Dr. Yale Podnos, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 50

Dr. Podnos
Accepting new patients

North Carolina Surgery at Raleigh

2800 Blue Ridge Rd Ste 300 Raleigh, NC 27607

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(919) 784-7874

Dr. Yale Podnos, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Raleigh, NC. He is affiliated with Rex Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Podnos to book an appointment.

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Dr. Podnos is affiliated with Rex Hospital Raleigh, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for general surgery.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction
    Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Podnos' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Podnos performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Podnos performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Podnos performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Podnos performs this procedure more than 66% of his peers

Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Podnos performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Podnos performs this procedure more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Podnos' conditions and procedures:

  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines

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(919) 784-7874

Dr. Podnos accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Podnos' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Podnos

5.0

Based on 8 ratings

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  • Explained conditions well (8)
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    He made us feel at ease and took as much time as we needed for all of our questions. He was very approachable. The surgery went well and overall it was a very positive experience, thanks to him and his staff.
    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
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    Willow Spring – Apr 16, 2018
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    Excellent care, takes as much time as you need for discussion and procedures.
    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
    1 person found this helpful
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    Dave in Durham – Feb 18, 2017
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    Dr. Podnos is a very caring excellent surgeon! He made me feel so comfortable during my surgery.
    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
    1 person found this helpful
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    Joan Vinas in Cary, NC – Nov 17, 2016
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Yale Podnos, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Raleigh, NC. He is affiliated with Rex Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Podnos to book an appointment.

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    Education

    University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Yale Podnos, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Yale Podnos, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Podnos' profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Yale Podnos, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Yale Podnos, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Podnos frequently treats Port Placements or Replacements, Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision, and Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Podnos treats.

    Where is Dr. Yale Podnos, MD's office located?

    Dr. Podnos' office is located at 2800 Blue Ridge Rd Ste 300, Raleigh, NC 27607. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Does Dr. Yale Podnos, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Podnos has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Yale Podnos, MD?

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    Locations

    North Carolina Surgery at Raleigh

    North Carolina Surgery at Raleigh2800 Blue Ridge Rd Ste 300 Raleigh, NC 27607
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Podnos is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    Rex Hospital

    Raleigh, NC

    81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

    16 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)