Dr. Wayne Frei, MD

Dr. Wayne Frei, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Wayne Frei, MD is a general surgery specialist in Aiken, SC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads in 1990 and specializes in general surgery.

410 University Pkwy Ste 2310

Aiken, SC 29801

Contact Information

(803) 648-1318

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • 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 Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • 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)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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

  • Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Spartanburg Reg Hlthcare Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Frei has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Frei's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Frei to family and friends
4.6
based on 21 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Frei'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 (6)

Nov 2016, I was diagnosed with possible temporal arteritis, a condition that can cause blindness. A biopsy of my left temporal artery was recommended. During surgery, Dr. Frei cut a facial nerve. I developed numbness in the temporal area and drooping of the tissue over my left eye which obscures...more
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Dr. Frei is a very busy physician, HOWEVER, he always made me feel I was his # 1 priority. He explained the procedures he preformed so I could understand and ask questions. He spent time before and after surgery. He is very honest and thorough. His office staff is very courteous and timely as...more
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best dr i have ever been too 5 star
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Hi Joseph, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at Wayne Frei MD. We're happy we could meet your expectations! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Have a great day!

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Dr. Frei was an amazing doctor. Had emergency surgery to have my appendix removed by him, couldn't have asked for a better person to do it. He checked on me multiple times daily after surgery and was very genuine and kind. Absolutely loved him!
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Amanda, we always strive to provide top quality service to every guest, and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with Wayne Frei MD! Thanks for taking the time to leave us this great review and positive feedback about your recent visit. Take care!

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Dr. Frei preformed an excellent colonoscopy on me. He gave me careful instructions on preparation. He is an excellent listener, and very generous with his time in answering questions. He is always pleasant and courteous. Blended with his superb medical skills, those qualities make him the...more
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