Dr. Andrew Kassir, MD

Dr. Andrew Kassir, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Andrew Kassir, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Royal College Surgeons in 1983 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

8415 N Pima Rd Ste 288

Scottsdale, AZ 85258

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Dr. Kassir's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Excision of Rectal Tumor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kassir performs Excision of Rectal Tumor more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kassir performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kassir performs Colectomy more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kassir performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kassir treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kassir treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kassir'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
Carcinoma in Situ
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
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
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
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)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Secondary Malignancies
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Andrew Kassir, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Royal College Surgeons in 1983 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 1997
    Orlando Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    Maricopa Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1992
    Maricopa Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1992
  • 1983
    Royal College Surgeons
    Medical School
    1983

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kassir's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kassir

3.6

Based on 41 reviews

5 Stars
60.97560975609756%
(25)
4 Stars
4.878048780487805%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
(1)
1 Star
31.70731707317073%
(13)

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Without an MRI, told me I would need a permanent colostomy due to rectal cancer. When I started to cry, he told me to see a psychiatrist. After getting a second, third, fourth and fifth opinion, all of who disagreed w Kassir, I’m happy to report my tumor was successfully removed and I did not need...Read More
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I had an emergency appointment due to severe pain and bleeding. Receptionist made me late to the appointment with Dr. Kassir as she gave me wrong directions to the office. Doctor did not even care. I drove right to hospital emergency. Very bad experience.
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Reading the reviews I can only assume that he must have been a good doctor at some point. My experience was very different. He was very abrupt and rude. He did not have a good bedside manner. I would not recommend this doctor to anyone.
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Had a colonoscopy from Dr. Kassir and his staff and they did a great job. However, I was assured by his admin staff that the procedure was fully covered by my medical insurance and that was incorrect. The $1400 anethesiologist fee was not covered at all and I had to pay it. I did not have that...Read More
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Dr. Kassir was the most thorough, honest, professional and kind surgeon with whom I consulted. He came highly-recommended, as did the others, but somehow he made me feel comfortable going forward with facing a very serious, but life-saving surgery. The fact that he is highly-skilled using the...Read More
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Cofinity
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CoreSource
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
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Health Net PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
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Meritain Health
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