Dr. Walid Abou-Jaoude, MD

Dr. Walid Abou-Jaoude, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Walid Abou-Jaoude, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in general surgery.

1760 Nicholasville Rd Ste 202

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

(859) 277-5711

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Abou-Jaoude performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 88% of peers
Breast Lump
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Abou-Jaoude'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*

39  Conditions Treated

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39  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • 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, 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
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • U Louisville
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • U Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abou-Jaoude has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abou-Jaoude's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abou-Jaoude to family and friends
23 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Abou-Jaoude'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 (4)

I am actually recommending him to my father for a procedure he is having to have done. I had an excellent experience. Dr. AJ is wonderful!
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DR AJ has performed 2 surgeries on me in the last 5 years. On both occasions I found him to be very caring and concerned about my well being and did everything to make me feel comfortable and confident in his abilities. The first thing you will notice about him is his bedside manner and caring...more
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Dr. A. J. had a two page diagram of exactly what is normal in a breast and then showed me how the breast works and what I had and how we were going to fix it and kept reassuring me that if all is as the mammagram showed he could go in and remove it but wanted to do an MRI to be sure that things...more
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Dr. AJ has a very calming manner. He put me and my husband at ease after discussing my surgery options for breast cancer. During the initial consult he talked to me and not at me and he made me feel (based on his confident and calming manner) that everything was going to be ok.....I will be 2...more
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