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Gregory S. Waters, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

244 Ratings
31 Comments
 

Gregory S. Waters, M.D.

Associate Professor, General Surgery

Clinical Interests

Rectal Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-0664
Department: 336-716-0547

Email: gwaters@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1982
  • M.D., East Carolina University School of Medicine, 1990
  • Internship, Surgery, Med Coll Georgia Hsps/Clns, 1991
  • Residency, Surgery, Med Coll Georgia Hsps/Clns, 1997

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery

Memberships

  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Southeastern Surgical Congress
  • Winston-Salem Surgical Society
  • Am Coll Of Surgeons
  • Forsyth-Davie-Stokes Medical S

NPI Number

  • 1003893629
Gregory S. Waters, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

244 Ratings
31 Comments
 

Gregory S. Waters, M.D.

Associate Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Sacrococcygeal Region; Oophoritis; Xanthomatosis; Sigmoid Diseases; Intestinal Obstruction
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-0547 | Department: 336-716-0547

Email: gwaters@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Effect of exparel TAP infiltration on postoperative outcomes in colorectal surgery [abstract]. Lagergren ER, Bourean C, Wells R, Jaffe D, Russell G, Waters GS, Bohl JL.. In: Abstracts of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta (GA). 2016;():P190.

Xanthogranulomatous oophoritis presenting as an adnexal mass and bowel obstruction. A case report. Son J, Raetskaya-Solntseva O, Tirman PA, Waters GS, Kelly MG.. J Reprod Med. 2015;60(5-6):273-276.

Incidence and operative excision of presacral masses: an institutional analysis. Hiller DJ, Waters GS, Bohl JL.. Am Surg. 2015;81(12):1237-1239.

Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) helps select patients for transanal surgery for early rectal cancers and large polyps [abstract]. Lake A, Kundu S, Conway J, Evans J, Waters G, Bohl J, Mishra G.. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013;108(Suppl 1):S163.

Preoperative magnetic resonance enterography (MRE) accurately identifies pathologic and surgically confirmed penetrating and obstructive complications of Crohn's disease [abstract]. Lynch S, Bloomfeld R, Mott R, Waters G, Childs D, Leyendecker J.. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010;105(Suppl 1):S422.

MR enterography in the management of patients with Crohn disease. Leyendecker JR, Bloomfeld RS, DiSantis DJ, Waters GS, Mott R, Bechtold RE.. Radiographics. 2009;29(6):1827-1846.

An abscess in Crohn's disease identified by MR enterography that could not be diagnosed by CT scan [abstract]. Lynch S, Bloomfeld R, Leyendecker J, Waters G.. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009;104(Suppl 3):S357-S358.

Use of sentinel node mapping for cancer of the colon: 'to map or not to map'. Thomas KA, Lechner J, Shen P, Waters GS, Geisinger KR, Levine EA.. Am Surg. 2006;72(7):606-611.

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Associate Professor, General Surgery

Clinical Interests

Rectal Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Gregory S. Waters, M.D.

Gregory S. Waters, M.D.

Associate Professor, General Surgery

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Gregory S. Waters, M.D.244 Ratings
31 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.7
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
4.0



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

5/30/2017

The very best, I always know they will give me the best care available.

5/23/2017

First time I had appointment with *Dr. Waters. Very impressed.

5/23/2017

Very happy with my visit and the understanding care provided.

5/18/2017

Everything was explained to us for us to understand.

3/22/2017

We felt confident in *Dr. Waters abilities from start to finish - excellent experience.

3/22/2017

Dr. Waters is an excellent provider. one of the best I have seen in years. he was very kind, patient and took time to help me figure out the best options for me personally.

3/21/2017

Dr. Waters and his staff were very kind and caring. He was very detailed regarding my upcoming procedure as well as suggestions for future success.

3/13/2017

Dr. Waters gave me all the facts and options and allowed me to make the final decision regarding my care.

3/7/2017

Dr. Waters is an excellent physician--very caring, compassionate and knowledgeable. WF is fortunate to have him.

3/6/2017

Dr. Waters was outstanding in every possible way. I had great confidence in his medical knowledge, surgical expertise, and ability to see the big picture.

1/25/2017

Have also heard a lot of good things about Dr. Waters

1/19/2017

Dr. Waters is absolutely terrific.

1/17/2017

Dr. Waters and his group always gives me great care

12/19/2016

Best doctor ever! Intelligent, compassionate, extremely busy, but ALWAYS responds to calls/emails. Trust him without measure.

12/12/2016

Dr Waters is absolutely amazing. He treats his patients with the utmost respect, & handles all concerns with extreme care. I have not always had the best treatment from other doctors at Baptist, but this is not the case with Dr. Waters. I rest easy knowing that when I come in for care from him, I have nothing to worry about.

11/19/2016

There is no one like Doctor Waters. What a kind, thoughtful, and caring doctor. He is always interested in my feelings, he explains the situation to me. When I leave his office I know I have received the best information available.

11/9/2016

I felt very confident in the surgeon after talking with him . He explained everything where I understood him.

11/3/2016

NO bad experiences with Dr Waters. He is an excellent doctor.

10/18/2016

A very pleasant experience- everyone was very helpful and caring.

10/11/2016

undoubtedly, Dr. Waters is a most excellent and caring surgeon for gastro surgeries!

10/10/2016

Dr. Waters is an excellent surgeon.

10/1/2016

I can't say enough good about Dr Waters. Other than being an excellent doctor, his personality and sweet spirit is remarkable. He puts the patient at ease, up front with questions, and gives honest answers. He really cares for his patients.

9/13/2016

Dr Waters is an exceptional individual and excellent Doctor.

9/5/2016

Feel very confident about the surgery.

8/24/2016

Everyone was very courteous!

8/23/2016

Dr. Waters did an outstanding job of making sure I understood my problem and what he recommended to fix it. Despite having a very full day, he took plenty of time with me and answered my questions patiently and thoroughly. I felt well cared for and left the office with great confidence that I was in the right place for the care I needed!

8/22/2016

I have the upmost confidence in Dr. Waters and his staff.

8/17/2016

Provider seem to speak of the surgery as a common occurrence instead of the effect the surgery would have on my individual health

8/11/2016

My experience with your Hospital has been the best all the way around--every one has been great.

7/29/2016

I have complete trust in this doctor.

7/18/2016

There are not enough words to express my gratitude to Dr. Waters his staff and Baptist hospital.

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