Duke General Surgery of Raleigh
Duke General Surgery of Raleigh
919-420-5000 Dr. Cline Appointments
919-431-9911 Dr. Watters Appointments

Duke General Surgery of Raleigh

Type:Specialty Clinic

Duke General Surgery of Raleigh offers comprehensive, experienced care for a range of conditions that require skilled surgical intervention.

Dr. Cline Appointments   919-420-5000
Dr. Watters Appointments   919-431-9911
Office   919-862-2663
Fax   919-420-5006 (Dr. Cline), 919-850-1397 (Dr. Watters)

Clinic Hours

8:00 am - 4:30 pm 8:00 am - 4:30 pm 8:00 am - 4:30 pm 8:00 am - 4:30 pm 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Closed Closed
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Medical Office Building 7
3404 Wake Forest Road
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27609-7376
Dr. Cline Appointments 919-420-5000
Dr. Watters Appointments 919-431-9911
Office 919-862-2663
Fax 919-420-5006 (Dr. Cline), 919-850-1397 (Dr. Watters)


Our surgeons have special expertise in different types of surgery — including thoracic, breast, biliary, colon and rectal, hernia, endocrine, and surgical oncology.

From initial evaluation to post-surgical follow-up, our patients receive top-caliber care in a compassionate, state-of-the-art environment. Our services include:

Ultrasound-Guided Procedures, Including:

  • Cyst aspiration of breast or thyroid
  • Fine-needle aspiration of breast or thyroid
  • Core-needle breast biopsy
  • Large-core breast biopsy (ABBI)
  • Needle-guided open breast biopsy

Cancer Services, Including:

  • Minimally invasive diagnostic techniques, including sentinel lymph node biopsy in suspected cases of melanoma and breast cancer
  • Surgical removal of malignant disease
  • Palliative surgery

Laparoscopic Procedures, Including:

  • Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)
  • Hernia repair
  • Procedures for hiatal hernia and gastric reflux
  • Lung and chest surgery
  • Bowel resection
  • Appendectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Exploratory procedures
  • Minimally invasive, radioimmunoguided parathyroidectomy

Accepted Insurance

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health 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 proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

  • Aetna Choice POS, Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice HMO, Aetna Open Access Elect Choice
  • Aetna Health Network Only, Aetna Health Network Option
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Limited Benefit Insurance PPO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO Open Access
  • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO, PPO)
  • Aetna Medicare Premier Plan (PPO)
  • Aetna Medicare Prime Plan (HMO, PPO)
  • Aetna Open Access HMO, Open Access Aetna Select, Aetna Open Access Select, Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna PCP Coordinated POS Plan
  • Aetna Quality Point of Service (QPOS)
  • Aetna Select HMO
  • Aetna Traditional Choice
  • Aetna Voluntary Indemnity Group Plan
  • Aetna Whole Health – Duke WakeMed WKCC
  • Ambetter of North Carolina
Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
  • Blue Advantage
  • Blue Medicare (HMO, PPO)*
  • Blue Options (123, PPO, HSA)
  • Blue Select
  • NC State Employees Health Plan
  • *Duke HomeCare and Hospice does not participate in the plan.

  • Cigna Choice Plus
  • Cigna Open Access
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
Duke Group Plans
  • Duke Basic
  • Duke Select
First Health
Gateway Health Alliance
Gateway Health Plan
  • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Prime (HMO)
  • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Select (HMO)
Halifax Physician-Hospital Organization
  • Humana Choice (PPO)
  • Humana ChoiceCare (PPO)
  • Humana Gold Choice (PFFS)
  • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
  • First Medicare Direct*
  • Medicare Part A
  • Medicare Part B
  • *This is for Wake County only.

MultiPlan / Private Healthcare Systems
NC Medicaid
  • NC Medicaid*
  • *Not all Duke locations and doctors participate in this plan. Please contact the location you will be visiting to determine what is accepted.

OneNet PPO
Optima Health
  • Optima Family Care (Medicaid HMO in VA)
  • Optima Individual & Family (On & Off Exchange Plans)
  • Optima Plus (PPO)
  • Optima Vantage (HMO)
  • TRICARE Extra*
  • TRICARE for Life*
  • TRICARE Prime*
  • TRICARE Prime Remote*
  • TRICARE Standard*
  • *Duke Primary Care does not participate with the plan.

United Healthcare
  • AARP Medicare Complete (HMO, PPO)
  • AARP Medicare Complete Essential (HMO)
  • All Savers Alternate Funding
  • All Savers Fully Insured
  • State Employee Health Plan (for retirees)
  • United Healthcare (HMO, PPO, POS)
  • United Healthcare Charter/Charter Balance/Charter Plus
  • United Healthcare Choice/Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare Core/Core Essential
  • United Healthcare Navigate/Navigate Plus/Navigate Balanced
  • United Healthcare of the River Valley
  • United Healthcare Option PPO
  • United Healthcare Options PPO with Harvard Pilgrim
  • United Healthcare Passport Connect Choice/Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare Passport Connect Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select/Select Plus
  • United Medical Resources (UMR)

Our Providers

Gastrointestinal Surgeon, General Surgeon
4.57 out of 5
General Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist
4.76 out of 5
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Getting Here

Medical Office Building 7
3404 Wake Forest Road
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27609-7376


Free parking is available in the parking garage adjacent to Duke Medicine Plaza.