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Dr. Walid Abou-Jaoude, MD

General Surgery* Age 60
Dr. Walid Abou-Jaoude, MD
4.7 (31 Ratings)
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Dr. Walid Abou-Jaoude, MD

General Surgery* Age 60
Lexington, KY
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience


Dr. Walid Abou-Jaoude, MD works in Lexington, KY as a General Surgery Specialist and has 32 years experience.

They are board certified in General Surgery and graduated from University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1992. Dr. Abou-Jaoude has has worked on more claims relating to Appendicitis and Umbilical Hernia than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Abou-Jaoude has received an average rating of 4.7 from patients and has been reviewed 31 times. They are affiliated with Baptist Health Lexington. They are accepting new patients. Dr. Abou-Jaoude also speaks Arabic. Dr. Abou-Jaoude practices at Practice in Lexington, KY.

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Feb 21, 2024
From the beginning if my breast cancer journey he provided a calm aura about him and instantly calms you . I will not let any other surgeon but him touch me . Loving compassionate highly skilled
— Feb 21, 2024
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  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
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Dr. Walid Abou-Jaoude, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today.

Dr. Abou-Jaoude accepts Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Abou-Jaoude accepts here.

Dr. Abou-Jaoude frequently sees patients for Appendicitis and Umbilical Hernia.

Yes, Dr. Abou-Jaoude speaks Arabic. See Dr. Abou-Jaoude's profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Abou-Jaoude has a star rating of 4.7/5 and has been reviewed 31 times.

Dr. Abou-Jaoude is board certified in General Surgery.

Dr. Abou-Jaoude has been practicing as a General Surgery Specialist for 32 years.

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  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

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  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

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  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

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  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

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  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

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  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

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