Dr. Amer Alame, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Male
  
Dr. Alame

St. John Hospital & Medical Center

19229 Mack Ave Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236

Dr. Amer Alame, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Warren Campus and Ascension Saint John Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alame to book an appointment.


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Dr. Alame's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colectomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alame performs Colectomy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Alame performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alame treats Anal Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Alame treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alame treats Abdominal Disorders more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Alame treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Alame's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • 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
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Dr. Alame was compassionate and concerned. He remembered my history and reacted proactively to my concerns. He is friendly and personable. I felt very comfortable after my visit.
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Troy, MI – Mar 06, 2019
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Excellent surgeon on all levels Dr. Alame is he listens to you and makes sure your questions are answered and is very friendly as well as the office staff highly recommended.
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Kellsbells in sterling heights,MI – Mar 14, 2018
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First visit. Short wait in pleasant waiting area. Very kind, compassionate, and caring physician. Easy to speak with; clearly explained his diagnosis and treatment plan. Outstanding office staff; friendly, professional, helpful.
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Biography

Dr. Amer Alame, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Warren Campus and Ascension Saint John Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alame to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

Jackson Health System / University Of Miami
Fellowship Hospital
St. John Hospital & Medical Center
Residency Hospital
St. John Hospital & Medical Center
Internship Hospital
University of Miami / School of Medicine
Medical School
University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Undergraduate School

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Locations

St. John Hospital & Medical Center

Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery19229 Mack Ave Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
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Colorectal Clinic of Michigan

Colorectal Clinic of Michigan29519 Harper Ave Saint Clair Shores, MI 48081
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Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Warren Campus

Warren, MI

59% Patient experience rating, 10% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Ascension Saint John Hospital

Detroit, MI

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

Beaumont Hospital - Dearborn

Dearborn, MI

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe

Grosse Pointe, MI

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)