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WakeMed Cary Hospital
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
3024 New Bern Avenue
WakeMed Raleigh Campus Andrews Center, Suite 102
Raleigh 27610
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Dr. Rutherford is an associate professor of surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), an attending physician at WakeMed and a colonel in the United States Air Force Reserve. He earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, completed his internship and junior residency at UNC-CH and completed his senior residency at New Hanover Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, N.C. A diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and also board certified in critical care, Dr. Rutherford is especially interested in surgical critical care.

Clinical Interests
Surgical critical care
Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical School
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
New Hanover Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, N.C.
American Board of Surgery
Professional Memberships
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Insurance We Accept

WakeMed contracts with most major health insurance carriers. View a list of Insurance we accept.

Before scheduling an appointment with either a WakeMed employed provider or a community-based affiliated physician, we encourage you to contact your insurance company to verify that the location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co-insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility.

If you are uninsured, learn more about WakeMed's financial assistance policy.