Dr. Aalok Sahai, MD

Dr. Aalok Sahai, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Aalok Sahai, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 2001 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

963 N McQueen Rd

Chandler, AZ 85225

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona PHCS
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sahai performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 93% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
high
more than 89% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

32  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • 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
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Transrectal
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sahai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sahai's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sahai to family and friends
44 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (37)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Sahai's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

Dr Sahai saved my life with emergency laporascopic colon sugery creating a nicely functional transverse colon. He’s a brilliant surgeon that knows exactly what to do and how to do it with a positive self assured professional demeanor. Follow up visits I experienced had the same caring positive...more
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Dr. Sahai was recommended by my Gastroenterologist for my robotic colon surgery. I felt that I was in very capable hands while I was under his care. My surgery and recovery went extremely well.
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I had a rectal/ vaginal fistula and required surgery. To say I was petrified would be an understatement. Dr. Sahai was confident, and empathetic.We scheduled the surgery. What was supposed to be at most a three hour surgery took six hours. Eight inches of the colon was removed but because of past...more
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Dr. Sahai performed a colon resection after I had had many attacks of diverticulitis. This was the most involved surgery I had ever gone through, and I was really worried. The surgery (arthroscopic with robotic assist) went perfectly. I only spent two nights in the hospital, and the recovery was...more
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Dr. Sahai took over my case after another Dr. aborted my first colonoscopy ever and recommended surgery. I am a 76 year old female with a family history of colon cancer. Dr.Sahai then did a colonoscopy and removed 6 large polyps without surgery. I had no bleeding or pain and my bowel was back to...more
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