Dr. David T. Rock

  • MD, FACS
  • Breast Surgeon
  • Spoken languages English

Overview

Dr. Rock has over 10 years of experience performing oncoplastic breast surgery that preserves and can even enhance the appearance of a woman’s natural breast while safely removing cancerous tissue. While in Atlanta, he helped pioneer Nipple Sparing Mastectomy and has helped refine that procedure to benefit more women who require or choose to have a mastectomy as part of their breast cancer treatment. He has personally performed a Nipple Sparing Mastectomy procedure on over 500 women. Dr. Rock has used various techniques to help hundreds of women avoid unsightly, disfiguring scars, and was recently honored by receiving Hidden Scar Surgery Certification recognizing his expertise and contributions to the technique. In addition to minimizing the scarring associated with surgery, he has developed an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery program that minimizes or eliminates pain after surgery. Dr. Rock is involved in Breast Cancer clinical research and has presented his research at national breast cancer meetings.

Career Positions

Current position(s)

  • Regional Breast Care - Breast Surgeon, Fort Myers, FL

Past position(s)

  • Southern Crescent Breast Specialist - Breast Surgeon, Jonesboro, GA
  • Southern Surgical Associates - Breast Surgeon, Greenville, NC
  • Physicians East - Breast Surgeon, Greenville, NC

Education

Universities

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, BS, Biology, Blacksburg, VA
  • Medical College of Virginia School of Pharmacy, BS, Pharmacy, Richmond, VA
  • Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, Richmond, VA

Residencies

  • East Carolina University School of Medicine, General Surgery, Greenville, NC

Internships

  • East Carolina University School of Medicine, General Surgery, Greenville, NC

Expertise And Interests

Interests

  • Oncoplastic Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology, Breast Cancer Survivorship

David Rock's Reviews

Overall

based on 182 Ratings 50 Comments

2020

Dr. Rock reviewed my medical history very carefully and provided insightful answers to my questions. He is an excellent doctor!!!!!

2020

Dr. Rock was very very caring and didn't make the visit feel impersonal at all. And was even willing to answer all of my. Mother questions and concerns and he was just very pleasant to be around.

2020

Dr Rock was wonderful I was very happy with my procedure

2020

Nothing, always on time. Never have a long wait but Dr Rock is always ready to answer any question and never rushes you. Besides being a great surgeon, he has a terrific bedside manor.

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