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Phillip P. Shadduck, MD, FACS

Phillip P. Shadduck, MD, FACS

General Surgery, GI & Hernia Surgery

Board Certified General Surgeon

Triangle Region

Brier Creek

Dr. Shadduck earned his undergraduate and medical degrees in his native state of California. Upon completion of medical school at UCLA, he moved to the East Coast where he completed his internship, residency, and research fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Shadduck has more than 20 years’ experience treating illnesses in the following areas:
• Abdominal/GI surgery – for diseases of the esophagus, stomach, gallbladder, small bowel, appendix, and large bowel
• Hernia surgery – for inguinal, femoral, ventral/incisional, diaphragmatic, and other hernias
• Breast surgery – for benign and malignant breast disease
• Endocrine surgery – for diseases of the adrenal, parathyroid, and thyroid glands
His current clinical and research interests are in abdominal/GI and hernia surgery, and medical device development.

Since 1993, Dr. Shadduck has served the Triangle and surrounding communities, treating patients at Duke Regional Hospital, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Regional Surgical Associates, and North Carolina Specialty Hospital. He has served in leadership positions at each of these institutions.

Dr. Shadduck has published more than 50 scientific articles, abstracts, and book chapters, and he has served as editor of a book titled Ethics of Surgical Innovation. He currently serves on several editorial boards: Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Surgical Endoscopy, and Hernia. He also serves in leadership positions with the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (President 2016-2017).

Beyond the local and national levels, Dr. Shadduck has volunteered his time and expertise internationally, engaging in medical missionary work for numerous years in Central America, and he has taught minimally invasive surgery on three continents.

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  • Undergraduate Education: University of California, Riverside (Summa Cum Laude; Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Graduate Education: University of California, Los Angeles (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Residency: Duke University Medical Center


  • American College of Surgeons
  • Americas Hernia Society
  • Chinese Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Christian Academic Surgeons
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association
  • North Carolina Surgical Association
  • Romanian Society of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gynecology
  • Sabiston Surgical Society
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

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I highly recommend this practice and Dr. Shadduck. Had successful gall bladder surgery two weeks ago and I'm doing very well. Dr. Shadduck is caring, very knowledgeable and takes time for your questions. Office staff and nurses are excellent as well.

Pat L


Fantastic experience here on both of my visits. The staff is very friendly and professional. Dr. Shadduck is a great doctor. He takes the time to explain things very thoroughly and makes you feel like you are the most important patient that he has.

Mark T


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