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Ponder, Philip Wade, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.64 out of 5 | 134 reviews
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Novant Health WomanCare - Winston-Salem
(336) 765-5470
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Patient Comments 14 reviews
September 02, 2022
Dr Ponder is a fantastic gynecologist, kind caring and explains every step of the examination.
-Patient in SUMMERFIELD, North Carolina

August 30, 2022
Wonderful Staff. Very attentive and kind.
-Patient in WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina

July 21, 2022
I was a first time patient to see Dr.Ponder & was very pleased with my visit from check in all the way through to checking out. The entire staff was very warm & welcoming & kind. Dr. Ponder explained things in an easy to understand manner and was easy to talk with.
-Patient in HAMPTONVILLE, North Carolina

July 17, 2022
My visits are always excellent and treated respectable
-Patient in WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina

July 16, 2022
Nurse and doctor were so polite and made me feel as comfortable as possible
-Patient in PFAFFTOWN, North Carolina


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