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Carl J. Westcott, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

130 Ratings

Carl J. Westcott, M.D.

Associate Professor, err

Clinical Interests

Laparoscopic Surgery, General Surgery

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-0664
Department: 336-716-7255


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Education & Training

  • B.S., Dickinson College, 1986
  • M.D., Hahnemann University School of Medicine, 1991
  • Residency, Surgery, Hahnemann Med Coll/Hosp, 1996
  • Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, 1997

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery

NPI Number

  • 1356326219
Carl J. Westcott, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

130 Ratings

Carl J. Westcott, M.D.

Associate Professor, err

Research Interests

Laparoscopy; Fundoplication; Gastroesophageal Reflux; Esophageal Achalasia; Lithotripsy, Laser
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-0547 | Department: 336-716-7255


Recent Publications

Assocation of a surgical task during training with team skill acquisition among surgical residents: the missing piece in multidisciplinary team training. Sparks JL, Crouch DL, Sobba K, Evans D, Zhang J, Johnson JE, Saunders I, Thomas J, Bodin S, Tonidandel A, Carter J, Westcott C, Martin RS, Hildreth A.. JAMA Surg. 2017;():.

Ethnicity, medical insurance, and living kidney donation. Reeves-Daniel AM, Farney AC, Fletcher AJ, Assimos D, Westcott C, Rogers J, Stratta RJ, Rocco MV, Freedman BI.. Clin Transplant. 2013;27(4):E498-E503.

Race, insurance status, and living kidney donation [abstract]. Reeves-Daniel AM, Farney A, Fletcher A, Assimos DG, Westcott CJ, Ghanta M, Stratta RJ, Rogers J, Rocco MV, Freedman BI.. Am J Transplant. 2012;12(Suppl 3):332.

A comparison of pre-operative comorbidities and post-operative outcomes among patients undergoing laparoscopic nissen fundoplication at high- and low-volume centers. Varban OA, McCoy TP, Westcott C.. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011;15(7):1121-1127.

Donor-recipient relationships in African American vs. Caucasian live kidney donors. Reeves-Daniel A, Bailey A, Assimos D, Westcott C, Adams PL, Hartmann EL, Rogers J, Farney AC, Stratta RJ, Daniel K, Freedman BI.. Clin Transplant. 2011;25(5):E487-E490.

The effect of donor-recipient relationship on African American and Caucasian live kidney donors [abstract]. Reeves-Daniel AM, Hartmann EL, Bailey A, Westcott C, Assimos DG, Adams PL, Rogers J, Farney A, Stratta RJ, Daniel KR.. Am J Transplant. 2010;10(Suppl 4):274.

Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration and holmium laser lithotripsy: a novel approach to the management of common bile duct stones [video available]. Varban O, Assimos D, Passman C, Westcott C.. Surg Endosc. 2010;24(7):1759-1764.

Short-term renal outcomes in African American and Caucasian donors following live kidney donation. Reeves-Daniel A, Freedman BI, Assimos D, Hartmann EL, Bleyer A, Adams PL, Westcott C, Stratta RJ, Rogers J, Farney AC, Daniel KR.. Clin Transplant. 2010;24(5):717-722.

Impact of race and gender on live kidney donation. Reeves-Daniel A, Adams PL, Daniel K, Assimos D, Westcott C, Alcorn SG, Rogers J, Farney AC, Stratta RJ, Hartmann EL.. Clin Transplant. 2009;23(1):39-46.

Similar short-term renal outcomes among African Americans and caucasians following live kidney donation [abstract]. Reeves-Daniel A, Daniel K, Assimos D, Westcott C, Rogers J, Farney A, Stratta R, Hartmann E, Adams P, Bleyer A, Freedman B.. Am J Transplant. 2008;8(Suppl 2):191.

Team training in the operating room: the development of a multidisciplinary curriculum [abstract]. Carter JE, Chang MC, Bodin SG, Underwood DW, Essick BA, Lyon CC, Westcott CJ.. J Am Coll Surg. 2008;207(3 Suppl):S94.

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Associate Professor, err

Clinical Interests

Laparoscopic Surgery, General Surgery
Carl J. Westcott, M.D.

Carl J. Westcott, M.D.

Associate Professor, err

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

Carl J. Westcott, M.D.130 Ratings


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I always tell people, I'd probably be dead if not for Dr. Westcott. And I feel that's the truth.


Excellent experience!


He put my mind at ease as I did not have much faith in NC doctors as all I have been through since moving to NC and the previous doctors I have encountered with only 2-exceptions.


excellent very comfortable w dr westcott


During previous visit *Dr. Westcott prescribed new blood pressure medicine. This med is not usually given for this condition but since taking it for 2 months I have seen a marked improvement in the ability to swallow food -


This appointment was 2 weeks ago. Doctor changed one of my meds. resulting in a very noticeable change for the better.


I cannot say enough wonderful things about this _____ surgeon. I would recommend him to anyone needing surgery.


this was my first opration and i couldnt have ask for any better service then i got


Like I mentioned before, Dr Westcott exceptional.




Doctor was very good - willing to work with other doctors. Great doc.


Wake Forest Baptist Health is a good hospital and I recommend them


Care provider was very kind & friendly also made me feel very welcome & comfortable.

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