Dr. Chester Algood MD
Urologists — Gainesville, FLContact Dr. Algood
Dr. Chester Algood specializes in urology, general surgery in Gainesville, Florida. Details of Dr. Algood's 33 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of Kentucky are available on your free doctor report.
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1600 SW Archer Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610
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A urologist manages benign and malignant medical and surgical disorders of the genitourinary system and the adrenal gland. This specialist has comprehensive knowledge of, and skills in, endoscopic, percutaneous, and open surgery of congenital and acquired conditions of the urinary and reproductive systems and their contiguous structures. No Sub-Specialty. and General SurgeryGeneral Surgery
A surgeon manages a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The surgeon established the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to surgical patients and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of the trauma victim and the critically ill surgical patient. The surgeon uses a variety of diagnostic techniques, including endoscopy, for observing internal structures, and may use specialized instruments during operative procedures. A general surgeon is expected to be familiar with the salient features of other surgical specialties in order to recognize problems in those areas and to know when to refer a patient to another specialist.. He is certified in Urology.
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Dr. Algood is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Shands Live Oak
1100 11th St SW
Live Oak, FL
EducationDr. Algood attended medical school at University of Kentucky College of Medicine and graduated in 1980 having 33 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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