Dr. Aalok Sahai, MD

Dr. Aalok Sahai, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
(41)
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Dr. Aalok Sahai, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Chandler, AZ. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.

963 N McQueen Rd

Chandler, AZ 85225

Contact Information

(480) 646-8440

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)
  • 38 More

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Top Care Areas

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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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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Colon Ulcer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Enterocutaneous Fistula
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ileostomy Status
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Perforation
  • Positive Hemoccult
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Rectal Ulcer
  • Rectourethral Fistula
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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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 Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal 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

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sahai to family and friends
4.4
based on 41 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 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 (15)

Tempe, AZ |
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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in Phoenix, AZ |
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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Chandler, AZ |
Dr Aalok Sahai is a true professional. His knowledge and kindness was exactly what I needed.
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Queen Creek, AZ |
Great surgeon! Outstanding care! Dr. Sahai has performed 2 successful surgeries on me personally. Nobody will ever open my belly except Dr Sahai. Because I have Crohns Disease I was a "challenging patient" with possibilities of serious complications after surgery. Dr. Sahai was open, honest,...more
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Scottsdale, AZ |
I highly recommend both Dr. Sahai and his partner for their exceptional skill. The office staff does the best they can in an environment barely suited for patients. The office entrance is a long walk from the parking lot, and the waiting room is always overcrowded and overheated. Standing room...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sahai accepts 47 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Motorola Health Plans
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Arizona PHCS
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Banner Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Bridgeway Health Solutions
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Care 1st Health Plan
    AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Open Access
  • Community Care Network
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Health Net HMO
    Health Net PPO
  • Humana
    Gold
    Humana PPO
  • Indian Health Service
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Mercy Care
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
    RAN/AMN
  • One Health
  • PHCS
    PHCS PPO
  • Phoenix Health Plan
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    Phoenix Health Plan (w/prior authorization)
  • SCAN Health Plan
  • State Farm
  • Tricare
  • Triwest
    TriCare/TriWest
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
    AHCCCS Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    CarePlus
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare POS
    PacifiCare PPO
    Secure Horizons
    United Healthcare
  • Veteran Administration Plan
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Sahai has admitting privileges

Banner Baywood Medical Center
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Banner Desert Medical Center
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