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

Doctor Rating

4.4 out of 5

139 Ratings

Carl J. Westcott, M.D.

Associate Professor, General Surgery

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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery

NPI Number

  • 1356326219
Carl J. Westcott, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.4 out of 5

139 Ratings

Carl J. Westcott, M.D.

Associate Professor, General Surgery

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

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, General Surgery

Clinical Interests

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

Carl J. Westcott, M.D.

Associate Professor, General Surgery

Doctor Rating

4.4 out of 5

Carl J. Westcott, M.D.139 Ratings


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no complaints




I live a long distance (4-5 hour drive) from WFBH, but I continue to go there because of the excellent care and professionalism I have experienced.


Dr Westcott is very kind and attentive


Dr. was distracted by typing on laptop during visit.


Good all right.


Dr. Westcott seems to be a reserved and quiet person, and I respect that in his interactions with me. This may color feedback on his bedside manner from people who don't understand that. Whatever he says is always to the point and important, and I have no qualms about his skills.


Every thing has been outstanding.


Would not recommend!!!


Dr. Wescott showed compassion to me while discussing scleroderma disease I have He even took time to look up on the computer things about upcoming surgery and a medicene I am on I was very impressed and will definitely go back to him for followup


All he wanted to do was to Operate on me. He Dr. Westcott acted like he had no time for me or my problem.




Doctor was in a hurry and was texting someone when he finally got into room. He did not exam my healed incisions or anything. Sat down at computer asked how I was and typed something on computer then texted back and forth. I asked him for a doctors note and told him what I needed on it. He totally messed that up and his receptionist fixed it and was very nice. This was my 3 week check up after donating a kidney. I was dying or anything but there was no care given to me.


I appreciate having a resident with the doctor. If they can learn something about my ailment that's great.

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