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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery • Male • Age 62

14850 Los Gatos Blvd
Los Gatos, CA 95032
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Dr. Coughlin's Experience

Dr. Coughlin's Care Philosophy


  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Anal Repair
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Background Check for Dr. Coughlin

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for California.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Southern California

Internship Hospital

Swedish Hospital Medical Center

Residency Hospital

Sansum Medical Clinic
Swedish Hospital Medical Center

Fellowship Hospital

Sansum Clinic-Colon & Rectal Surgery
Complete in 1991

Undergraduate Schools

University Of California, Davis
Graduated in 1976

Languages Spoken by Dr. Coughlin & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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