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 | 124 reviews
    General Surgery
    Novant Health Surgical Associates - Bolivia
    (910) 721-4000
    Ratings
    4.83
    Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
    4.85
    Your confidence in this care provider
    4.86
    Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
    4.83
    Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
    4.82
    Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
    4.83
    Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
    4.89
    Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
    4.82
    Amount of time the care provider spent with you
    4.79
    Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)
    4.80
    Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)
    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.


    Comments
    Patient Comments 13 reviews
    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

    July 19, 2018
    I researched this doctor before I ever made my appointment. His professionalism and concern for me as a human being was impeccable.
    -Patient in LITTLE RIVER, SC



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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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    Education
    Medical School:
    Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara 1981

    Residency:
    St. Francis Medical Center 1988

    Fellowship:
    St. Francis Medical Center 1995

    Board Certifications:
    General Surgery


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    Gender: Male