Dr. Robert Ripley

General Surgery
Salem, VA
42 years experience male

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Bio

I have a busy General Surgery practice in the Roanoke, Va. area. In addition to my surgery, I have developed interests in venous surgery and skincare, and twice a week I spend afternoons seeing patients with these problems.

Specialties
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General Surgery

Languages spoken

English

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Dr. Robert Ripley
42 years experience General Surgery
No : There is no proven technique to dissolve a gallstone. You may be aware that lithotripsy can be used "to break up kidney stones", but unfortunately, t ... Read More
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Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 1979MD
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