Dr. Emory Gary McDougal MD Surgeon

Dr. Emory McDougal is a surgeon in Hickory, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Catawba Valley Medical Center and Frye Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of South Alabama College of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. McDougal accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 7 doctors at Catawba Valley Medical Center and one of 6 at Frye Regional Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Clinical Interests: Bariatric Surgery, Breast Diseases, Colorectal Surgery, Critical Care, Hernia, Wound care

Education & Medical Training

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Residency, General Surgery, 1977–1982

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1982–1983

University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 31 years in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 26 years in Vascular Surgery

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Traumatic hemobilia. Successful nonoperative treatment in two cases.
McDougal, E. G., Mandel, S. R.

Aneurysms of the abdominal aorta. Incidence in blacks and whites in North Carolina.
Johnson, G., Avery, A., McDougal, E. G., Burnham, S. J., Keagy, B. A.

Popliteal artery to saphenous vein vascular access for hemodialysis.
Mandel, S. R., McDougal, E. G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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