Dr. Ronald Newton Locke MD Surgeon

Dr. Ronald Locke 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 Emory University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Locke 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: Breast, Colon & Rectal, Endocrine, Vascular, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast), Minimally Invasive Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Maryland
Residency, General Surgery, 1984–1985

Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1987–1992

Emory University School of Medicine
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 21 years in Surgery

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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