Dr. Abiy Meshesha, MD

Dr. Abiy Meshesha, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Abiy Meshesha, MD is a general surgery specialist in Visalia, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Jimma University, Faculty Of Medicial Sciences in 1996 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

220 S Akers St Ste C

Visalia, CA 93291

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
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Top Care Areas

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more than 90% of peers
Anal Prolapse
more than 80% of peers
more than 54% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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5  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated


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61  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Neck Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Whipple Procedure
  • Wound Care and Management


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Jimma University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Jimma University, Faculty Of Medicial Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Jimma Institute Of Health Sciences
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Addis Ababa University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Meshesha has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Amharic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Meshesha's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Meshesha to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Meshesha's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

On 07/19/2017, Doctor operated me, but I perceive that He did not put one handred percent in my surgery. After the surgery, I saw a small table with a pair of scissors and pieces of flesh from my operated part. I did not saw bisturíes or blades on the table. Dr. Could deliberately removed this part...more
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I've never had surgery so I didn't know what to expect, from the initial consult, the OR and recovery. Dr Meshesha was honest, straightforward and showed genuine compassion and concern. Excellent bedside manner. My bilateral Inguinal hernia repair w/mesh could not have gone better and pain and...more
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Excellent procedure, recovery was better than expected/projected.
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Did not have cancer!!! Doctor cut nerves on face!!!
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