Dr. William Rucker, MD

Dr. William Rucker, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. William Rucker, MD is a general surgery specialist in Wilson, NC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1980 and specializes in general surgery.

130 Glendale Dr W

Wilson, NC 27893

Contact Information

(252) 399-7557

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rucker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ulcer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Burn Injuries
very high
more than 95% of peers
Second-Degree Burns
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rucker "Wilson Surgical Associates, P.A. provides a broad range of general, vascular and laparoscopic surgical procedures. We utilize the latest technological innovations in minimally invasive surgical techniques, and our Board Certified surgeons are experienced in treating a variety of surgical issues, from very complex abdominal problems to the simplest removal of skin lesions. Our practice has delivered quality surgical care, with compassion and understanding, to the Wilson community for twenty years. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide the best care possible."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

66  Conditions Treated

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57  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystoenterostomy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • 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
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • 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
  • 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 Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • 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
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 5/21/2013
    Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: KINSTON, NC
    State: North 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

  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • East Carolina University, Pitt Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • East Carolina University, Pitt Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rucker has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Rucker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rucker's Reviews

2.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rucker to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Rucker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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