Our Providers

    Our Providers

    The board certified surgeons at Novant Health Surgical Associates specialize in general and vascular surgery, as well as surgical oncology. Our surgeons are skilled in the latest minimally invasive surgery techniques.

    We see each patient as an individual. Before determining a course of treatment, we review your diagnosis and personal health history. Together we explore treatment options and then decide the best course of action for you.

    DeSandre, Adolfo Richard, MD

    Affiliated with Novant Health
    4.83 out of 5 | 126 reviews
    General Surgery
    Novant Health Surgical Associates - Bolivia
    (910) 721-4000
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    The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Novant Health Medical Group has earned the Press Ganey Seal of Integrity for having met scientifically rigorous standards for collecting and publicly reporting patient experience data. The Seal of Integrity affirms the validity of the organization's program and ensures that provider's performance ratings are objectively and accurately represented.

    Patient Comments 12 reviews
    January 23, 2019
    *Dr. Desandre is a really great doctor. He takes his time with his patients and gets them the help they need.
    -Patient in CALABASH, NC

    October 25, 2018
    this doctor/surgeon was the most helpful doctor I have ever seen. he took time to explain everything to me. best advice I received EVER!
    -Patient in SOUTHPORT, NC

    October 22, 2018
    Excellent surgeon! Kind & concerned about your welfare.
    -Patient in BOLIVIA, NC

    October 18, 2018
    Dr.DeSandre is so informative, always!
    -Patient in CAROLINA SHORES, NC

    July 19, 2018
    Dr. DeSandre was excellent with me in all aspects of his care for me!
    -Patient in OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC

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    Practice locations
    Novant Health Surgical Associates - Bolivia
    (910) 721-4000
    Novant Health Surgical Associates - Calabash
    (910) 721-4000

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    Medical School:
    Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara

    St. Francis Medical Center 1988

    St. Francis Medical Center 1995

    Board Certifications:
    General Surgery

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    Gender: Male