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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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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2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

26  Conditions Treated

33  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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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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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 to recommend Dr. Kassir

3.7

Based on 39 reviews

5 Stars
64.1025641025641%
(25)
4 Stars
5.128205128205129%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2.5641025641025643%
(1)
1 Star
28.205128205128204%
(11)

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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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Scottsdale , AZ – Jul 18, 2018
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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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Lars in Phoenix, AZ – Jun 01, 2018
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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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Lisa L in Scottsdale, AZ – Nov 03, 2017
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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....Read More
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Gilbert, AZ – Jul 24, 2017
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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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Cindy D in Scottsdale, AZ – Nov 29, 2016
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