Chief, General Surgery
I strive to be at the cutting edge in new minimally invasive techniques and offer the best available surgical treatment to my patients.
In Practice Since
Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2006
Procedures Performed
Cholecystectomy
Lap partial/subtotal/total gastrectomy
Lap/open adrenalectomy
Lap/open inguinal and incisional hernia repair
Lap/open splenectomy
Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair
Nissen/Heller Myotomy/Fundoplication
Pancreatic pseudocyst drainage
Pyloroplasty/gastrojejunostomy
Vericose vein ablations
Affiliations
Carilion Clinic
VTC Affiliate
Specialties
Medical Education
Jefferson Medical College
Undergraduate Education
Carnegie Mellon University
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Certifications
American Board of Surgery (General Surgery)
Degree
M.D.
Schools
Jefferson Medical College
Internships
East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
Residencies
East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
Fellowships
East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
University of Kentucky
Interests
Adrenal mass
Appendicitis
Colon mass
Diverticulitis
Gallbladder disease
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Hernias
Paraesophageal hernias
Spleen disorders
Venous Insufficiency
Given Name
Curtis E.
Surname
Bower
Gender
Male
Accepts Children
false
Accepts New Clients
true
Accepts Mychart Appointments
true
Accepts New Appointments
false
Average Rating
4.9
Rating Count
42
Accepts Children
false
Accepts New Clients
true
Accepts MyChart Appointments
true
Accepts New Appointments
false
Should Be Deleted
no
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Explained Clearly
Explained Clearly Rating
5.0
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Listened Carefully
Listened Carefully Rating
5.0
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Easy Instructions
Easy Instructions Rating
4.9
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Knew Medical History
Knew History Rating
4.7
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Showed Respect
Showed Respect Rating
5.0
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Spent Enough Time
Spent Enough Time Rating
4.9