. She has called me 3 times this week, once before the procedure and the other two times after to check on me. The communication and follow up has been awesome. He may be younger, but he is the best kept secret in Columbia for plastic surgeons!
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Dec 06, 2020
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    Dr. Leppard saved my husband's life when we went to the ER at Providence Hospital a year ago. He is probably the most stellar surgeon in Columbia. We would recommend him to anyone and everyone AND he just happens to have been my student at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School two decades ago.
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    Salley (Ashley ) Davis – Apr 29, 2020
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    I have had two cosmetic procedures by Dr. Leppard and was very pleased with the outcome of both. Great patient interaction(bedside manner), friendly and helpful staff; very nice office. I can’t recommend him enough and will not hesitate to see him again should the need arise.
    What went well
    • Wait times
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    No results
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    Patsy in Columbia, SC – Jan 22, 2020
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    Dr. Leppard is wonderful, knowledable, great bedside manner and top notch in his field with great staff. Established an on-going relationship with him 4th qtr '17 via surgeon recommendation and he has exceeded every expectation I've had along with way. Admire and respect him immensely.
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    Bet Tarrant in Columbia, SC – Feb 17, 2019
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    Best doctor and surgeon I have ever been to. Dr. Leppard has done several of my breast reconstruction revisions.
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    What could be improved
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    Nicole in SC – Feb 07, 2019
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    One of the most patient aware physicians I have met in last 20 years. Dr Leppard is excellent in his abilities as well as balancing that with his compassion for his patient. I highly and do mean highly recommend Dr Leppard.
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    Lisa Koon in Batesburg , SC – Dec 09, 2018
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    He’s amazing at what he does. I had a bilateral breast reduction and lift performed on 5/16/18 & I am in love with my results. He and his entire staff are very professional and personable. They answered every question I’ve had before and after my procedure with a high level of courteousness & care. I’d highly recommend him!
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    5 people found this helpful
    Helpful
    ShaMyra Hampton in Columbia, SC – Aug 28, 2018
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    He's amazing in what he does! I received a breast reduction and I love the results from him doing my surgery! I highly recommend Dr. Leppard!!!
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    What could be improved
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    8 people found this helpful
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    Columbia, SC – Apr 24, 2017
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    Wonderful! He literally saved my husband's life when he crashed on New Years Eve. Not great at explaining procedures to the patient but you can always goggle it. But his work was excellent and his team is a great bunch.
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    What could be improved
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    1 person found this helpful
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    Joe and Elaine McElhaney in Columbia, SC – Apr 17, 2017
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    Dr. Leppard was not only very professional; he was also very personable. He is a talented surgeon and I will definitely recommend him to anyone I know needing surgery or elective cosmetic procedures. I had a really good experience at his office. It was clean, the office staff was very nice, and he is a great physician. I'm so glad I found him.
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    What could be improved
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    Sandy in Columbia, SC – Mar 23, 2017
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    I am so thrilled with the results from my visit today that I HAD to share! Great office staff! Highly professional and pleasant from the beginning to the end. Immaculate surgical suite and exam rooms. And Dr. Leppard, he was just wonderful. Listened to my concerns and addressed them all. It truly could not have been a better experience. Thank you, Providence Surgical, for everything!
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    Tonya in Columbia, SC – Mar 16, 2017
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    Outstanding caring Doctor l had a bad accident and he has helped me emensely
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    John Ashe in Columbia SC – Nov 12, 2016
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    Dr. Leppard helped me out a lot very nice person and he takes his time to explain everything that he was doing for me I had a breast reduction and I thank him so much for my new set very happy.thank you agine Tammy
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    Tammy in Columbia sc – Sep 17, 2016
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    In April of 2016, Dr. Leppard performed a breast reduction on me and I feel so much better! I was in so much pain and very uncomfortable. He was very caring and and professional from the first consult visit to the operating room. I am glad he was my doctor and would highly recommend him.
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    Nat in Columbia, SC – Jul 08, 2016
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    Dr. Leppard performed a surgical resection of a pilonidal cyst. If I had known in advance that this procedure would go so smoothly, I would have had it done years ago. I would trust Dr. Leppard to treat any condition and perform any procedure within his area of expertise and qualification. He is a class act.
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    Jonathan Chandler in Columbia, SC – Feb 10, 2016
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    Office staff was friendly - didn't have to wait long - Dr. Leppard has a wonderful personality - was my first appointment and his medical assistant worked me to have a procedure done in the clinic while I was there. The procedure went well.
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    DMack in Columbia, SC – Jan 05, 2016
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    About Me

    Biography

    Olympic Torch Bearer, 1996 Resident Teacher of the Month-October, 2008 Resident Teacher of the Month-October, 2009 Resident Teacher of the Month-January,...Read more

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery

    Education

    2015
    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Fellowship Hospital
    2012
    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Residency Hospital
    2008
    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Internship Hospital
    2007
    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School
    2003
    Wofford College
    Undergraduate School

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. W McIver Leppard, MD accepting new patients?

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    What are Dr. W McIver Leppard, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Leppard frequently treats Wound Repair, Skin Grafts, and Gastrointestinal Diseases. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Leppard treats.

    Where is Dr. W McIver Leppard, MD's office located?

    Dr. Leppard's office is located at 2750 Laurel St, Columbia, SC 29204. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    Providence Surgical Associates

    Providence Surgical Associates2750 Laurel St Columbia, SC 29204
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    Affiliated Hospitals

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    Prisma Health Baptist Hospital

    Columbia, SC

    65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

    Prisma Health Richland Hospital

    Columbia, SC

    72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

    Providence Health

    Columbia, SC

    72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average