Dr. Andrew Kassir, MD

Dr. Andrew Kassir, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(37)
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Dr. Andrew Kassir, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Scottsdale, AZ. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

8415 N Pima Rd Ste 288

Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Contact Information

(480) 947-3533

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
more than 94% 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 Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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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
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • 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 and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • 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
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • 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
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kassir has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kassir's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kassir to family and friends
3.9
based on 37 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Kassir's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Scottsdale, AZ |
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...more
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Gilbert, AZ |
Dr. Kassir was my surgeon for colon surgery. He was excellent. He always took his time explaining procedures and what to expect. He told my husband and I to call him anytime with any questions or concerns. My surgery went well and I feel great and am very thankful that Dr. Kassir was my Doctor....more
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in Scottsdale, AZ |
I believe Dr. Kassir may have saved my life. When others doctors and many tests could not pinpoint the origin of my cancer, he found it in about 5 seconds. Great bedside manner, great doctor.
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in Sierra Vista, AZ |
He performed a life saving surgery and I am doing well after almost two years.
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Dr Kassir saved my life so of course I would recommend him and I do he is very kind and compassionate
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kassir accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net HMO
    Health Net PPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Meritain Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Signature
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Kassir has admitting privileges

HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center
7400 E Osborn Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center
7400 E Thompson Peak Pkwy
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center
9003 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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