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Carr, David Ruddle, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.84 out of 5 | 187 reviews
General Surgery
Novant Health Salem Surgical Associates- Winston-Salem
(336) 765-5221
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Patient Comments 7 reviews
December 21, 2020
All information was explained in detail.
-Patient in GERMANTON, NC

December 12, 2020
love Dr. Carr, he is the best. have total confidence in him!
-Patient in PFAFFTOWN, NC

November 19, 2020
Dr. Carr and his staff are outstanding! Dr. Carr is so personable; he makes you feel at ease, even though the reason for your visit may be upsetting. He is an amazing surgeon and I would recommend him to everyone. I feel so blessed that he was my surgeon during my bout with breast cancer.

November 13, 2020
When I went in I was very concerned when I left I was at ease. *Dr. Carr is a wonderful doctor.
-Patient in KING, NC

October 28, 2020
*Dr. Carr is an intelligent and caring physician. He has always been excellent in caring for me and a great surgeon! I would highly recommend him.
-Patient in OAK RIDGE, NC


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