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Carr, David Ruddle, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.89 out of 5 | 217 reviews
General Surgery
Novant Health Salem Surgical Associates- Winston-Salem
(336) 765-5221
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Patient Comments 35 reviews
March 25, 2022
Being diagnosed with Breast Cancer is frightening. Dr. Carr and his nurses, PA made me feel at ease, answered all my concerns and I know they will take great care of me. This cancer was caught early…They are the best!
-Patient in DOBSON, North Carolina

March 25, 2022
Dr Carr is the best at what he does. Even more he has a great beside manner. He’s easy to talk to. I have never been uncomfortable with him in any way. Ive liked him as a doctor as well as a person since day one. Thank you Dr Carr for all you’ve done for me.
-Patient in ARARAT, Virginia

March 18, 2022
Sybil and Dr Carr always gives me top notch care.
-Patient in CLEMMONS, North Carolina

March 18, 2022
I was grateful for the concern and care. Working me into getting an appointment asap was awesome.
-Patient in GERMANTON, North Carolina

March 08, 2022
Dr. Carr and his staff were amazing. They were incredibly supportive and informative. They made a potentially scary situation very calming. I would highly recommend them!
-Patient in WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina


Practice locations
Novant Health Salem Surgical Associates- Winston-Salem
(336) 765-5221

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Medical School:
Duke University

Shands Healthcare 1988

Shands Healthcare 1992

Board Certifications:
General Surgery

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For more than two decades, David Carr, MD, has helped patients with a variety of medical conditions. He exclusively performs benign and oncologic breast treatments, allowing him to offer both surgical and nonsurgical interventions to his patients. He enjoys helping his patients feel comfortable and understand their health situations. His goal is for every patient to receive individualized care. Dr. Carr pioneered the sentinel node biopsy and the MammoSite partial breast irradiation service in the Winston-Salem area. He chose to focus his career on surgery because of the immediacy of relief for his patients. Outside of work, Dr. Carr enjoys spending time with his wife and their three grown children.

Special Interests: Breast Surgery, Breast Cancer, MammoSite

Gender: Male