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

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

142 Ratings
5 Comments

Gregory S. Waters, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Specialties

Rectal Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
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 Surgery, American Board of 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

142 Ratings
5 Comments

Gregory S. Waters, M.D.

Associate Professor, Surgery, General

Contact Information

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

Email: gwaters@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

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

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

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

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

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

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Associate Professor, Surgery, General

Clinical Specialties

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

Gregory S. Waters, M.D.

Associate Professor, Surgery, General

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Gregory S. Waters, M.D.142 Ratings
5 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
4.8
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
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.6
Wait time at clinic
4.1



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.

5/12/2014

Dr. Waters was kind, considerate, and generous with his time in explaining answers to any questions I had for him.

5/6/2014

Good.

4/15/2014

Dr Waters excels beyond the normal experience I have had in the past with doctors and is much more informative and down to earth providing clear understandable information.

3/27/2014

Good.

3/26/2014

Said he might be able to help me but maybe not. Did NOT explain what happens if he cannot fix it.

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