Dr. Abiy A. Meshesha, MD

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Dr. Abiy A. Meshesha, MD

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Abiy Meshesha, MD, Inc 220 S Akers St Ste C, Visalia, CA 93291 Get Directions
(559) 636-8600

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  • 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
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania
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  • Coventry Health Care of Iowa
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • Elderplan
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  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Health Net of California
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  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross
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  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (12)
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in Visalia, CA |
Excellent procedure, recovery was better than expected/projected.
in exeter, ca |
Did not have cancer!!! Doctor cut nerves on face!!!
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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Goiter
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileostomy Status
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lipomas
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • 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)
  • 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

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Jimma University, Faculty Of Medicial Sciences

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center

    Completed in 2005

    Jimma Institute Of Health Sciences

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Addis Ababa University

    Completed in 2002

    Baylor College Of Med

    Completed in 2009

  • Undergraduate School
    Jimma University

    Graduated in 1990

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Amharic

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Dr. Meshesha's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Meshesha's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Meshesha

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Meshesha's Care Philosophy

Compassionate Minimally invasive Patient centered