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Ponder, Philip Wade, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.68 out of 5 | 93 reviews
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Novant Health WomanCare - Winston-Salem
(336) 765-5470
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Patient Comments 5 reviews
May 08, 2021
Provider explained how he was interpreting my symptoms and why. Gave me time to ask questions. Staff and provider were efficient and friendly with concise, clear explanations about what was happening throughout appointment.
-Patient in PFAFFTOWN, North Carolina

May 05, 2021
Dr. Ponder is very professional, knowledgeable, careful, informative, attentive, and kind. Would definitely recommend him.
-Patient in PFAFFTOWN, North Carolina

April 08, 2021
Dr. Ponder has been providing me world class quality care for a number of years. He takes time to listen and discuss any concerns I may have, giving me well thought-out and easily understood answers. He has most definitely earned my complete confidence in his care and good judgement. I would highly recommend him to any woman seeking excellent GYN care.
-Patient in WILLIS, Virginia

April 07, 2021
Dr. Ponder is always very kind and listens to my concerns. Wonderful practitioner and would recommend him.
-Patient in WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina

November 23, 2020
*Philip Ponder is a great dr.


Practice locations
Novant Health WomanCare - Winston-Salem
(336) 765-5470

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Medical School:
UNC-Chapel Hill, School of Medicine

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center 1994

Board Certifications:
Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Philip W. Ponder, MD, FACOG, was led to the field of obstetrics and gynecology after his first day of clinical rotations when he witnessed his first caesarian section. He knew then that was what he wanted to do. In the two decades he has been practicing medicine, Dr. Ponder has found he enjoys many other aspects of his specialty as well. He enjoys enjoy routine obstetrics, delivering babies and gynecologic surgery, particularly robotic surgery. Away from the office, Dr. Ponder enjoys spending time with his wife, Carolyn, who is a nurse practitioner in women's health, and his son and daughter. He enjoys going to sporting events with his son, especially college football. He also enjoys playing tennis and running with his daughter.

Gender: Male