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

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

130 Ratings

Carl J. Westcott, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Laparoscopic Surgery, General Surgery

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
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

NPI Number

  • 1356326219
Carl J. Westcott, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

130 Ratings

Carl J. Westcott, M.D.

Associate Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

education/training (all f, t,, surgery/trauma/burns/trauma

Contact Information

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

Recent Publications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Associate Professor, General Surgery

Clinical Interests

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

Carl J. Westcott, M.D.

Associate Professor, General Surgery

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

Carl J. Westcott, M.D.130 Ratings

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."
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Patient Comments

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Has great rapport with patients!


the doctor didn't know if I was the patient or if my mom was, he did not discuss my after care with me and just barely even looked at my incisions, he didn't even know why he had performed surgery on me. he did not know anything about me when he came in the room.




This was excellent care. Thank you so much for the best care.


Everything went good.


*Dr. Westcott was a professional & caring doctor. He is tops in my book.


There should be an excellent choice her because very good just isn't enough to describe Dr. Westcott!


good physician-poor bedside manner


I trust the physician because he listened to me.


I have always received the best of care from this provider.


I was very impressed with his willingness to accommodate me, and to answer all of my questions. Additionally, I felt that he was genuinely interested in my well being.


It's all good. In fact I consider Wake Baptist and their staff excellent. Since going there I've felt better than I have in 5 years.


Dr. Westcott is excellent physician and I would request him and his services for any future medical procedures.?




No bad experience.

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