Dr. Philip Decker MD
General Surgeons — Owensboro, KYContact Dr. Decker
Dr. Philip Decker specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery in Owensboro, Kentucky. Details of Dr. Decker's 17 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of Louisville are available on your free doctor report.
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2801 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Philip Decker identified specializing in
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. and Vascular SurgeryVascular Surgery
A surgeon with expertise in the management of surgical disorders of the blood vessels, excluding the intercranial vessels or the heart.. He is certified in General Surgery.
A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Decker is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Owensboro Medical Health System
811 E Parrish Ave
EducationDr. Decker attended medical school at University of Louisville School of Medicine and graduated in 1996 having 17 years experience. Additional General Surgery training was conducted at Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals.
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.
Patients may also know Dr. Philip Decker MD as:
- Philip A Decker
- P Decker
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